Senior Accountant

Shape Properties Corp. - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Manager of Financial Reporting + Taxation, the Senior Accountant is responsible for a full spectrum of accounting duties including monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, corporate tax returns, cash management and compliance for multiple entities.

Primary Responsibilities

Preparation of full cycle accounting for a portfolio of SHAPE Investment and Operating Entities including monthly, quarterly and annual close processes
Preparation of the monthly budget to actual analysis
Review of monthly bank, credit card, intercompany reconciliations, interest schedules and coding of expenses
Review of monthly billings
Assists with monthly draws for SHAPE Investment Entities
Preparation of audit support, year-end consolidation working papers and financial statements
Preparation of annual tax returns and review GST filings
Train and coach the Corporate Accounting Coordinator


Required Training and Experience:
Newly qualified CPA or 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role, with full cycle accounting experience
Working knowledge of IFRS, ASPE and Canadian corporate tax
Work experience in the real estate industry, particularly real estate development, is a major asset
Proficient with using Excel and Microsoft Office
Very systems savvy with the ability to assess current usage of systems and identify areas of opportunity to optimize and improve said usage
Experience using Yardi is an asset
Passionate about continuous improvement with experience in process and systems improvement or implementation

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Positive and energetic personality with strong organizational skills and an ability to learn quickly
Collaborative and communicative with excellent relationship building skills
Team oriented, motivated and collaborative; keenly focused on coaching and mentoring
Strong ability to adhere to deadlines under pressure
Proactive, dependable and solution oriented
Works with a sense of urgency, energy and curiosity

Working Conditions

Based at our corporate office, located in downtown Vancouver, the successful candidate may expect a comfortable and collaborative work environment in a modern office setting. Due to the nature of the role, the Senior Accountant may be required to travel to site locations in the SHAPE portfolio from time to time.