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Corporate Accountant

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Corporate Accountant

Expert Recruiters is currently seeking a Corporate Accountant to 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 Director of Finance, the ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting preferably with experience in real estate, designated CPA or in process of getting their designation.

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

  • Maintain cash reconciliations to monitor daily cash position;
  • Manage the opening and closing of bank accounts;
  • Maintain corporate financial statement support schedules and subledgers;
  • Prepare corporate journal entries for month-end close process;
  • Create accounts receivable invoices for intercompany billings;
  • Administer accounts payable process including receipt of invoices, coordination of approvals, preparation of invoice entries in the Yardi accounting system and vendor set-up;
  • Prepare weekly cheque runs including processing, coordination of cheque signing, and distribution;
  • Review the accuracy and approval of expense reports, including supporting documentation;
  • Prepare routine wire transfer payments;
  • Provide payroll administrative assistance;
  • Prepare monthly GST returns;
  • Coordinate the preparation of Form 1099 reporting process;
  • Review compliance tax returns in varying jurisdictions;
  • Administer investor onboarding and retention of documentation;
  • Liaise with property accountants for payment of invoices received at corporate office;
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic invoice files to enable efficient AP filing;
  • Provide system support and training to Yardi system users at the property where relevant;
  • Assist with Yardi system testing and implementation of new modules; and
  • Monitor internal controls and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley;

Job Qualifications

  • 3 years accounting and systems experience;
  • CPA in process
  • University degree in business (commerce/accounting/finance/economics);
  • Understanding of financial accounting ERP systems, Yardi is a plus;
  • Public company or real estate experience 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 Darcia Bower, Managing Director 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.