Position Description

Property Accountant
Location Montréal
Department Finance Corporate Accounting
Position Type Salaried
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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 : Salaried

Specific accountabilities

You will report to the Manager, Financial Administration and Accounting, in Montreal and work closely with Senior Property Accountants in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary. Your responsibilities include the following:

  • Perform various tasks related to monthly processes:
  • Calculate accruals and adjustments for both revenues and expenses;
  • Track various accruals;
  • Prepare and reconcile journal entries for the gift card program;
  • Analyze intercompany transactions and record the corresponding journal entries;
  • Analyze general and administration expenses;
  • Record allocations for various property-related expenses;
  • Produce certain documents and analyses for partners:
  • Prepare documents for cash calls and distributions;
  • Prepare monthly files for financial reports;
  • Ensure the accounting of entries for administration/regional companies;
  • Support Senior Property Accountants with various queries and requests:
  • Assist in financial control review of properties;
  • Assist in transactions;
  • Contribute to the year-end budgeting process;
  • Backfill Senior Property Accountants on an ad hoc basis;
  • Assist with various ad hoc requests as required;
  • Assist with continuous improvement initiatives.
Key requirements
  • Three or more years of relevant accounting experience;
  • University degree in accounting;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written French and English;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications, including Excel;
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect tight deadlines;
  • High energy with a positive learning attitude; 
  • Team player and strong communication and interpersonal skills;  
  • Strong analytical skills; 
  • Flexible work schedule as required.


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.

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