Date posted: December 2019

Senior Accountant | CPA

Position Summary

The Senior Property Accountant will be responsible for providing and overseeing accounting and finance functions for a large portfolio of properties as well as mentoring a small staff with varying levels of skill and experience within the Property Accounting department.  The ideal candidates will have accounting expertise in real estate and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


Responsibilities Include

Preparation of monthly financial reporting packages within strict timelines
Ability to work independently while logically and strategically taking on accounting issues
Demonstrate a positive attitude and high level of professionalism
Liaise with property managers to provide exceptional customer service for our clients
Work with asset management team regarding financial aspects of property operations
Reconciliation of various general ledger accounts with the working trial balance each month.
Code, review, and approve electronic payables in paperless work environment
Assist with annual 1099 process for property vendors


Professional Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
CPA and/or MBA is preferred
7+ years’ experience in commercial real estate accounting
Direct management experience is a plus
Yardi Voyager and/or MRI experience
Must be organized, concise, detailed, flexible and efficient
Strong ability to handle multiple high priority projects with a keen attention to details
Strong accounting skills and proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook


If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter stating salary expectations. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no staffing agencies, please.


About Avison Young

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 5,000 real estate professionals in 124 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties.

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