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Resident Building Manager (Victoria)

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.

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
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC an asset
  • 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

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 Manager (Victoria)

Property Manager (Victoria)

Devon Properties Ltd. is growing, and we are searching for an experienced 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 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:

  • 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 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.

Housekeeper/Cleaner (Nanaimo)

Housekeeper/Cleaner (Nanaimo)

Devon Properties Ltd. is currently seeking a full-time, Housekeeper / Cleaner to join our dedicated team of property management professionals managing one of Nanaimo, BC’s newest rental communities.

The position of Housekeeper / Cleaner is critical to customer service by depicting pride in property management and respect for our residents. While following health and safety precautions, Housekeepers / Cleaners clean vacant suites, as well as provide regular cleaning of common areas within assigned buildings.

Why join Devon Properties?

  • Hours of work – Monday to Friday.
  • Wage range from $16.00 to $18.00 per hour depending upon experience.
  • 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 tenants, colleagues and the community. Your input will be valued!
  • You will be joining a collaborative environment where comradery across teams is encouraged and everyone steps in to assist when needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high-touch/common surface areas are disinfected according to the organization’s Covid Safety Plan procedures.
  • Regular cleaning of building common areas including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting and cleaning of all halls, air vents, light fixtures, emergency lights, fire extinguishers, landings, entrance, elevators, laundry room (wipe down all laundry equipment and clean out vents) and office area.
  • Maintains housekeeping equipment by cleaning and replacing items such as filter bags and mop heads. Reports unsafe and faulty equipment, fixtures, and furniture to supervisor. Ensures safe use and storage of all cleaning supplies and maintains supply inventory.
  • Collects and removes garbage, cleans external areas such as entranceways and sidewalks by removing dirt, leaves, snow and other refuse.
  • Clean vacant or renovated suites and ensures all suites are move-in ready.
  • Clean, disinfect and polish kitchen and bathroom fixtures and appliances.
  • Wash walls and windows and, window coverings.
  • Wash and waxing floors; vacuuming and steam cleaning carpets and area rugs.
  • Clean appliances and cupboards and cabinets.
  • Maintain a trash and debris-free environment.
  • Provide excellent customer service when approached by tenants.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Other duties relating to the upkeep of buildings as assigned

Qualifications:

  • The position requires someone who is able to work independently, is a self-starter and takes pride in a job well done.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently with good time management.
  • Good customer service skills and pleasant demeanour.
  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs., work with industrial-strength cleaners, and climb stairs with equipment and supplies.
  • Must have a driver’s license and be able to provide a criminal record check free of relevant convictions.

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.

 

Administrative Assistant (Victoria)

Administrative Assistant (Victoria)

Devon Properties Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrative Assistant to join our growing company. Devon has a well-earned reputation for being BC’s premier property management and real estate services firm.

We are seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant with 2 or more years of experience to join our team.

The ideal candidate would preferably have experience in the real estate, property management or accounting field. Must have strong document production skills and solid proficiency in Pro-Suite, MS Word, Excel, and Adobe. The person we are looking for must enjoy working directly with owner-operators, have excellent multitasking and interpersonal skills, and not be afraid to take on challenging new tasks.

Why join Devon Properties?

  • Devon offers competitive wages and benefits (negotiable depending upon your experience), 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 the clients, residents, colleagues and the community, and within your own career. Your input will be valued!
  • We have a highly valued team-based culture that attracts energetic and driven people.
  • You will be joining a collaborative office environment where comradery across departments is encouraged and everyone steps in to assist when needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day administrative support including managing multiple email and Outlook calendars, scheduling meetings, sending reminders, and prioritizing time-sensitive matters.
  • Manage and maintain documents and records (electronic files and hard copy files and contracts, backup, shared directories) efficiently and effectively, ensuring data/documentation integrity, timeliness for updates, and ease of reference or retrieval as required.
  • Ability to manage files from beginning to end for purchases, sales and bank financing of real estate transactions.
  • Drafting and coordination of required documentation up to closing, including status reports, final reports and other matters.
  • Adhere to strict deadlines, managing closing dates and other deadlines.
  • Organize multiple projects and oversee the timely progress and successful completion.
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end reports for owner-operators.
  • Maintaining and updating critical schedules, contracts, lists, reports, budgets, renewals etc.
  • Assist with administration of various reports, notices, and budgets relative to real estate and property management transactions.
  • Conduct Land Title and Corporate Registry searches.
  • Manage administrative tasks including daily requests for documents and reports from building owners, lenders, building managers, law firms acting on behalf of sellers, and purchasers of properties.
  • Overseeing strata and leasehold administrative matters.
  • Reviewing of contracts and transactions for accuracy and to ensure compliance with legislation, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Corresponding with building owners and investors, ensuring they are up to date with recent real estate or property related issues.
  • Assist with the preparation of legal documentation to facilitate property acquisitions and real estate transactions.
  • Serve as backup support for reception and other administrative staff when required.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Two (2) years experience in a similar role in real estate, property management and/or accounting field.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills providing support to an executive team in a real estate, property management, accounting or legal environment.
  • Strong finance/accounting acumen with a proven ability to prepare, reconcile and track expenses and other financial documents.
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Highly competent with Adobe.
  • A keen interest and ability in learning the latest office technology and applications (e.g. real estate services software).
  • Outstanding written communication and proofreading skills, and document processing experience.
  • Ability to create and manage reports, compose and edit letters or other documents; ability to build and manage filing systems.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a professional, high-pressure environment while maintaining the utmost integrity and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to organize self, set priorities, and meet critical timelines.

