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Working Together to Enhance the Rental Experience

We’re always looking for fresh talent to help us enhance British Columbia’s rental market for residents and property owners alike. From building managers to Head Office professionals, you can enjoy flexible schedules, an open-door policy and a dynamic corporate culture. Resident Building Managers are also eligible for reduced market rent and a monthly gas allowance.

Devon Properties is headquartered in a thriving part of Victoria’s downtown neighbourhood and also has regional offices around British Columbia, including Vancouver, Kelowna and Nanaimo. Learning is an essential part of the Devon Properties experience, and we’re committed to helping our employees develop the knowledge, skills and abilities for ongoing success. We look for individuals with excellent team working skills, who are highly organized and proactive.

Career Opportunities

Building Management and Maintenance

  • Resident Building Manager (Victoria)

    Devon is currently seeking a full-time Resident Building Manager to join our team of dedicated building managers in the field.

    Reporting to the Property Manager, the Resident Building Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the tenant experience including showings, rentals, administration, move in/out, suite inspections, repairs and maintenance, and tenant relations. We are looking to hire a Resident Building Manager in the Greater Victoria location. The Resident Building Manager will live in and manage The Generations apartment building which has 48 units.

    The Devon Homes Resident Building Manager is a service-oriented, self-starter with strong maintenance and repair skills, problem-solving skills, as well as a collaborative team-player who is able to build professional relationships within the organization and with our tenants. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the tenant experience end-to-end for the assigned building(s) including overall building maintenance, repair, showings, move-in/outs, inspections, tenant relations, and administration/ all relevant tenant paperwork.
    • Enforce and ensure adherence to the BC Residential Tenancy Act.
    • Prepare vacant suites for new tenants by completing necessary repairs, upgrades and/or cleaning.
    • Promote tenant satisfaction through the timely resolution of complaints, ongoing communication, and by maintaining the property in a clean, safe, and orderly state of repair.
    • Ensure that the appearance and physical aspects of the building(s) meet Devon standards and owner established standards through performing general repairs, cleaning and maintaining all common areas, maintaining grounds, and performing routine site and safety inspections, and communicating concerns and requests to the Property Manager.
    • Coordinate work activities and services from vendors and other contractors as needed by researching and identifying needs, supervising contractors, and ensuring open communication between contractors, owners, and project team members.
    • Attend to the collection and safe deposit of all rent monies and other receivables from the tenants.
    • Complete various administrative tasks and performs other duties as assigned or as necessary.

    Qualifications:

    Technical & Functional Skills

    • Experience in building management/maintenance, hospitality, or seniors housing is an asset.
    • Solid general maintenance and repair capabilities.
    • Clean and professional appearance, presentable to the public at all time.
    • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to listen to others, collaborate and resolve conflict.
    • Detail-oriented with ability to work independently and prioritize workload.
    • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and professionalism.
    • Energetic, responsive team player with the ability to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle at all times during employment.
    • Completion of a criminal record check satisfactory to the employer.
    • Ability to work flexible hours.
    • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
    • Salary: Up to $46,320.00 per year
    • Schedule:
      • 8 hour shift
      • Weekend availability
    • License/ Certification:
      • Drivers license and access to a vehicle (preferred)
    • Work Location: One location
    • Expected start date: 2022-10-31

    For more information and to apply for this job, please email:

    careers@devonproperties.com

    We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All successful candidates will be subject to background checks.

Property Management and Leasing

  • Licensed Property Manager (Victoria)

    Devon Properties Ltd. is growing, and we are searching for a Property Manager to join Devon Properties Ltd., an established and growing company with a well-earned reputation as a premier property management and real estate services firm.

    The Property Manager will support and execute Devon’s strategies related to property management operations by utilizing proven leadership abilities to lead team members, and by implementing the policies, procedures, and practices that enable each property in the portfolio to meet and exceed budgeted financial goals and to achieve the high operational performance objectives that Devon Properties is known for.

    Your experience and knowledge in property management, backed by your financial analysis, reporting and budgeting experience, along with your strong customer service focus, will all ensure you thrive in this exciting role.

    Why join Devon Properties?

