Development Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Remote - Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on October 31, 2023

The Canada Development Accountant will be responsible for preparing and maintaining the financial information for multiple large projects. Monthly duties will include preparation of draws and financial statements, initiating wire payments and recording in Oracle, distributing information to partners, and answering queries. The position will be part of a regionally focused accounting team, collaborating to achieve department and company-wide goals. The Accountant must have the ability to work both independently and within a team setting.

Who- the company:
Our client is a leading, fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment management, development, and management of rental housing properties globally. They own, operate, and develop rental housing, including traditional multifamily, mixed-use, student and university partnerships, active adult, life sciences, single family, and logistics.

What the role:
On behalf of our client, SWIM is seeking a Development Accountant to support their Canadian real estate operations. The Accountant will be operating under US GAAP and IFRS, overseeing and approving financial transactions, reports, projects, cash management and communicating with internal and external project stakeholders.
This is a hybrid role between corporate accounting and development accounting,.
The Accountant will be supporting and receiving guidance from the Accounting Manager and will essentially be at starting at the ground floor to Canadian operations of a global and highly successful organization.

Who the Candidate:
This is a great role for a real estate accountant who wants to be a part of a growing team. We are looking for:

  • 3+ years of accounting experience in real estate- ideally in development accounting

  • Pursuing CPA is ideal

  • Experience in high volume, fast paced environment

  • Soft skills: Strong communicator, team oriented nature, self-starter, naturally curious and detail oriented.

  • Experience with a robust ERP system- Oracle is a plus!

  • Strong Excel skills

This can be a fully remote role, but candidates need to be living in Greater Vancouver Area and need to be able to commute to their downtown office if needed.

How Much:
Competitive base salary commensurate with experiences and skills. This company provides an excellent total compensation package including BONUS, pension, and other great perks- please discuss further with SWIM Recruiting!

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be screening and shortlisting on behalf of our client and presenting suitable candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume (preferably in MS Word format as it works best with SWIM’s internal systems). Thank you!