Senior Accountant

Artis REIT - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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We are searching for a Senior Accountant; data detective, problem solver and reconciler extraordinaire to join our team in Winnipeg.

Why work with us?

You get to challenge yourself daily with interesting work with a Top Employer.
We invest in our people, assets, and our community.
Work alongside an experienced team with opportunities to learn and develop your career.
Be recognized for your talent and contributions with a solid total compensation package.

You’ll fit in great if you:
Have high attention to detail and take pride in accuracy;
Enjoy working with Excel every day;
Like to work with very sensitive and important data; and
Contribute to a team atmosphere in a strict deadline environment.

The opportunity:
Working with our team of property accountants and reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing, reviewing and preparing financial statements for the properties in the REIT portfolio. You will primarily:

Analyze rental revenue to expected revenues and reconcile any differences;
Compare property operating expenses to expected based on the annual budget;
Calculate operating cost recovery adjustment each period;
Confirm mortgage and property tax payments are made according to the amortization schedule and property tax statement;
Journalize period adjustments to assets and intangibles;
Prepare reconciliation of balance sheet amounts and journalize any adjustment for deferred revenues, prepaids, etc.;
Review bank, GST, and property management fee reconciliations and test for reasonableness;
Put together the quarterly audit file for each property;
Create amortization schedules, straight-line rent schedules and recurring journal entries for newly acquired properties; and
Respond to routine accounting questions from property managers and other team members.

Your technical qualifications include:
4+ years’ accounting/bookkeeping experience in preparing account reconciliations, journal entry adjustments, A/P and A/R;
Accounting diploma or Bachelor of Commerce degree;
Intermediate experience in MS Excel and above average data entry skills; and
Experience in property accounting and Yardi considered; an asset.

Please forward your resume in confidence with a cover letter outlining how you meet the qualifications and your salary expectations to the attention of Jayelle Morris by March 31, 2020.

  • Please note, due to current events, Artis is offering telecommuting options!