Property Accountant

February 4 2019
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Billing, Accounting technician
Toronto, ON

Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.

Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than C$60 billion in assets as at June 30, 2018, and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (, one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information:

Department: Finance and Accounting, Retail

Position type: Salaried

Specific accountabilities

The Property Accountant reports to the Manager, Financial Administration and Accounting in Toronto and works closely with Senior Property Accountants in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary.  This position is responsible for all reporting functions of the non-managed property portfolio, with specific responsibilities related to:

Responsible for producing the activities related to the monthly processes:

  • Integrate and reconcile monthly results of the non-managed properties;
  • Calculate accruals and adjustments for both revenues and expenses;
  • Liaise with property accountant of our partner for questions on non-managed properties;
  • Prepare variances analysis and reconciliations,
  • Responsible for accounting and analytics of General and Administration expenses:
  • Responsible for accounting of entries in the administration/regional companies;
  • Responsible for integrating and analyzing all budget of non-managed properties;
  • Review and reconcile annual financial statements of the non-managed properties;

Support Senior Property Accountant with various queries and requests:

  • Assist in Financial control review of properties;
  • Assist in transactions;
  • Responsible for back fill of Senior Property Accountants on an ad hoc basis.

Key requirements

  • Excellent command of English and French, both spoken and written;
  • Professional designation (CPA) obtained or in registered in the program leading to accreditation;
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel;
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines;
  • High energy with a positive learning attitude;
  • Team player and strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Flexible work schedule as required;


You have everything to gain!

When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.

Ivanhoé Cambridge's commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the breadth of its operations. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We take pride in creating a working environment where everyone is set up for success. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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