Senior Project Accountant

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1448

Our client, a Real Estate Developer is in need of an experienced Project Accountant to join their team! Currently, the company has been successful in securing development budget for multiple projects and needs a strong Project Accountant to maintain the project budget. Working closely with the Senior Manager, Accounting, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the accounting, reporting, budget maintenance, and investor presentations. 

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

  • 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.  This will include our client's more complex projects
  • Preparing, maintaining and evaluating project budgets on a regular basis and highlighting key opportunities, key issues and key variances in actual versus budgeted amounts
  • Preparing, maintaining and evaluating monthly bank reconciliations; monthly HST returns; ongoing construction draws and other financing reports; closing documentation for unit sales; year-end working papers and financial statements; annual income tax returns; and property tax items
  • Ensuring compliance with our Client's policies, processes and risk management practices

Job Qualifications: 

  • The candidate must be a results’ oriented, highly motivated, inclusive, collaborative, detailed and analytical professional with strong communication skills and a focus on building relationships, risk management, execution and delivering strong financial results in accordance with our Client's strategic goals and objectives
  • The candidate must have at least 4 years of relevant real estate industry and/or professional experience
  • The candidate may have an undergraduate degree in either business, finance or accounting and may have or be pursuing a professional accounting designation 
  • Must have experience with low rise developments 
  • Must have Accounting Software experience such as Jonas, Procore, Newstar, or equivalent

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