Assistant Controller

  • Company:
    Donaldson James
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:
    Accounting / Banking

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Position Title:
Assistant Controller
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Desired Skills:
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a 2 billion dollar portfolio for a Real Estate Development initiative of a second phase of a large development initiative. The current Controller is a true leader in bringing on his successor early so this is an opportunity for an Assistant Controller to have strong mentorship in a succession plan and to be groomed to be the future Controller. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take your career to a very high level! If you are a CA with a passion for real estate, ambitious drive with a high desire to achieve, and on the upwards stream in your career – then this is an excellent opportunity for you!
The responsibility of this role includes the production, management, processing and handling of accounting transactions ensuring the accuracy of the financial information maintained in the general legers and to ensure the accounting information is processed daily, monthly and quarterly reporting processes are adhered to.
This role includes managing the daily functions of the accounting team, property and project construction accounting, operational processes, communication flow and day-to-day procedures.
Experience and competencies:

University Degree in Business Accounting (must be a Chartered Accountant)

Greater than 10 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate Property/Asset Management including Construction and Development

Full cycle accounting experience in the preparation of annual financial statements including cash flow

Experience with Yardi commercial property management, residential property management software an asset and experience in implementing a system and interest in getting a system up and running and ready to go (experience with other real estate investment management and property management software solutions will be considered)

Foreign exchange experience

Supervisory experience of accounting personnel and experience with direct reports

Established commitment to high professional ethical standards

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and outstanding communication skills

Demonstrated attention to detail and to instill the same in all accounting members

Proven ability to organize, plan and manage multiple priorities and projects under tight deadlines

Exceptional command of the English language in verbal and written communications

Ability to deliver presentations to Senior executive and the ability to articulate a point clearly

Patience and creativity and ability to build strong teams
Thank you for your interest. Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered.
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