Assistant Controller (FILLED MAY 17th)

    June 24, 2024
    Edmonton, Canada
    Job Type
    Sub Category
    Real Estate


    Our client is a comprehensive real estate development, investment and management company with a 40-year history that specializes in residential, retail, office, hospitality and mixed-use projects in Alberta and British Columbia. We are looking for an Assistant Controller to lead and mentor its team of property accountants.

    The primary objective of this position is to build an amazing team to accomplish amazing things. The ideal candidate must have a track record of success in a leadership role and a strong technical foundation in full- cycle property accounting. The company drives growth and success by developing a strong underlying corporate culture focused on accountability, integrity, teamwork and discipline in execution.

    Position Summary:

    This financial leader in the Accounting & Finance Team will be responsible for overseeing the financial reporting and accounting administration for their property management portfolio.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the timely preparation of monthly financial reporting packages for internal and external stakeholders, including working papers, account reconciliations, adjustments, variance analysis, and cash flow forecasts.
    • Supervise, mentor and coach a team of property
    • Create an employee experience that fosters individualized career growth and compliments the needs of the organization.
    • Prepare monthly financial reporting packages for corporate-level
    • Manage the relationship with certain external
    • Oversee the annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting
    • Oversee the annual year-end process and commercial operating cost calculations and
    • Document and maintain financial processes and
    • Work with external auditors/accountants for audit and review
    • Seek innovative improvements to our financial processes and
    • Other duties as

    Required Skills and Abilities:

    • Completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA).
    • Minimum of 1 year of leadership experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of progressive full-cycle accounting
    • Experience in real estate accounting and Yardi is considered an
    • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Teams, Excel, Word and Outlook).
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service
    • Exceptional communication ability, written and
    • Detail-oriented and acts with
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced
    • Must be flexible, adaptable to changing requirements and solutions
    • High degree of professionalism and dedication to all
    • Highly organized, results oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team
    • Security clearance required upon offer of
    • In alignment with our Values:
      • Integrity, Vitality, Accountability, Results, Collaboration, Learning and

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