SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT

We are looking for a Senior Property Accountant working with our Commercial team at our Head Office located in downtown Vancouver. Reporting directly to the Controller, the Senior Property Accountant is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely financials for the assigned accounts within the Commercial portfolio. If you are positive, driven, and hardworking, we want to hear from you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparing monthly and annual financial statements and working papers in accordance with client requirements and needs, and delivery to the client before the deadline;
  • Regularly communicating with the General Manager and Property Manager to ensure complete understanding of the financial reporting needs of the client in assigned portfolio;
  • Assisting with preparing the annual budget and monitoring it for monthly variances; Preparing for year-end audits to ensure operational costs and Year end statements are completed in a timely manner;
  • Demonstrating strong working knowledge of retail accounting processes and transactions in order to communicate information and solve problems with the General Manager, Property Manager or Controller;
  • Providing quality control on Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, reconciling and adjusting journal entries for accuracy;
  • Demonstrating reliable cash management skills including: monitoring capital, leasing and commission cashflow, and identifying foreseeable issues or concerns;
  • Using sales reports and records to report on retail associated revenues;
  • Preparing year end recoveries by comparing actuals to budgeted amounts and settling differences;
  • Assigning, checking, and maintaining the flow of work within the team; and
  • Ensuring staff members have the knowledge and training on relevant policies and practices to make the decisions required from their job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting;
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Familiarly with Yardi Voyageur is an asset;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience preparing and justifying accurate, organized and logical financial statements in a commercial accounting environment; preferably with enclosed shopping mall experience;
  • Analytical and investigative mindset by proactively identifying issues and suggesting solutions or alternatives;
  • Diligently dealing with methods of organization and detail in performing his/her duties;
  • Innovative problem solving skills;
  • Efficient and effective time management, demonstrating ability to meet deadlines while producing quality and accurate work;
  • Ability to develop positive and professional relationships with a variety of people while practicing excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Ability to supervise and mentor junior staff.

Start challenging yourself today in an environment that embraces diversity and rewards innovation with competitive pay and great benefits. To apply for this opportunity, send your resume and cover letter to hr@petersonbc.com. Please note only Microsoft Word documents or PDF's will be accepted.

While we thank all candidates for their interest in joining our team, we will contact only those short-listed for an interview.