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Canada Lands Compnay

Regional Accountant



Job Description

Regional Accountant

Location – Calgary

Reporting Structure – Manager, Regional Accounting


Purpose of Role

The Regional Accountant provides accounting, budgeting, financial review and analysis support to the Regional Real Estate Team as well as assisting the Corporate Accounting Team with accounting and finance related tasks (e.g. month end, quarter end and year end audit support, ad-hoc financial analysis, special projects/initiatives).





  • Supports the Real Estate Team in reporting financial information for the regional properties (development and rental operations), including preparation of project budgets/proformas and other reporting as required.
  • Supports the Real Estate Team with financial information/analysis for due diligence preparation on potential acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Records details of all financial transactions for the regional properties into the GL for monthly and quarterly reporting. This may include invoicing, cash receipts, AP processing, land sales (revenue recognition & cost of sales) and journal entries.
  • Supports Head Office quarterly and annual reporting by providing the necessary supporting schedules related to the respective regional property portfolio.
  • Provides monthly, quarterly, and year end reporting and analysis to real estate and finance, including variance analysis, GL reconciliations, and various reports including job cost reports, contract listing reports, capex reports, commitment reports, sales and acquisition reports and LC reports.
  • Prepares Joint Venture Reporting and budgeting, analysis, invoicing and reporting including monthly financial statements (where applicable) and attend JV partner meetings if applicable.
  • Supports the Corporate Finance Team with interim and year end audit information requests.



  • Assists the Regional Real Estate Team in preparing the consolidated budget package including the summary and detailed reports (proforma/budget update, variance analysis etc.) to support the 5-year Corporate Plan for the CFO, EVP, and the Regional Management Team.
  • Participates in the Annual Project Budget meetings alongside the regional real estate team.



  • Ensures all Accounts Payable associated with their respective region are processed on a timely basis and liaises with Head Office with regard to all Accounts Payable related matters.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all commitments for the portfolio are set-up and maintained in accordance with company policy.  This includes preparing the commitment and ensuring all appropriate documentation has been provided.
  • Checks extension/coding of the invoices and verifies related backup documents.
  • Prepares payment request forms for the project and office costs.
  • Obtains approval within the delegated signing authorities, as it relates to payment processing of invoices.



Rental Operations

  • Provides oversight, through review and analysis of the monthly reporting for operating activities that are outsourced to third party managers.  This includes leasing activities that are managed by a third party property manager and other business activities.  Liaise as necessary with the property managers to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
  • Reviews finance terms of lease agreements.
  • Records monthly entries for operating activities managed by third parties.
  • Monitors the receivables and ensure collection in a timely manner, process the cash receipts accordingly.


Development Operations

  • Records all Land Sales, including review of sales agreements, statement of adjustments, cash receipts, and ensuring all transactions are recorded in agreement with accounting policies.
  • Prepares and records all bank deposits for their projects.





  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in business, finance or accounting required.
  • Professional accounting designation required (CPA).
  • Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive accounting experience required.
  • Experience in real estate and land development accounting preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS required.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
    • Knowledge of JD Edwards and Insight computer systems and software, an asset.



To express your interest in being considered for this position, please forward your resume in confidence to hr-rh@clc.ca by October 18, 2017. . We thank all applicants for participating in the selection process.  Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Canada Lands Company CLC Limited is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Lands Company is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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Canada Lands Compnay
Real Estate – Development, Sales & Leasing, Property Management
Posting Date: 04-Oct-2017Real Estate – Development, Sales & Leasing, Property ManagementAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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