Accounting Manager - 20454

  • 5-9 Year
  • Toronto
  •   Posted On: March 13, 2018
  •   Skills:  Accounting, Communication, Excel, Financial Systems Analysis, MS Word

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities


About the Opportunity

Train and manage property accountants by teaching company accounting policies and procedures, reviewing their work, and providing feedback to improve their ability to perform tasks and to make decisions efficiently

Review output from the property accountants, including monthly reports, variance analysis, year-end files, financial statements and budgets to ensure accuracy and completion

Coordinate and prioritize portfolio tasks through communication with accountants and accounting managers, setting deadlines and making decisions to enable the portfolio accounting group and property accountants to meet their goals and objectives and to complete tasks in a timely manner

Provide information internally and externally along with analysis and commentary to equip individuals at various levels such as senior management, tenants, auditors and co-owners with tools necessary to make decisions

Develop and implement new policies and procedures by reviewing management agreements outlining options and alternatives in order to facilitate decision making, to improve current methods, and to improve efficiency and accuracy

Upgrade skills and knowledge through training courses, seminars and networking for overall continuous job performance improvement

Participate in portfolio team by helping other portfolio members with decision making to allow the portfolio to meet its responsibilities

Prepare special reports and analysis as required by Controller

Represent Controller in their absence

About You

University degree in Business combined with a professional accreditation/certification (CPA) 

5 years related experience in a real estate or property management environment

Knowledge of accounting policy and procedures (GAAP)

Knowledge of real estate accounting policies and procedures

Fully computer literate with knowledge of CTI Financial System, Access, Excel, Word

A team player attitude with excellent communication skills

Strong organizational and administrative skills

Adaptability to changing objectives who is able to work with minimal supervision

Ability to work with minimal supervision and to interact at all organizational levels

Good analytical skills

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