    • Devon offers competitive wages and benefits, including extended health and dental.
    • You would be joining a company that knows that being best-in-class means empowering their people to be the very best they can be – so you will be empowered to make an impact that matters for your residents, colleagues and the community, and within your own career. Your input will be valued!
    • They have a highly valued team-oriented culture that attracts energetic, driven people.
    • You will be joining a collaborative environment where comradery across departments is encouraged and everyone steps in to assist when needed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the financial performance of each property including property revenues and expenses, accounts receivable, analysis of monthly financial statements and preparation of monthly management reports.
    • Develop the annual budget(s) for the properties comprising the assigned portfolio and oversee attainment of budgeted goals by working with Accounting, client/owner, and others to address and resolve gaps in financial performance.
    • Ensure that the portfolio and individual communities meet the established operational, financial and business performance goals by inspecting properties, reviewing financial, market, and operational reports, and developing and implementing appropriate action plans to achieve results.
    • Monitor and recommend new or amended rental policies in a proactive and fiscally responsible manner to meet the needs of tenants and to resolve owner concerns.
    • Provide leadership to a team of building staff by managing their performance in accordance with company policies, values, and business practices.
    • Work with owners and the VP Property Management regarding building capital expenditures and establishing long term capital improvement programs for the portfolio.
    • Promote owner satisfaction through timely reporting and on-going communication about the performance of the properties, and respond quickly and with urgency to client/owner concerns, questions, issues, and requests.
    • Review, analyze and interpret market data to identify emerging trends that may impact the performance of the portfolio, and work to develop and implement market plans that drive occupancy and revenue growth.
    • Ensure that the appearance and physical aspects of the properties meet the company’s and owner’s established standards through routine site and safety inspections, and communicate concerns and requests for capital as needed to provide for the physical upkeep of each property in the portfolio.
    • Ensure strong customer service to residents, while still minimizing delinquency.
    • Manage rent, vacancy and rental incentives, providing the team with direction and follow up.
    • Develop and implement marketing plans to maximize rental income.
    • Complete various human resources, financial, administrative, and other reports and analysis, and perform other duties as assigned or as necessary.

    Our Ideal Property Manager:

    • 3-5 years of experience working as a Licensed Property Manager, ideally in a residential or building management role, is required.
    • Experience in financial analysis and reporting, preparation of budgets, lease interpretation, building operations and maintaining strong internal controls.
    • Knowledge of all governing legislation such as the BC Residential Tenancy Act is required.
    • Experience with and knowledge of property contracts/agreements is required.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and property management software (preferably Spectra or RealPage).
    • Ability to navigate complex landlord and tenant relationships.
    • A self-starter who is able to work independently, and takes pride in the delivery of quality services.
    • Flexibility in schedule is required in order to meet operational needs. This may require occasionally working outside of regularly scheduled hours.
    • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle at all times during employment is a requirement of the role.

    For more information and to apply for this job, please email:

    careers@devonproperties.com

    We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All successful candidates will be subject to background checks.

  • Licensed Senior Property Manager (Vancouver)

    Devon Properties Ltd. is growing, and we are searching for an experienced Licensed Senior Property Manager to join Devon Properties Ltd., an established and growing company with a well-earned reputation as a premier property management and real estate services firm.

    The Property Manager will support and execute Devon’s strategies related to property management operations by utilizing proven leadership abilities to lead team members, and by implementing the policies, procedures, and practices that enable each property in the portfolio to meet and exceed budgeted financial goals and to achieve the high operational performance objectives that Devon Properties is known for.

    Your experience and knowledge in property management, backed by your financial analysis, reporting, and budgeting experience, along with your strong customer service focus, will all ensure you thrive in this exciting role.

    Why join Devon Properties?

    • Devon offers competitive wages and benefits, including extended health and dental.
    • You would be joining a company that knows that being best-in-class mean empowering their people to be the very best they can be – so you will be empowered to make an impact that matters for your residents, colleagues and the community, and within your own career. Your input will be valued!
    • We have highly valued team-oriented culture that attracts energetic, driven people.
    • You will be joining a collaborative environment where comradery across departments is encouraged and everyone steps in to assist when needed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the financial performance of each property including property revenues and expenses, accounts receivable, analysis of monthly financial statements, and preparation of monthly management reports.
    • Develop the annual budget(s) for the properties comprising the assigned portfolio, and oversee attainment of budgeted goals by working with Accounting, client/owner, and others to address and resolve gaps in financial performance.
    • Ensure that the portfolio and individual communities meet the established operational, financial, and business performance goals by inspecting properties, reviewing financial, market, and operational reports, and developing and implementing appropriate action plans to achieve results.
    • Monitor and recommend new or amended rental policies in a pro-active and fiscally responsible manner to meet the needs of tenants and to resolve owner concerns.
    • Provide leadership to a team of building staff by managing their performance in accordance with Company policies, values, and business practices.
    • Work with owners and the VP Property Management regarding building capital expenditures and establishing long term capital improvement programs for the portfolio.
    • Promote owner satisfaction through timely reporting and on-going communication about the performance of the properties, and respond quickly and with urgency to client/owner concerns, questions, issues, and requests.
    • Review, analyze, and interpret market data to identify emerging trends that may impact the performance of the portfolio, and work to develop and implement market plans that drive occupancy and revenue growth.
    • Ensure that the appearance and physical aspects of the properties meet the Company’s and owner’s established standards through routine site and safety inspections, and communicate concerns and requests for capital as needed to provide for the physical upkeep of each property in the portfolio.
    • Ensure strong customer service to residents, while still minimizing delinquency.
    • Manage rent, vacancy and rental incentives, providing the team with direction and follow up.
    • Develop and implement marketing plans to maximize rental income.
    • Complete various human resources, financial, administrative, and other reports and analysis, and perform other duties as assigned or as necessary.

