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Ottawa, ON

Posted: 04/19/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 26752

Job Description

Our Client believes in building and maintaining positive relationships on all levels of their integrated commercial real estate company. From their tenants to contractors to investors, they view every relationship as an integral part of their success. They are currently looking for an Accountant to be a part of that success and grow the accounting team as the portfolio continues to grow. The organization has enjoyed tremendous growth and is looking to enhance the back office support.

As the Accountant, you will be delegated a portfolio of commercial properties and assist the Controller with all areas of the day-to-day accounting cycle. Playing a critical role within the accounting team, you will be the glue within the organization and communication with property management and leasing departments. Covering for a maternity leave, this is a great opportunity to demonstrate your skills in the following areas:

  • Handle the daily accounting operations for multiple commercial assets.
  • Maintain the general ledger and complete all bank reconciliations and adjusting entries.
  • Prepare financial statements (monthly, quarterly & annually) and finalize the month end close requirements.
  • Manage the cash flow activities, including the complete AP & AR cycles for your properties.
  • Support the Controller and Property Managers with input on the annual budget process and review of the monthly forecasting models.
  • Complete all year end requirements and adjustments for audit preparation.
  • Create corresponding and supporting financial reports for stakeholders.

The Ideal Candidate with be a forward thinking, entrepreneurial minded team player with a minimum of 3 years of accounting experience. You will ideally be pursuing your CPA, or at the starting stages of the program. We are looking for someone who can bring their full cycle accounting knowledge within a smaller organization to our client. Excellent technological proficiency will be expected through advanced Excel and strong ERP understanding. The Controller is looking for someone who can maintain a big picture lens of their work while demonstrating a willingness to get into the weeds and the detail to drive the best results. Enthusiasm, thirst for learning and development and strong communication and collaboration skills would make you an asset for this fantastic opportunity to work for a great leader.

What will make you stand out:

  • Full cycle accounting experience, minimum 3 years
  • Team Player and strong accountability
  • Adaptable to new technology
  • Previous experience with property accounting and / or Yardi
  • Willing & wanting to work on site

If you are looking to work for a great player in the real estate industry, let us know. Contact us at to learn more.

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