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Senior Accountant

  • Job Location:Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Wage Type:Salary

Summary

Green Group of Companies is currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant to join our team. The Senior Accountant is responsible for all aspects of accounting for operational, corporate and family entities, including foundations and charitable trusts.

Greenrock's roots in Canadian real estate date back over 50 years as a developer, and owner of landmark properties throughout the Greater Toronto Area and south of the border in Florida. Since 2010, Greenrock's real estate services and advisory business has worked with tenants, owners and investment organizations to provide stewardship, deliver expertise and unlock value in millions of dollars of real property assets. Greenrock's commitment to making great places to live and work for residents and tenants is supported by its promise to provide exceptional experiences each and every day through a thoughtful approach to real estate services focused on people, innovation, stewardship and social responsibility.

Greenrock's Family Office provides fully-integrated and customized financial and asset management solutions leveraging best practices in a variety of areas, including investment management, risk management, integrated estate, tax and related planning, family governance and education, and strategic philanthropy. 

The Greenrock Corporate Accounting and Finance and Investment team provides a center of excellence for services in the disciplines of accounting, treasury management, acquisition and disposition transactions, corporate tax, capital management, investment management, risk management, financial data applications and business solutions for the organization.

Your solid accounting experience and technical skills will be critical for you to bring insights into our organization. You have always been committed to the idea of continuous improvement and service, and will collaborate with others to resolve issues that cut across teams. A strong communicator and natural business partner, you will liaise with functional teams across Greenrock and build relationships with our stakeholders.

Details

Reporting to our Controllers, this role is responsible for all aspects of accounting for operational, corporate and family entities, including foundations and charitable trusts.

Your new position encompasses the following key responsibilities:

General Responsibilities

  • Prepare working papers for year end audits and tax files
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual internal / external reporting
  • Assist with the compilation of annual consolidated financial statements
  • Assist with accounting research, issue resolution and disclosure implications of significant transactions
  • Assist with transaction support analysis for assessing accounting and business implication
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives, including automation
  • Participate in appropriate cross-training, documentation and resources for key tasks, reports and processes
  • Prepare/review related entity financial statements for compliance and tax reporting
  • Support in the coordination of external auditor requests
  • Account analysis and reconciliation of ledger details to general ledger
  • Respond to transactional accounting questions and issues. Resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Liaise with other departments in regards to accounting matters
  • Other duties / projects as assigned

You are someone with:

  • A university degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Accounting designation (CPA)
  • Minimum five years' relevant experience preferably in the real estate industry
  • Knowledge of current accounting practices and principles (ASPE)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication, customer service and problem solving skills
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to cope with changing client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently and also as part of a team

Diversity and inclusion are an integral part of our culture. Attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of our clients, tenants and communities is essential to our success. We are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive and accessible work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance. Greenrock will arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.