Accountant, Corporate (6 Month Contract)

Dream Unlimited - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Dream is looking for a Corporate Accountant (6 Month Contract)

We are always looking for the best and brightest to join our thriving community. Dream’s Industrial Accounting team is currently looking for a Corporate Accountant on a 6 month contract to support our team.

Who are you?

There’s a lot happening at Dream, and it’s happening fast. Are you energetic, detail-oriented, organized and highly analytical? Do you love working in a team environment? If so, read on. We want to hear from you.

You have minimum of 1 year of experience where you are familiar with journal entries and have worked with financial statements. You have a strong attention to detail.
We want to bring on someone who is eager to learn, work hard, and have fun. In other words, we want you to fit in here. This is an opportunity for you to take on responsibilities, build on your already strong skill set and help your team achieve its goals, all in a work environment that is fast-paced, dynamic and fun.
What will you do?

Below are some of the primary responsibilities you will be taking on in this role. There will be more, but we can discuss those in person.

Maintaining the accounting records for various corporate Business Units:

Prepare and post journal entries as part of the monthly and quarterly corporate accounting close process including intercompany transactions and corporate elimination entries.
Assist the Manager of Corporate Accounting to review, record, and settle related party transactions.
Prepare account reconciliations.

Assisting the team with quarter and year-end reporting:
Prepare certain sections of the financial statements note disclosures and MD&A.
Perform review checks and tie-ins of financial statements, MD&A, press release before public release.
Assist in preparing and responding to external auditor requests.
Assist in ad hoc requests from senior management.
What type of experience and skills do you have?

These are only some of the things we’d like you to bring to the table. We can cover the rest when we meet.

Knowledge of basic accounting principles and concepts, familiar with journal entries, exposure to financial statements.
Logical - Ability to apply logic and critical thinking skills.
Drive to learn - Willingness to take on progressive challenges to develop technical skills. Be curious and ask why.
Organized - Ability to track and balance assigned tasks
Strong people skills - A team player with a proven ability to build relationships at all levels of an organization.
Strong communication skills - Demonstrated in written and verbal communications.

Qualifications:
Minimum 1 year of accounting experience (co-op/intern inclusive) in industry or an accounting firm environment.
University business degree (or equivalent).
An accounting designation or working towards an accounting designation.
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
Exposure to, or experience in, real estate is an asset.
Who are we?

Dream Unlimited Corp. is a leading Canadian real estate company with $14 billion of assets under management in Canada and Europe. We develop, manage, and invest in master-planned communities, income properties, and urban intensification. We proudly build communities from the ground up: from land development to buildings homes and condominiums, and from providing retail centres and driving renewable energy projects to managing assets across the country.

Our attitude and approach set us apart from our competitors. We are guided by our entrepreneurial spirit: we seize unconventional opportunities and try new things, approaching every project with passion and purpose.

And we care about our employees. We want everyone to have a rewarding career and to work with people they like, so we provide exciting work opportunities, open work environments, and fun events. We hire constant learners so we make sure to provide them with learning and growth opportunities.

Thanks for reading all the way through! We can’t wait to meet you.

Dream Unlimited is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.