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Senior Accountant, Canadian Multi-Family


Overview

Reporting to the Accounting Manager and indirectly to the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the accounting for various entities. This includes preparing journal entries, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, income statement analysis, year-end audit working papers, review of property managers reporting, accounting for marketable securities, cash calls and assisting with the preparation of consolidated financial reporting.

Application

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

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Detailed review of monthly property level reporting packages provided by property managers. Ensuring reporting packages are fully supportable and accurate
  • Work with the property managers to understand their records and ensure the completeness and accuracy of their work
  • Detailed preparation of consolidated account reconciliations for balance sheet and income statement accounts, including assisting with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting as required for ownership
  • Detailed preparation of financial statements, including notes to the financial statements
  • Analyze and interpret balance sheets and income statements, and provide financial/management reports as requested
  • Maintain General Ledger, including: post journal entries, analyze general ledger, make adjustments where needed
  • Completion of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Completion of HST reconciliations and returns
  • Review of the property managers monthly cash calls
  • Prepare full set of audit leadsheets and working papers for monthly reporting to assist auditors complete quarterly/year-end reviews/audits and tax return preparation
  • Detailed reconciliation of numerous marketable securities accounts. This would include recording purchases, calculating gains on disposal, calculating unrealized gains/losses and dealing with FX entries
  • Preparation of a cash flow and managing the cash flow for assigned entities
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly WSIB filings for the various entities
  • Assist with acquisition entries and preparation of necessary backup for audit purposes
  • Other tasks assigned by the Accounting Manager or Controller, as required
Requirements
  • University degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA, CA, CPA, CMA or CPA, CGA designation
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles and GAAP.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience, preferably in Property Management field
  • Yardi an asset
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated and resourceful, with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive and self-directed with demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to prioritize, multi-task and able to work in a changing, fast-paced environment
  • Able to deal with confidential information and demonstrate reliability and dependability
  • Task orientated, able to work well under pressure, willing to work overtime when needed
Location

Head office

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