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.

 

Intermediate Accountant (Victoria)

Intermediate Accountant (Victoria)

Devon Properties Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate Property Accountant to join our growing company and dedicated team of accounting professionals. 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. The successful candidate will foster a team culture and maintain an environment of continuous process improvement and outstanding customer service.

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 the portfolio.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for the 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.

Property Administrator (Victoria)

Property Administrator (Victoria)

We have a full-time opportunity for an organized, detail-oriented and collaborative Property Administrator in Victoria, BC, to join a growing premier property management and real estate services firm, Devon Properties. Are you eager to start building an administrative career in property management? If so, this is a unique opportunity to join Devon’s Property Administration Team and learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. Are you interested in building relationships with property owners, tenants and vendors? The Property Administrator will do that and more.

Do you have at least 2 years of recent, related administrative experience? Would your references describe you as a motivated, self-starter who excels at multi-tasking while still paying attention to the details? Do you enjoy being the go-to person and would you rate your communication skills as high?

If you answered “yes”, and would embrace the opportunity to join Devon’s collaborative, dedicated team of property professionals, then read on as this opening will provide you with career opportunities in their highly-valued corporate culture.

Why join Devon Properties?

  • 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 clients, residents, colleagues and the community, and within your own career. Your input will be valued!
  • We have a highly valued corporate culture that attracts energetic, driven people.
  • You will be joining a collaborative office environment where comradery across departments is encouraged and everyone steps in to assist when needed.
  • Devon offers competitive wages commensurate with experience.

Our Ideal Property Administrator:

  • 2+ Years of recent, administrative experience preferably in a property management, real estate, seniors housing or legal environment.
  • Related post-secondary education is preferred; a high school diploma is required.
  • Basic accounting skills and proficiency with numbers.

Technical & Functional Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency, including MS Office, Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat is required, and the desire and ability to learn new systems.
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Extremely well organized, disciplined, and able to work well in a busy team environment.
  • Ability to understand and interpret administrative challenges and identify solutions to non-routine queries
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external stakeholders, tenants and other professionals.
  • The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

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.

Regional Property Manager (Central Vancouver Island)

Regional Property Manager (Central Vancouver Island)

We are searching for an experienced Regional Property Manager for Central Vancouver Island (Nanaimo, Parksville, Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River areas) 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 Regional Property Manager will support and execute Devon’s strategies related to property management operations by utilizing their proven leadership abilities to lead team members, and by implementing the policies, procedures, and practices that enable each property in their 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?

  • 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 clients, residents, colleagues and the community, and within your own career. Your input will be valued!
  • We have a highly valued corporate culture that attracts energetic, driven people.
  • You will be joining a collaborative office environment where camaraderie across departments is encouraged and everyone steps in to assist when needed.
  • Devon offers competitive wages and benefits, including extended health and dental.
  • Company provided rent-day lunches, Christmas parties, and social events throughout the year bring everyone together and make for a fun and friendly office.

Our Ideal Regional 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 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.

Devon Properties offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with your experience, and a full-time, multi-faceted, rewarding property management role in an established company focused on real estate excellence.

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.

Non-Resident Building Manager (Courtenay)

Non-Resident Building Manager (Courtenay)

Devon Properties Ltd. is growing, and we are searching for a full-time Non-Resident Building Manager in Courtenay, BC, to join our dedicated team of professionals. Devon Non-Resident Building Managers are responsible for managing all aspects of the tenant experience, which includes showings, rentals, administration, move-in/out, suite inspections, repairs and maintenance, and tenant relations.

