Senior Accountant
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: CA-BRITISH COLUMBIA-Vancouver
Base Pay: 75,000 CAD - 85,000 CAD /Year
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Industry: Other Great Industries
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Accounting
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: Not Available
Fax: Not Available
Ref ID: 05060-0011243261
Job Description
Ref ID: 05060-0011243261

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: $75000.00 to $85000.00 yearly

Our Vancouver client is looking to hire an Accountant to join their International Accounting team. The Accountant is primarily responsible for financial reporting requirements of the International Real Estate portfolio. The Accountant works closely with the International Asset Management team and custodian to ensure that all statutory, internal and external reporting requirements are complete and accurate. This unique role also provides opportunities to get involved in many aspects of portfolio operations including internal controls, full cycle accounting, valuations, investment accounting, banking, and tax and legal compliance.


- Prepare expense and accrual files for monthly and quarterly transactions
- Prepare monthly subledger and general ledger account reconciliations and working papers
- Prepare quarterly unaudited financial statements for numerous entities including supporting notes
- Prepare quarterly reporting requirements for shareholder
- Maintain accurate accounting records in Yardi
- Complete daily and weekly reconciliations and troubleshoot variances.
- Direct legal counsel on maintenance of share register records.
- Communicate with custodian and fund manager staff to resolve investment queries.
- Assist with day to day cash operations including establishing wire instructions, requesting foreign exchange transactions and directing cash flows.
- Respond to inquiries from corporate staff, clients and auditors.
- Complete investment accounting and reporting for pooled investment portfolios.
- Report and reconcile shares, holdings and transactions for holding structures.
- Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual audited financial statements.
- Maintain internal controls and recommend changes where weaknesses are identified.
- Provide training and assistance to other staff members as required.
- Other related duties as required.
Job Requirements
- 4-5 years accounting experience with an understanding of accounting principles and full cycle accounting.
- Business Degree with a specialization in accounting (or equivalent) and working towards professional accounting designation (CPA).
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
- Experience in the banking or real estate industry and with Yardi is considered an asset.
- Ability to work in a team environment and develop and sustain cooperative working relationships.
- Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting and reporting.
- Organized and efficient with strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to work under pressure with changing priorities.
- Attention to detail, high degree of accuracy and strong adherence to established deadlines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to identify and analyze problems, seek direction where required and take informed, decisive action when needed.
- Proven ability to exercise a high level of integrity in all business transactions.
- Desire to grow and take on increased responsibility with the organization.

If this role is of interest to you, please send your resume to: Dushyanthi Krishna at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] quoting job number 05060-0011243261.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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