Starlight Careers

Accounting Manager, Canadian Multi-Family

Overview


Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Manager is responsible for various accounting reconciliations for our institutional portfolio’s.  The Accounting Manager manages the month end close for various GL accounts and is responsible for review of the property manager (PM) cash calls.  The Accounting Manager will be responsible for review of junior accountant’s journal entries and account reconciliations.

Application Qualified candidates can submit their resume to
humanresources@starlightinvest.com.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review of the property managers (PM) reporting, including PM’s bank reconciliations, and account reconciliations
  • Responsible for communications with the PMs, to ensure they are reporting on time and accurately
  • Books month and year end journal entries
  • Review the work of the junior accountants
  • Responsible for the compilation and first review of the monthly cash calls from the PMs
  • Responsible for reviewing wires to pay the monthly cash calls, and setting up other wires, as necessary
  • Responsible for cash transfers between the PM accounts, as required
  • Analyze the profit and loss statements for their assigned portfolio’s
  • Liaise with Asset Management to complete the month end process and ensure finance has complete and accurate information
  • Review and reconcile monthly property management fees calculation
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of assigned account reconciliations
  • Responsible for certain assigned covenant reporting to lenders
  • Review of the actual to budgets for various items in the income statement and provide details as to the reasons for variances
  • Preparation of the year end working papers for the auditors, and responsible for assisting the auditors during both interim and year end visits
  • Responsible for HST returns
  • Perform special projects to assist the Executive Director of Finance, as required

Requirements

  • Finance and Accounting Degree
  • 5-7 years accounting and finance experience
  • CPA, CMA or CPA,CGA
  • Accounting software, YARDI an asset
  • Excel (V-look up and pivot tables); high level proficiency required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, assertive, able to initiate and implement new methods
  • Strong follow-up skills and able to deal with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Works well independently and in a team environment
  • Task-oriented and will do what is needed to get job done (able to work overtime as required)

Location

Head Office