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Property Accountant I

Department Property Management Date Posted 10/4/2017

Position Type Full Time Reference No. 2017-6422

Job Grade E LocationCF Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto, ON, CAN

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Role Summary:
To maintain, prepare, analyze and report accurate financial statements on a timely basis in accordance with company policy/guidelines for both internal and external use.

You will:

  • Maintain the G/L and working paper files for all cost centres by posting journal entries, preparing financial statements for audit and reconciling bank accounts to ensure that financial reports and statements reflect accurate numbers for senior management
  • Plan operating budget for property by preparing supporting schedules, variance analysis and coordinating with other departments to provide senior management and co-owners with accurate forecasts for plan years
  • Process tenant year end realty tax and CAM billings, percentage rent monthly and year end invoicing by reconciling expenses, preparing statements for audit, variance analysis, tenant spreadsheets, shortfall analysis and interim billings in order to meet the requirements of the tenants’ lease and provide auditors with timely and accurate information
  • Provide backup for accounts payable or accounts receivable when necessary by entering data electronically or processing bank transactions in order to maintain information flow during the absence of account administrator
  • Prepare monthly management report package for co-owners including various reports, detailed schedules and variance analysis by coordinating with other departments to consolidate information and provide the financial information required for decision making by senior management and co-owners
  • Respond to tenant concerns, issues and requests for information
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


You have:

  • University Degree in Business/Accounting preferred;
  • Working towards CPA;
  • 3 years related experience in a real estate or property management environment;
  • Good knowledge of accounting policy and procedures (GAAP);
  • Basic knowledge of legal documentation;
  • Strong computer skills with a high level of competence in Microsoft Office i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access;
  • Previous experience with the CTI Financial System and SSLE an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress;
  • Ability to interact at all organizational levels;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


Are you up for the challenge?  At CF, we believe our people are core to our success.  Join our award-winning team, where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected!


Accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and/or selection process is available.

Additional Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting
  • Certificates & Designations
    • Certified General Accountant - CGA
    • Certified Management Accountant - CMA
    • Chartered Accountant - CA


  • Achieves Results, Detail Oriented
  • Collaborates with Others, Works Effectively with Others
  • Communicates Effectively, Clear and Concise (oral and written communication)
  • Demonstrates Functional Expertise
    • Analytical Skills
    • Microsoft Office Applications
    • Web/Software Applications
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited is an equal opportunity employer.