    Our ideal Property Manager:

    • 5-10 Years of experience working as a Licensed Property Manager, ideally in a residential or building management role required.
    • Experience in financial analysis and reporting, preparation of budgets, lease interpretation, building operations and maintaining strong internal controls is required.
    • Knowledge of all governing legislation such as the BC Residential Tenancy Act is required.
    • Experience with and knowledge of property contracts/agreements is required.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and property management software (preferably Spectra or RealPage).
    • Ability to navigate complex landlord and tenant relationships.
    • A self-starter who is able to work independently, and takes pride in the delivery of quality services.
    • Flexibility in schedule is required in order to meet operational needs. This may require occasionally working outside of regularly scheduled hours.
    • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle at all times during employment is a requirement of the role.

    For more information and to apply for this job, please email:

    careers@devonproperties.com

    We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All successful candidates will be subject to background checks.

Corporate Office

  • Intermediate Property Accountant (Victoria)

    The Intermediate Property Accountant is responsible for full-cycle accounting functions for an assigned portfolio. The Intermediate Property Accountant is a detail oriented, self-starter with strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a collaborative team-player who is able to build business relationships within an organization and with clients.

    Responsibilities:

    • Prepare monthly reporting packages for management review.
    • Analyze and interpret balance sheets and income statements and provide financial/management reports as requested
    • Assist with the preparation of the consolidated quarterly and annual financial statements.
    • Review and record routine journal entries at month-end including: Accruals, Prepaids, etc.
    • Review journal entries at month-end for accuracy and trends.
    • Reconcile balance sheet accounts for all properties in portfolio.
    • Prepare bank reconciliations for portfolio of properties on monthly basis.
    • Prepare payments from corporate bank accounts and manage the cash requirements.
    • Accounts Payable processes including supervision and training of junior accountants.
    • Sorting, data entry, coding and scanning invoices to ensure accurate posting in the general ledger.
    • Coordinate and work with accounting team to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Prepare and maintain necessary continuity schedules.
    • Correspond with vendors and respond to client and vendor inquiries.
    • Assist with the preparation of the year-end financial statements and schedules for external review.
    • Assist with year-end audit requirements.
    • Ensuring that all duties are performed in compliance with the Real Estate Services Act, and the Residential Tenancy Act as they apply.
    • Prepare variance analysis reports on a monthly basis.
    • Identify and analyze problems and recommend appropriate actions.
    • Assist Property Managers with financial accounting inquiries and research.
    • Maintain an understanding of property specific processes and maintenance of pertinent information relating to specific properties or processes and bring forward recommendations for process improvements and system enhancements.
    • Assist in the development of financial forecasts and budgets while also providing regular analysis and recommendations to the benefit of the business.
    • Ensuring management fees, administrative fees and other charges are accurately recorded and paid in a timely manner.

    Qualifications:

    • 3-5 Years of prior professional accounting experience required, preferably in real estate, legal, and/or accounting industries;  
    • Supervisory / mentoring experience preferred;
    • Property Management with Spectra/Yardi would be considered an asset;
    • College diploma or University degree preferable in business or financial management;
    • A professional accounting designation (CPA) or working towards an accounting designation would be an asset;
    • Comprehensive working knowledge of all aspects of full cycle accounting including:  accounts payable, receivables and bank reconciliations and accounting to financial statements is required;
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Office Excel and Outlook required;
    • Attention to detail, time-management, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
    • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing required, with an ability to explain financial concepts to non-financial managers.

    For more information and to apply for this job, please email:

    careers@devonproperties.com

    We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All successful candidates will be subject to background checks.

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