Property Accountant

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/2/2018 2:43 PM)
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Position Summary

Westcorp is a comprehensive real estate development, investment and management company with a 30-year history that specializes in residential, retail, office, hospitality and mixed-use projects in Alberta and BC. Westcorp is committed to significant asset growth over the coming years, and is looking for a Property Accountant to manage the accounting for a portfolio of stabilized properties.


The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, driven to provide timely and accurate information, able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and motivated to provide stakeholders with value-added services and information. The company drives growth and success by developing a strong underlying corporate culture focused on accountability, integrity, teamwork and discipline in execution.


This key member of the Accounting & Finance Team will be responsible for the financial reporting and accounting administration for a portfolio of properties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely preparation of monthly financial reporting packages for internal and external stakeholders, including working papers, account reconciliations, reviews and adjustments.
  • Posting and reconciling transactions to tenant sub-ledgers.
  • Monitor bank accounts and ensure validity of transactions..
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual government filings.
  • Liase with internal stakeholders to perform monthly variance analysis.
  • Manage property-specific cash flow forecasts.
  • Participate in annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting processes.
  • Document and maintain financial processes and procedures.
  • Create and maintain capital project ledgers.
  • Work with external auditors/accountants for audit and review engagements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Completion of an accounting degree/diploma.
  • Minimum of 2 years of full-cycle accounting experience.
  • Experience with Yardi is considered an asset.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Exceptional communication ability, written and verbal.
  • Detail-oriented and acts with precision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Well organized and capable managing a variety of information from various sources.
  • Must be flexible, adaptable to changing requirements and solutions-minded.
  • High degree of professionalism and dedication to all stakeholders.Possess exceptional customer service philosophy.
  • Security clearance required upon offer of employment.
  • Highly organized, results oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team environment.
  • In alignment with our Westcorp Values:
    • Integrity, Vitality, Accountability, Results, Collaboration, Learning and Innovation


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