Position Description

Senior Property Accountant (24-month contract)
Location Toronto
Department Finance and Accounting, Retail
Position Type Contract
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Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a view to generate long-term performance. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.

Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the industrial and logistics, office, residential and retail sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held close to C$64 billion in real estate assets as at December 31, 2019 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information: ivanhoecambridge.com.

 

Department : Finance and Accounting, Retail

Position type : Contract (24-month contract)

Specific accountabilities

You will be responsible for monthly accounting activities and capital budget tracking for the properties assigned to you. You will also help establish budgets and forecasts and oversee year-end audit preparations.

Main duties include the following:

  • Prepare monthly and year-end reconciliations;
  • Issue common area certificates and annual financial statements;
  • Help prepare operating budgets and forecasts and develop the capital budget;
  • Analyze monthly budget variances;
  • Prepare monthly accruals and adjustment entries;
  • Track capital budgets and monitor projects;
  • Calculate depreciation costs on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare documents for the year-end audit by an external auditor;
  • Take part in the review of financial controls;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports for partners, as required;
  • Liaise with various stakeholders (joint owners, operations team, treasury, property services, property financial administration, etc.);
  • Prepare GST/QST-related filing documents;
  • Recommend improvements to assigned processes and analysis;
  • Participate on special projects and process harmonization initiatives;
  • Serve as the contact person for the assigned property management team.

 

Key requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or equivalent;
  • Three to five years of experience in general accounting; experience in real estate accounting an asset;
  • Professional designation (CPA) obtained or in progress;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel); knowledge of JD Edwards an asset;
  • Good working knowledge of written and spoken French and English;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines;
  • Team spirit;
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and organize information;
  • Dynamic personality and a positive attitude.

 

If you are interested in this challenge, please submit your resume.

 

You have everything to gain!

When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.

Ivanhoé Cambridge’s commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the breadth of its operations. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We take pride in creating a working environment where everyone is set up for success. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially .

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