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Assistant Accounting Manager

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

Assistant Accounting Manager – Financial Reporting-3569-CA

Expert Recruiters is currently seeking a Assistant Accounting Managerto join a publicly traded high-end real estate investment firm located in the downtown core. Fit is everything in this firm so if you want to work in a great place with great people this may be the role for you.

Who you are!

Reporting to the VP of Finance, the candidate will perform the duties outlined below.  This is a well-rounded, comprehensive role and a great learning opportunity for a high-achieving candidate.


You have:

Strong communication and technical skills, strong accounting principles and ERP experience (Yardi ideal) and strong Microsoft Office Suite is necessary. The ability to work independently and work in an environment where details and accuracy is paramount.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review property level financial information to ensure accuracy of accounting;
  • Analyze accounting/tax issues and prepare supplemental analysis where required;
  • Prepare accounting memos in accordance with US GAAP;
  • Manage the company’s debt accounting, forecasting and compliance process;
  • Monitor debt covenants and ensure timely reporting to lenders/servicers;
  • Manage the company’s line of credit, escrows and cash balances;
  • Prepare portfolio debt and escrow reconciliations, fair value of debt calculations;
  • Prepare loan summaries to facilitate monitoring and compliance;
  • Prepare 10-Q/10-K financial statement footnotes and disclosures;
  • Prepare management analysis and supplemental financial information;
  • Review tenant expense reconciliations in accordance with lease agreements;
  • Prepare or approve manual journal entries where required;
  • Oversee financial system access and security permissions;
  • Lead systems development and implementation of the new financial modules;
  • Provide corporate leadership in data management and best practices;
  • Assist with the company’s annual budgeting and forecasting process;
  • Assist with the company’s fundraising and prospectus supplement process; and
  • Monitor internal controls and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley;

Job Qualifications 

  • CPA, CA or equivalent in good standing;
  • University degree in business (commerce/finance/accounting/economics);
  • 5+ years accounting, audit or tax experience;
  • Understanding of public company reporting environment including Sarbanes Oxley compliance;
  • Public company or real estate experience a plus;
  • Understanding of financial accounting ERP systems, Yardi is a plus;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, great team player;
  • Experience managing a team and ability to manage several competing priorities at once;
  • Detailed oriented, analytical and strong problem-solving abilities; and
  • Must have strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

Timeline for this role

Expert Recruiters are short-listing candidates with Client interviews beginning immediately once all due diligence has been completed. The goal is to have the successful candidate to start immediately.

Where is it based?

In Downtown Vancouver, it is centrally located and a dream to commute to via transit.

Timeline for this role:

Expert Recruiters are short-listing candidates with client interviews beginning immediately once all due diligence has been completed. The goal is to have the successful candidate to start immediately.

Is this you?

Please apply online @ with your resume and cover letter to the attention of Candace Amirault, Sr. Talent Executive, or Darcia Bower, Managing Director quoting reference #3596-CA, if you have already met a member of our team and are interested in this role please call or email us ASAP.

Expert Recruiters locally established staffing and consulting firm with a national reach; established in 1999 by its Managing Director Darcia Bower, who has over 20 years’ experience helping clients and candidates reach their goals. Expert Recruiters takes great pride in providing a more personal, boutique style staffing and recruitment agency experience. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll recognize that Expert Recruiters provides a warm and welcoming environment for both our candidates and our clients, with all of our applications treated with the strictest of confidence.