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Manager, Real Estate Accounting

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
Fantastic senior-level role with a well-established and well-managed Vancouver-based real estate company. Opportunity for career growth. Great culture. Role involves development accounting, financial analysis, and corporate accounting. 

Who- the Company: 
Our client is a respected local real estate developer and property manager with a 50 year history. They create quality properties across the Lower Mainland in a variety of verticals- commercial (retail, office, industrial, etc.) and residential. They have a people-first culture and values that promote trust and a sense of community. 

What- the Role: 
Reporting to the VP Finance and Accounting, the Manager of Development Accounting will take care of full cycle accounting for complex and ongoing real estate development projects, including cash flow preparation, producing cash flow proformas, revenue recognition, and management reporting. This will be an ever-evolving role, and the right candidate will grow the role as they get to know the company and prove themselves along the way. SWIM will provide a thorough job description to interested candidates. 

Who- the Candidate: 
We are looking for candidates who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, and friendly. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who wants to grow with a mid-sized, Vancouver-based real estate company.  The Manager, Development Accounting role requires a person with strong attention to detail and the ability to handle a variety of work. Analytical skills are key, as is the desire to create new efficiencies and to improve systems, processes, and procedures. As the role is dynamic, the ideal candidate is flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for their team. 
  • Minimum 4 years of progressive experience in real estate accounting/development accounting (a mix of COMMERCIAL , RESIDENTIAL, and INDUSTRIAL properties is highly preferred).
  • Team leadership/people management/mentorship experience. 
  • Hands-on experience using Yardi- ideally Yardi Voyager version 7.S. We are looking for people who are naturally systems savvy. Strong Excel skills required. Bonus points for experience with ongoing financial system optimization! 
  • CPA accounting designation or international equivalent is highly  preferred- but individuals with serious plans to get their designation, or who have particularly relevant work experience in lieu of a designation, will also be considered. 
  • Strong writing and self review skills.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail. 
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well individually and in teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  
  • Ability to write and communicate clear ideas
Located in Vancouver in a vibrant district very close to rapid transit, and many great shops and restaurants! Some opportunity for hybrid working- please discuss with SWIM. 

How Much: 
Very competitive base salary will be commensurate with level of skills, real estate accounting experience, systems knowledge, and education. There is definitely long-term opportunity for growth based on performance. Please discuss further with SWIM! 

When & How to Apply: 
If you are qualified for, and interested in, this management-level opportunity with a well-established Vancouver real estate company, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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