The Non-Resident Building Manager position requires a thorough understanding of Devon’s customer service and building maintenance standards, and will work closely with the Property Manager to achieve these standards.

Why would you apply for a Non-Resident Building Manager role with Devon Properties?

  • Devon offers competitive wages, a monthly vehicle allowance, and a company-provided cell phone.
  • Non-Resident Building Managers have the opportunity to earn additional income when acting as an Emergency Contact for other buildings, for cleaning suites after tenant discharge, and for performing select building maintenance tasks.

Compensation and Location:

  • Compensation for Resident Building Managers is contingent upon the size and age of the buildings and the number of suites to be managed as follows:

– Three-story rental building totalling 60 suites

– $40,000 – $45,000 annually

– Courtenay / Comox Valley

Our Ideal Non-Resident Building Manager Candidate:

The ideal candidate has acquired skills in the following areas: general maintenance and repair, administration, and customer service. The Resident Building Manager requires the skills and abilities to interact with tenants, contractors, owners, and the property management team in a professional manner.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in building management/maintenance, hospitality, or senior housing is an asset.
  • Solid general maintenance and repair capabilities.
  • Clean and professional appearance, presentable to the public at all times.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC is an asset.
  • 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.

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 Accounting Manager (Victoria)

Senior Accounting Manager (Victoria)

This is an opportunity to take the next step in your career and round out your experience at an established company in property management and real estate services. You will have the opportunity to help us grow and further develop accounting business practices as the organization continues to expand across Vancouver Island and the mainland. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic candidate with solid accounting expertise and strong business acumen. You will have the opportunity to enhance your skillset and deliver demonstrable improvements to the performance of accounting systems, processes, and deliverables.

Location:

This work can be done remotely within Victoria region for a period of time, with the long-term goal of working from the head office in downtown Victoria.

Reporting to the VP Finance and Administration, the Senior Accounting Manager will be a key member of the finance team and with the support of the finance group is responsible for the following core areas of responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Accounting Manager helps oversee Accounting team members to ensure they meet all deadlines and goals for institutional clients.
  • Manage and oversee all institutional accounting and reporting for assigned area.
  • Oversee and review the internal monthly consolidated and property results package, to ensure its completeness, accuracy and timely release to internal departments and external investors.
  • Liaise with internal and external Property Managers, and Senior Management to exchange and deliver property financial information.
  • Ensure financial statements are in accordance with financial reporting requirements and company accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist in coordinating and managing the process for the timely and accurate completion of property/fund forecasts and annual operating and capital budgets for review by Senior Management.
  • Accounting for development projects and investment structures; includes preparing and reviewing journal entries and accounting records, invoicing and collecting development and management fees.
  • Monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages.
    Prepare monthly cash forecasts, analysis and make funding recommendations for development projects and investment structures.
  • Coordinate budgeting and forecasting processes for development projects.
  • Assist in preparing corporate budget and coordinating the audit process.
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure understanding of projects, financing structures and timing of key milestones.
  • Coordinates with auditors and staff for tax returns and financial audits.
  • Ensure that internal controls and accounting procedures are in place and documented for timely and accurate financial reporting, and safeguarding of assets.
  • Design and implement processes and reports to facilitate efficient operations and reporting.

As a key member of the finance team you will be relied upon to assist the VP of Finance:

  • To define, implement or improve upon accounting policies and procedures to manage our fast-paced growing business and facilitate accurate data keeping across the organization.
  • Optimize business processes and drive the automation of current accounting work to reduce administrative workload for accounting staff.
  • Work with management teams to help develop relevant and trackable KPI’s to ensure the business is on track.
  • Monitor bank balances and cash flow.
  • Provide leadership and development to a diverse, high functioning team to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Assist Property Managers with financial accounting inquiries and research.
  • Monitor progress and performance of assets.

Qualifications:

  • Accounting designation (CA, CMA, or CGA).
  • Minimum 6-8 years work experience, preferable in the property management or related field.
  • Proven experience in variance analysis, budgeting, etc. is required.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of all aspects of budgets, cashflow, financial forecasts, accounts payable, receivables, bank reconciliations and accounting to Financial Statements is required.
  • Experience in both residential and commercial property accounting an asset.
  • Property Management experience with Spectra/Yardi would be an asset.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles and GAAP.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proactive and self-directed with demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to prioritize, multi-task, and able to work in a changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Able to deal with confidential information and demonstrate reliability and dependability.
  • Task-oriented, able to work well under pressure, willing to work overtime if needed.

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.