Commercial Real Estate Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on August 11, 2023

Our client is a very well-established property development company that has been developing high quality commercial and residential properties in Canada for over 50 years. They are a values-based and well-respected organization, with a collaborative culture and a tight-knit team.

Who- the Company:  
Our client is an international property development company with decades of history. This organization hires people who are self-motivated, collaborative team players who can think on their feet. They have a fun-loving, entrepreneurial, and dynamic corporate culture. 

What- the Role:
Our client is looking to hire a bright, results-oriented, and systems savvy Accountant who will report into the Accounting & Finance Manager, interact closely with the COO and CFO, and work alongside individuals in Property Accounting, Development Accounting, Clerical Accounting, and Accounts Payable.

This new Accountant will look after a diverse and interesting portfolio of commercial properties and will gradually take on responsibilities in corporate accounting, including consolidation work for multiple entities. Longer-term this individual can gain more and more corporate accounting or even development accounting responsibilities to broaden their long-term career potential in the real estate sector. 

Who- the Candidate: 
We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills who enjoy working collaboratively on a team and who pride themselves on a high attention to detail and high-quality work. The new Accountant will be interacting internally with colleagues in all departments (sales, marketing, property management, development, acquisitions, etc.) as well as with external stakeholders. Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Triple net and gross lease accounting, tenant move in/out, rent roll

  • Manage daily operations of property accounting mix portfolio commercial and residential

  • Review month-end reports and sub-ledger reconciliations

  • Set up new properties and update and change tenant information as required

  • Prepare annual CAM / Tax recoveries and budgets

  • Monthly/annual budget variance analysis

  • Prepare bank reconciliations, and cash management reporting including cash receipts and AR Review

  • Accrual / adjusting entries, assist in annual year-end working paper files

  • Liaison with Property Managers and tenants in a timely and professional manner as required

  • Assist Managers, COO, and CFO if required

This is a well-rounded Accountant role involving interesting accounting responsibilities. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

How Much:
Competitive base salary, commensurate with relevant experience, education, and skills. This company provides employees with a generous total compensation package which includes a performance-based bonus, a work from home program, extended health, dental and vison benefits, PD support along with other perks.

When & How to Apply:
This search is moving quickly and SWIM is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume (preferably in MS Word format as it works best with our internal systems). Thank you!