Senior Accounting Manager
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Senior Accounting Manager

Senior Accounting Manager

THE COMPANY

Canlight is a mid-sized, full-service real estate management company operating in a Yardi Voyager environment that manages a portfolio valued over $2 billion.  Their assets are comprised of over 4,000 condo units, 600 residential rental units and 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space, plus 4 niche development projects.  Management has top industry professionals who make it their priority to maximize operating efficiency and financial returns for their clients.

The position reports to the Senior Vice-President – Finance.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Yardi Voyager experience in the real estate industry is essential. The primary role of our Senior Accounting Manager is to ensure all transactions are recorded properly and then prepare the monthly financial reporting packages on schedule for a portfolio of clients. You will lead, support, and solve challenged faced by your team of five (5) members. You will be asked to assist in the takeover of new clients, often requiring reconciliation of previously unbalanced accounts. You will also feel comfortable communicating with clients, presenting to condominium boards from time to time, supporting manager inquiries, and assisting in the preparation of annual budgets.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES – GENERAL MANAGEMENT

It is the responsibility of the Accounting Manager to:

  • Work effectively to promote the Company’s vision.
  • Be a team player, utilizing skills and resources available through the Company to complete tasks deemed necessary by the Senior Management.
  • Utilize creative skills to propose new initiatives and processes to streamline the duties of the team.
  • Participate in individual and group team meetings to bring forward ideas, provide feedback and open honest communication on the management style, policies and procedures.
  • Work to promote a positive work environment through helpful and thoughtful interaction with co-workers.
  • Assist in ensuring quality control of all financial reports produced;
  • Ensure proper planning and scheduling of financial reports to meet specific company timelines/deadlines.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES – SENIOR ACCOUNTING MANAGER DUTIES

It is the responsibility of the Accounting Manager to:

  • Enter budget into the system and assist in budget preparation.
  • On a monthly basis prepare the first of the month PAP, verify documents, record the changes, charges, receipts, EFT, transfer bank file.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for the projects, when required.
  • Ensure that all available receipts and invoices pertaining to the projects are properly recorded.
  • Record investment holdings, interest accrual and update investment schedule.
  • Reconcile reserve fund investments to reserve fund equity.
  • Review information contained in the monthly financial statements to ensure information is accurate, current and informative.
  • Prepare timely financial report packages, including review of variances, adjustments and supplementary reports for review by senior management and final release and presentation of the report to the client.
  • Timely response to inquiries of the board and management and careful review of any errors or omissions to ensure proactive, accurate reporting in the future.
  • Facilitate project year end process up to the release of the audited financial statements for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Review each project’s year-end financial position and statement of earnings, including year-end working papers.
  • To schedule auditors in a timely and organized manner so as to meet the deadlines as required by the client.
  • To liaise with auditors and follow-up to ensure receipt of any adjusting and closing entries, while ensuring that all legislated timelines are met.
  • Facilitate preparation of any necessary governing agency filings and returns, as required.
  • Maintain project files, records including filing.
  • File HST returns for Commercial Properties as required.
  • Set up new projects in Yardi Voyager.
  • Program financial software statement structure.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Voyager issues.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 8 years Canadian work experience.
  • Computer Savvy.
  • Yardi Voyager 7S excellence is a must.
  • Experience in IT, system and Yardi conversions.

 

EDUCATION

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent; designation preferred.

 

ATTRIBUTES

  • Leadership skills and interest in participating in a team environment.
  • Organize and relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Dynamic personality and energetic.
  • Capable of managing staff and difficult people to successful outcomes.
  • Strong IT capabilities and interested in moving to a paperless environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills.

 

COMPENSATION

  • Salary – commensurate with qualifications.

 

BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive Health and Dental plan 50% paid for.
  • Professional memberships that support the position and other reasonable business expenses.

 

CONTACT

  • Please forward your resume to hr@canlight.com