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:

Property Manager

Property Manager

Devon is currently seeking a full-time Property Manager for the Victoria, BC office. The person in this role will lead the day-to-day property management functions for a specific portfolio of multi-family assets, and is responsible for all aspects of management pertaining to this portfolio.

The perfect candidate for this position is motivated, determined, professional, and ambitious, eager to learn and grow within the property management industry. The successful candidate remains calm and patient in all situations, and communicates in a clear and professional manner at all times. This position has a complete understanding of Devon’s property management strategy and performance targets, working in conjunction with the Vice President of Residential Properties to realize these objectives. 

Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Vice President of Residential Properties
  • Oversee day-to-day management of a specific portfolio of multi-family assets
  • Interact and effectively communicate directly with Vice President of Residential Properties and Devon Partners on financial performance, property operations, capital project execution, staffing and tenant relations
  • Supervise and develop staff while providing clear and concise direction to meet Devon’s property management strategy and objectives
  • Ensure excellent client relations by providing excellent management service through knowledge, practice and personal contact
  • Responsible for building revenues and expenses including preparing and operating within an approved budget: analyze monthly financial statements and prepare monthly management reports
  • Recommend rental policy for residential suites, guest suites, laundry facilities and other ancillary revenue initiatives
  • Conduct monthly market residential surveys and have a thorough understanding of competition and current market conditions
  • Oversee accounts receivable to ensure they are maintained at an acceptable level including recommending eviction proceedings to ensure proper collection.
  • Supervise processing of residential applications including completion of background and credit checks and lease renewals
  • Make recommendations and oversee execution of capital projects including building improvements and leasehold improvements; ensures preventative maintenance program for plant and equipment is completed; obtains prices, secures and monitors maintenance/service contracts to ensure cost effective operations
  • Ensure efficient operation, maintenance and repair of the property including compliance with government regulations and achievement of maintenance/life safety standards
  • Complete consistent and regular property inspections to ensure high standard of operation and appearance at all times
  • Other duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

Technical & Functional Skills

  • Strong understanding of the property management business
  • Ability to gain a strong command of new systems (e.g., property management software and similar systems)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Comfort dealing with potential conflict situations
  • Expert in multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing
  • Detail-oriented with the 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

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in residential property management, hospitality, seniors housing, real estate sales or marketing
  • High School diploma supplemented with post-secondary degree or courses in relevant field(s)
  • Property Management License (or ability to become licensed) and understanding of all applicable laws, legislation and rights concerning resident-landlord relations
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, Outlook and proficiency with property management systems
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle at all times during employment

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

Resident Building Manager

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

The Resident Building Manager will report to the Property Manager for their specific assigned building(s) and will take on a diverse set of responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, administrative experience, a solid technical skill set and general maintenance experience.

This position will fulfill all responsibilities and activities in close cooperation with Property Managers, Property Accountants, Property Administrators, and contractors and service providers. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following 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

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.

Building Manager

Building Manager

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

The Resident Building Manager will report to the Property Manager for their specific assigned building(s) and will take on a diverse set of responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, administrative experience, a solid technical skill set and general maintenance experience.

This position will fulfill all responsibilities and activities in close cooperation with Property Managers, Property Accountants, Property Administrators, and contractors and service providers. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following 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

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.

Senior Property Accountant

Senior Property Accountant 

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Property Accountant is responsible for leading and supporting the full accounting cycle for Devon’s growing portfolio of residential real estate properties. The Senior Property Accountant supervises the Accounts Payable team, and ensures they meet all deadlines and goals.

The Senior 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 the organization and with our clients.

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

Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly reporting packages for management review including: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Variance Analysis and Account Reconciliations
  • Record routine journal entries at month-end including: Accruals, Mortgages, Prepaids, etc.
  • Review journal entries at month-end for accuracy and trends
  • Take ownership of all of Accounts Payable processes including supervision and training of junior accountants and clerks
  • Assist in 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 audit requests
  • Identify and analyze problems and recommend appropriate actions
  • 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 Property Managers with financial accounting inquiries and research

Qualifications

Technical & Functional Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail, time-management, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to be flexible and self-motivated and to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing required, with an ability to explain financial concepts to non-financial managers
  • Ability to work under pressure, with time constraints even as priorities change and urgencies intervene

Education and Experience

  • 5+ Years of recent professional full-cycle accounting experience required, preferably in real estate, legal, and/or accounting industries. Proven experience in variance analysis, budgeting, etc. is required
  • Supervisory experience
  • Property Management with Spectra/Yardi would be an asset
  • College diploma or University degree preferable in business or financial management
  • A professional accounting designation (e.g., CPA) or working towards an accounting designation would be considered an asset
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of all aspects of accounts payable, receivables and bank reconciliations and accounting to Financial Statements is required

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.