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Property Accountant

Full Time
A month ago
Great opportunity with a stable and reputable real estate company headquartered in Vancouver with properties across North America. Qualified candidates will have property accounting and/or strata accounting and/or Yardi Voyager skills. Friendly and supportive corporate culture, and the Property Accountant will report into a wonderful boss! 

Who- the Company:
Headquartered in Vancouver, our client is a very reputable real estate company with a portfolio of commercial, residential multi-family, and hospitality/hotel assets across North America. They also have other business interests, including private equity, and are well-diversified and therefore more stable than many other real estate companies.  
The company has an innovative and dynamic work culture that promotes learning and provides opportunity for long-term career growth. Leadership at this company foster very good work/life balance and overtime is limited to quarter-end and year-end, and even then it’s not very much! 

What- the Role:
On behalf of our Client, SWIM is seeking a new Property Accountant. Reporting to the Corporate Controller (a wonderful boss who is provides great mentorship and support!), the Property Accountant will be responsible for a variety of property accounting tasks.  
  • Prepare income statement and balance sheet journal entries
  • Prepare bank reconciliations 
  • Prepare estimates of accruals by collecting and analyzing income statement line items
  • Perform G/L account reconciliations of various accounts, including intercompany balances
  • Record and maintain fixed asset purchases, prepaid expenses, and applicable depreciation and amortization schedules
  • Prepare variance analyses, liaising with property managers and operational staff as needed
  • Evaluate and advise on expenditure trends
  • Prepare monthly reporting packages and other reports as needed for assigned properties
  • Post monthly charges for tenants and reconcile receipts on a weekly basis
  • Provide documents and other items requested during the year-end audit
  • Perform additional ad hoc tasks as requested by the Controller and CFO
Who- the Candidate:   
We are looking for a team player who is enthusiastic about learning, who enjoys problem solving and seeking out process improvements, and who has a helpful and collaborative approach to work. 
  • At least 2 years of relevant accounting experience, ideally in property accounting, strata accounting, or development accounting- this role is focused on mixed-asset class property accounting, with room for growth in other areas of the business.  
  • Relevant post-secondary education (business, economics, commerce, engineering, etc.). 
  • Intermediate-level proficiency in Excel, with familiarity with most functions and formulas.   
  • Experience using Yardi Voyager is a significant asset
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong relationship building skills- with colleagues in accounting & finance, with colleagues and leadership in other departments, and with external stakeholders. 
  • Friendly, clear, and professional communication style (verbal and written).
Downtown Vancouver, very close to rapid transit and lots of amenities. Very nice office space with friendly atmosphere. Once the Property Accountant is trained up, there may be opportunity to work-from-home 1 day a week- please discuss with SWIM. 

How Much:
This company compensates their employees fairly and generously. In addition to base salary, employees receive benefits from Day 1, an RRSP match, a small discretionary bonus, and some great perks and discounts with partner companies. Please discuss further with SWIM.

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring Controller for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. 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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