Manager, Financial Administration and Accounting

Ivanhoe Cambridge - Montréal, QC (15 months ago)

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Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a view to generate long-term performance. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.

Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the industrial and logistics, office, residential and retail sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held close to C$65 billion in real estate assets as at December 31, 2018 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (, one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information:

Department : Finance and accounting, Retail

Position type : Salaried

Specific accountabilities
The Manager, Financial Administration and Accounting reports to the Director, Financial Administration and Accounting, in Toronto and works closely with the other Managers, Financial Administration and Accounting located in Toronto and Calgary. The incumbent is responsible for the integrity of the accounting, billing and reporting for the portfolio under his management.

Main duties will include:
Provide leadership, coaching, mentoring and management to a team of Senior Property accountants, operational accounting;
Responsible for the planning, setting objectives and management of financial accounting, and billing process as set out in the calendar/schedule;
Participate in the establishment, periodic review, implementation and adherence to the policies, controls and procedures; as well as continuous process and efficiency review, with a view to creatively resolving issues;
Liaise with various stakeholders (internally and externally) on related tasks and projects;
Management of the following processes – Internal site reviews, gift cards, special projects, integrity and structure of companies in JDE;
Responsible for the activities related to the Monthly processes:
Maintain and ensure the integrity of accounting records, assets and cost centres;
Responsible for the accuracy of the property results and consolidation process;
Manage the billing process;
Manage the reporting and results process;
Cash management and cashflow forecast;
Capital expenditure review and control;
Review of the co-owner reporting;
Assist the Directors in the management of Year-end processes, such as the management of the external audit process and be responsible for the completeness, integrity and accuracy the year end file and the internal and statutory financial statements including Operating Costs Statements;
Assist the Directors in the management of the budget process and be responsible for the completeness, integrity and accuracy of the forecast and budget for their assigned portfolio;
Responsible for various special projects, such as the management of tenant audits and disputes, the management of properties financial control reviews, capital transactions statement of adjustments and the management of sales tax audits;
Planning, management and execution of all billing related functions, such as monthly recurring billings, consolidated year end billing, utility (consumption) billing, percentage rent billing and answer tenant enquiries and tenant dispute;
Responsible for the activities related to systems such as the coordination of JD Edwards enhancements and be a subject matter expert related to JDE and MS Office (specifically Excel).

Key requirements
Professional accounting designation (CPA);
A minimum of five years of relevant management experience;
Strong management and team leadership experience;
Experience in a complex multiple entity business environment;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including advanced level of Excel;
Excellent analytical skills and superior problem-solving abilities;
Excellent command of written and spoken French and English.
Team spirit, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with high quality standards;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Self motivated, autonomous, high energy individual with a positive management attitude;
Experience in commercial real estate industry is an asset;
JD Edwards and Power BI is an asset.

If you are interested in this challenge, please submit your resume.

You have everything to gain!
When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.