Join Victoria's Premier Property Management Team

We’re always looking for fresh talent to help us enhance Victoria’s rental market for residents and property owners alike. From building managers to office personnel, you can enjoy flexible schedules, health benefits and an open-door policy.

Career opportunities:

Residential Property Accountant

Devon is currently seeking a full-time Residential Property Accountant to join our team of dedicated professional accountants.

The Residential Property Accountant will be responsible for supporting the full accounting cycle for Devon’s portfolio of residential real estate properties. The ideal candidate will be 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 the organization and with our clients.

This position will fulfill all responsibilities and activities in close cooperation with other Property Accountants, Accounting Managers, Property Administrators and Property Managers. Duties include, but are not limited to, the below responsibilities.

 Responsibilities

  • Accounts Receivable review, follow up and data entry
  • Accounts Payable matching, batch, cheque processing; ensuring vendors are paid in a timely manner
  • Reconcile GL and subledger accounts as required
  • Perform bank reconciliations and capture journal entries
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, bank reconciliations and journal entries; ensuring reporting deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • In conjunction with the broader accounting staff, process the daily, weekly, monthly and annual client accounting operations (e.g., accounts payable)
  • Ensure timely completion and maintenance of accounting data to meet reporting deadlines
  • Verify the accuracy of invoices, track and monitor purchase orders and interact with tenants and vendors
  • Assist Property Managers with financial accounting inquiries and research
  • Serve as backup support for other administrative staff as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 Qualifications

Technical & Functional Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills; works well with others
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail, time-management, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office
  • Understanding of the real estate industry is an asset
Education and Experience
  • College diploma or University degree preferable in business or financial management
  • A professional accounting designation or working towards an accounting is an asset
  • Prior professional accounting experience in real estate / legal / accounting industry preferred

 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 Administrator

Devon is currently seeking a full-time Property Administrator in our Devon Homes (Single-Units) Department for the Victoria, BC office.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the responsibilities below:

 Responsibilities

  • Liaise and ensure ongoing, effective communication between tenants, owners, stratas, contractors, consultants and property managers
  • Establish and maintain the project documentation library, including paper and electronic filings
  • Manage calendars and appointments; resolve scheduling conflicts and issues
  • Prepare purchase orders and contracts
  • Ensure all construction, renovations and contractor work is in compliance with Devon standards
  • Address tenant concerns and manage tenant repair & maintenance requests
  • Follow up with contractors and trades to ensure completion of projects
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

 Qualifications

Technical & Functional Skills
  • Organized, disciplined and able to work well in a busy team environment with strong time management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple departments
  • Ability to multi-task and be involved on a multitude of projects
  • Motivated self-starter able to work with little supervision
  • Highly-organized, strong attention to detail with efficient follow-up skills
  • Passionate and motivated person, bringing company spirit & community involvement
  • Flexible and able to serve in multi-faceted roles throughout the workday
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent people skills, including interacting with internal and external clients and/or stakeholders
Education and Experience
  • Experience in construction / contractor project administration or a similar role would be an asset
  • Professional standards with impeccable phone mannerisms
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint)
  • Basic understanding of general repair and maintenance work (e.g., electrical, plumbing, etc.)
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

 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.

 

Resident Building Manager

Devon is currently seeking a full-time Resident Building Managers for the Victoria, BC office. Duties include, but are not limited to, the below responsibilities.

 Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Devon Property Manager
  • Enforce the provisions of the Residential Tenancy Act
  • Manage the rental process for tenants, including all required paperwork for the rental suites
  • Manage move-in and move-out reports for each tenant using the Condition Inspection Report
  • Manage all building maintenance requirements to the highest standards.  This includes cleaning all common areas, supervising contractors, logging work performed, and conducting minor repairs as necessary
  • Undertake building inspections and make recommendations for preventative maintenance; notifying management concerning need for major repairs
  • Attend to the collection and safe deposit of all rent monies and other receivables from the tenants
  • Prepare vacant suites for new tenants by completing necessary repairs, upgrades and/or cleaning
  • Provide superior quality customer service dealing effectively and fairly with tenant requests and concerns in a timely fashion, involving the Property Manager when necessary
  • Other projects as assigned

 Qualifications

Technical & Functional Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Comfort dealing with potential conflict situations
  • Expert in multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing
  • Detail oriented with ability to work independently and prioritize workload
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Energetic, responsive team player with the interest to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn new technologies as the job requires
Education and Experience
  • Completion of High School, GED or applicable life experience to the position
  • Possess a valid Canadian driver’s license and a vehicle

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.