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Commercial Property Accountant

Lannick Group of Companies

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 4, 2017.

ARE YOU A SEASONED ACCOUNTANT LOOKING TO UTILIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE? Our client is seeking a Commercial Property Accountant on a full-time basis. Commercial Property Accountant The Commercial Property Accountant is responsible for organizing the full accounting cycle for the portfolio of commercial real estate properties. This responsibility includes analysis and research to provide the organization with high quality accounting information. About the Opportunity Reporting Prepare month-end journal entries, monthly bank reconciliation and general ledger reconciliations to the sub ledger Maintain schedules reconciling cash, accounts receivable, inter-company balances, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, accrued expenses and liabilities In addition, organize full accounting cycle for real estate properties Review and prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements and ensure that all monthly reporting deadlines are met Prepare HST remittance for each property Budgets Provide YTD actual, review final version and input into system Update non-operational expenses such as mortgage interest legal and accounting fees and other administrative fees Year End Prepare year-end working paper files, provide auditors with back up, financial statements, and comparative analyses and assist in audit Transactions for new or sale properties Ensure all transactions are recorded, including asset purchases, sales of land and building Monitor post-closing to be completed within the timeframe dictated by the purchase and sale document Cash flow management Prepare cash flow projection on a timely basis Monitor and inform Senior Accountant of the cash position (distributions/contributions) Monitoring A/R, A/P Oversee accounts receivables and accounts payables, including review of cash requirement reports and reconciliation of tenant statements Monitor banking deposits and daily balances Monitor operational expenses on a monthly basis by performing variance analysis Liaise with property administrators and property managers Maintain records of all the Tenants Improvements, Building Improvements, leasing commissions, and other capital renovations Communicate with outside parties (landlords, lawyers, accountants) when required Take initiative to propose improvements of the accounting process or management of the flow of information to Senior Accountants About You CPA designation 2 to 5 years of accounting experience would be preferred Minimum of 6 months experience working with Yardi Gemini or Yardi Voyager accounting system Provide excellent communication and customer service Support our company’s values: integrity, accountability, service excellence and teamwork Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills Maintain attention to detail Possess strong computer skills; advanced in Excel Take initiative Self-starter with ability to work independently as well as part of a team Provide good cooperation (easy going, supportive) with all members of the accounting team, with other departments and with clients (including their financial institutions, auditors and staff) Salary Range $70,000-$75,000/year