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Property Accountant

Job Location: Toronto
Job Type: Full Time
Wage Type: Salary
Wage Amount: TBD

Job Description:

Summary:  Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Property Accountant will be responsible for the timely completion of the financial reporting required for a designated portfolio of Assets.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial statements, management fees, bank reconciliations and journal entries ensuring deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • Review and maintain monthly control sheets for financial statements and annual budgets to ensure information is accurate and current – investigating variances as needed
  • Prepare required year end procedures (cost statements, recovery tenant reconciliations)
  • Prepare for acquisition of Assets (Setting up opening trial balances, preparing initial budget with the Property Manager, required documentation, etc.)
  • Complete HST remittance calculations and reporting
  • Assist in the preparation and reviewing of annual budgets
  • Ensure timely completion and maintenance of accounting data to meet reporting deadlines
  • Assist Property Managers with financial accounting inquiries and research
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Accounting Manager

 

Job Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary education and CGA or CMA designation preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience in an accounting position (Residential Property Management experience preferred)
  • Experience in non-profit accounting and AIR return
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge on preparation of financial statements, budgets and year end reports
  • CGA designation or working towards completion preferred
  • YARDI Accounting software knowledge preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to handle a heavy workload and meet demanding deadlines
  • Team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment – a contributor to knowledge transfer and collaboration
  • Ability to work well under pressure, maintaining focus and composure
  • Organized, detail oriented, multi-tasker skilled at prioritization
  • Ability to work in a flexible hour environment, to work after hours as may be required to meet client and reporting deadlines (i.e. quarter-end, year-end, budgets, etc.)
  • Superb customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, strong communicator
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize responsibilities
  • Excellent attitude and willingness to continuously learn and update skills in order to remain competitive and challenged