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Senior Accountant – SHAPE Capital

SHAPE Capital

Vancouver, BC

Full Time

ABOUT SHAPE CAPITAL

SHAPE Capital is a private commercial real estate lender, with a focus on providing first and second mortgage financing to real estate developers and investors in British Columbia, Alberta, and the western United States. As an affiliate of SHAPE, SHAPE Capital leverages the industry-leading expertise of the fully integrated SHAPE platform to provide future-focused real estate lending solutions customized for each specific property, project, and borrower. We are relationship driven and fully invested in our clients’ success, managing every project as our own, raising the bar higher, every time.

Our people are our most valued asset. We mind the details, take a proactive approach, and constantly seek opportunities to provide an unmatched level of service. SHAPE is where sharp minds and fierce ambition meets thoughtfulness, loyalty, and respect.

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

As part of the SHAPE Capital team, you will be responsible for full cycle accounting of SHAPE Capital and its fund portfolio. You will play a key role in providing timely and accurate financial information to management and partners. You will build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to have a full understanding, ownership, and accountability of the portfolio.

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Corporate Accounting and will work closely with the SHAPE Capital and corporate accounting teams.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports to key stakeholders
  • Key contributor to the monthly loan funding process, including managing monthly capital calls and funding to borrowers
  • Preparation of investment return calculations and investor statements
  • Preparation of analysis for non-recurring or complex transactions
  • Review loan and other related legal agreements to assess accounting impact
  • Review of the annual tax returns
  • Key liaison with external auditors and preparation of audit support

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to gather and liaise with team members in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports to key stakeholders
  • Ability to understand and interpret accounting standards and experience in the preparation of accounting memos to support new or complex transactions
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task working with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about continuous improvement with experience in process improvement
  • Knowledge and interest in the real estate and real estate lending industry
  • Collaborative and communicative with excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong ability to adhere to deadlines under pressure. Proactive, dependable and solutions oriented

Required Training and Experience

  • Qualified CPA or 3-4 years of relevant experience in a similar role, with an understanding of full cycle accounting and a working knowledge of IFRS
  • Experience with preparing or auditing financial statements, including note disclosures
  • Proficient with using Excel and Microsoft Office
  • 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

  • Continuous growth and opportunity
  • Personal and professional development within the company and the industry
  • Competitive salary with discretionary bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Fun, collaborative, and autonomous work environment
  • Salary Range: $85,000 – $100,000/year

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