Real Estate Accountant

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We are currently seeking a detail oriented Real Estate Accountant with exceptional written and verbal communication skills to join our team.  In this role, you will work with multiple internal and external customers and suppliers. Work within the team to maintain open communication with multiple departments.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for day to day administration and monthly reporting of Real Estate accounting department and specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Journal entries — average rent, month/year end accruals, energy management etc.
  • Financial reporting — Maintain IFRS lease workbook and contractual rent obligations
  • Provide assistance with preparation of monthly occupancy variance analyses
  • Account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, as assigned
  • Assist in providing backup for external auditors
  • Insurance submission/tracking
  • Treasury reporting — Cashflow and Lease commitments/defaults
  • Provide assistance with preparation of annual budgets
  • Additional rent reconciliation's
  • Coordinate tax appeals
  • Assistance with Conflict resolution — Landlord/Tenant matters
  • Facility management issues
  • Assistance with Capital Project analysis as required
  • Lease review, as required
  • Property accounting re: third party tenants
  • Cash deposit summary
  • Other duties and projects as required

Requirements:

•      Post-secondary education in an accounting program

•      Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles

•      4+ years of real estate accounting with strong financial analytical skills

•      Knowledge of an ERP and Microsoft Office applications is an asset

•      Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization

•      Ability to work in a fast-paced team oriented environment

•      Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities

Reporting to the Manager Planning, Leasing Manager and VP of Real Estate, the Real Estate Accountant will possess 3+ years commercial real estate industry experience. If you have a dynamic, energetic personality with exceptional interpersonal skills working with staff at all levels in an organization; a proven track record working independently to develop and implement accounting policies and procedures, financial systems and reports; a high level of attention to detail; excellent problem solving skills and the ability to analyze and interpret financial data in a logical manner this an excellent career progression opportunity.