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Property Accountant – IPP

SHAPE

Vancouver, BC

Full Time

ABOUT SHAPE

SHAPE is the real estate investment, development and management company leading some of the largest and most exciting projects in North America including The Amazing Brentwood, The City of Lougheed and RC at CF Richmond Centre.

Through our fully integrated platform, SHAPE specializes in complete neighbourhoods with a top-calibre mix of shops, restaurants, residences, entertainment and a complete range of daily services on rapid transit. By executing on every stage of the real estate process, from land acquisition to property management, we are able to collaborate more efficiently, work seamlessly and perform at the highest level. Every SHAPE property reflects lasting vision, bold creativity and obsessive attention to detail.

Our projects are complex, our vision is simple: deliver social and financial value for generations. With a proven ability to raise the bar across our diverse portfolio of assets, we build on where we’ve been to push the edge of better: for industry standards, quality of life and return on investment.     

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Property Accountant – IPP is responsible for full cycle accounting for a portfolio of Commercial Income Producing Properties (IPP). They will build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to have full understanding, ownership, and accountability for their portfolio of assets. This role requires a dynamic individual who is adaptable and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of full cycle accounting for a portfolio of assets including monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes:
  • Monthly processes
    • Preparation of working papers
    • Review of bank reconciliations
    • Review of AP entries and AR reports
    • Gather rent collection EFTs
    • Variance analysis and resolve discrepancies
    • Cash flow analysis
    • Review and approve lease set ups
    • Tracking of co-tenancy schedules
    • Review of draw packages
  • Quarterly processes
    • Preparation of quarterly financial and lease reports
    • Preparation of budget reforecasts
  • Annual processes
    • Preparation of annual financial statements and audit support
    • Preparation of CAM reconciliations and review subsequent billing
    • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Liaise with property administrators on property matters that has financial impact
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Possess strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders
  • Positive, collaborative, and team-oriented with excellent relationship building skills
  • Motivated and ability to learn quickly. Proactive, dependable, and solutions-oriented
  • Works with a sense of urgency and curiosity

Required Training and Experience

  • Close to or possession of CPA designation or more than 2 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience with property accounting, property management or real estate is an asset
  • Experience with Yardi Voyageur is an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel

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.

Salary Range: $65-75k/year

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