• Property Accountant (Maternity Leave Coverage)

    Posted Date 6 days ago(8/9/2018 6:50 PM)
    ID
    2018-1569
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job Type
    Temporary - Maternity Leave Coverage
    Property Name
    Corporate Head Office
    Job Location
    CA-AB-Edmonton
    # of Open Positions
    1
  • Position Summary

    Career Opportunity @ Westcorp

     

    Position Title:              Property Accountant (Maternity Leave Coverage)

    Job Status:                   Full Time

    Department:                 Accounting & Finance

    Property Name:                        Head Office

    Location:                      Edmonton, AB

    Reporting To:               Accounting Manager – Properties

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    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, British Columbia and Michigan, US.

     

    Westcorp is looking for a Property Accountant to provide maternity leave coverage in our accounting department. This position will be responsible for the full-cycle financial reporting and accounting administration for a portfolio of 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.

    Key Responsibilities

    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

    Required Skills and 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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