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Corporate Accountant


Overview

Reporting directly to the Director of Finance and indirectly to the Executive Director of Finance, the Corporate Accountant is responsible for the following:

Application

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

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of corporate bank reconciliations.
  • Preparation of HST returns on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis for various corporate entities.
  • Recording all monthly/quarterly invoicing of asset management fees, acquisition fees and related charge-backs.
  • Recording all monthly departmental expense allocations in accordance with the corporate budget.
  • Reconciling accounts receivable on a monthly basis and prepare a monthly reporting package for review.
  • Reconciling and recording various intercompany transactions.
  • Reconciling and recording all corporate credit card entries. Communicating with senior management to obtain all relevant back up relating to credit cards.
  • Reviewing employee expense reports and ensuring receipts are in compliance with company policy.
  • Reviewing and reconciling various GL accounts.
  • Assistance with preparing financial statements and responding to auditor’s queries.
  • Assistance with preparation of the annual budget as well as preparation of monthly reporting packages to each department with relevant variance analysis.
  • Assistance with preparation of invoices to various stakeholders (Corporate Expenses, Asset Management Fees, Acquisition Fees, etc.).
  • Assistance with cash flow management – daily, weekly, and monthly cash requirements reports.
  • Assistance with the preparation of an in-house tax return program and preparation of basic corporate returns.
  • Assistance with insurance reconciliations for various ownership groups.
  • Assistance with insurance renewals for corporate vehicles.
  • Assistance with various other ad-hoc projects for the Director of Finance and/or Executive Director of Finance as they arise.
Requirements
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze large amounts of data.
  • Detail oriented with respect to journal entries and data entry.
  • Ability to prepare reports and presentations for senior management.
  • Ability to identify problems and present solutions.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Confidentiality and diplomacy.
  • Works well independently and in a team environment .
  • Dependable and willing to meet deadlines and work overtime as required.
  • College diploma or university degree (preferred) with focus in accounting, finance or business administration.
  • Working towards or completion of CPA designation.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles and ASPE.
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ work experience in an accounting role. Real estate and/or asset management an asset.
  • Experience with various tax laws and remitting and filing requirements.
  • Accounting software experience; YARDI an asset.
  • Excel (V-look up and pivot tables); high level of proficiency required.
Location

Head office

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