Finance Manager

  • Location: Guelph, ON, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1425

Our client, an asset manager and real estate investor, is in need of an experienced Finance Manager to join their team! Currently, the company has been expanding their operations into the development space. They have been successful in securing development budget for multiple projects and are looking for an experienced Accounting & Finance Professional with real estate development experience to oversee these projects. Working closely with the Vice President of Finance, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the accounting, reporting, budget maintenance, and investor presentations for these projects along with the management of an investment portfolio.

The candidate’s main responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Development Project Management:
    • Preparing, maintaining and evaluating accounts for a portfolio of projects and/or assets from inception to completion and from a costing and a revenue perspective
    • Preparing, maintaining and evaluating project budgets on a regular basis and highlighting key opportunities, key issues and key variances in actual versus budgeted amounts
    • Manage all operational needs including but not limited to monthly bank reconciliations; monthly HST returns; financing reports; year-end working papers and financial statements; etc.
    • Grow the overall team size by hiring required staff positions below the manager
  • Asset Management:
    • providing reliable and timely financial information including the preparation and distribution of various financial statements to the business leaders
    • reviewing large data sets and communicate implications or recommendations
    • Improve reporting period length
    • Ad hoc tasks as required

Job Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of overall experience with clear career progression (Preference to candidates with Real Estate Development and/or Asset Management experience)
  • University degree from an accredited university specializing in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
  • Designated credentials such as CPA, CMA, ACCA, etc. is required
  • Advanced level MS Excel skills and accounting software knowledge (Preference to Yardi, Procore, Jonas, Newstar, or equivalent)
  • Strong communication and ability to be a self-thinker is mandatory

**Please Note: Due to a high volume of applicants, only those who most closely match the job requirements/qualifications will be contacted**