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Senior Accountant, Real Estate Investments

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

The Senior Accountant, Real Estate Investments is responsible for a full spectrum of accounting duties including monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, corporate tax returns and compliance for multiple real estate investment entities.

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Financial Reporting & Tax within the corporate accounting team and will work closely with the income producing properties and development accounting teams.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, including audit support and consolidation working papers
  • Full cycle accounting for a portfolio of investment entities including monthly close processes
  • Key contributor to the monthly cash funding process
  • Support the preparation of analysis for non-recurring complex transactions
  • Preparation of the annual tax returns and review GST filings
  • Key liaison with external auditors

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to research and analyze accounting standards and experience in the preparation of accounting memos
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task working in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about continuous improvement and implementation of processes to optimize efficiency
  • 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
  • Strong ability to adhere to deadlines under pressure. Proactive, dependable and solutions oriented
  • Works with a sense of urgency, energy and curiosity
  • Proficient with using Excel and Microsoft Office

Required Training and Experience

  • CPA with 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role, including full cycle accounting, consolidations and a working knowledge of IFRS and ASPE
  • Experience in the preparation of audited consolidated financial statements, including note disclosures
  • Experience and working knowledge of Canadian corporate tax an asset
  • 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.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary Range: $85,000 – $100,000 per year plus discretionary bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Continuous growth and opportunity
  • Personal and professional development within the company and the industry

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