< Back to Search

Real Estate Accountant

Reference ID:

Property Accountant / Real Estate Accountant
Designation + experience in retail required 

Experience required
Salary: 75k-80k
We are looking for an experienced Real Estate/Property Accountant for our client to join our team, Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer

• Reviewing and analyzing new lease documents to ensure thorough understanding of lease obligations;
• Reviewing landlord billings to insure accuracy;
• Verifying the lease information is accurately reflected in the Company Accounting system;
• Verifying the correct accounting for all operating and capital lease agreements;
• Preparing journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations;
• Managing all accounts receivables (tenant allowances, subleases, etc);
• Forecasting monthly and annual expenses related to operating and capital leases and analyze actual results compared to forecasted results;
• Preparing lease-related quarterly and annual disclosures
• Preparing P&L’s for existing stores and prospective locations;
• Analyzing and reviewing current processes to identify improvement opportunities and implement proposed process changes;
• Researching lease issues for Capital Finance, Legal, and Real Estate;
• Performing reviews of staff accountant work;
• Managing special projects as assigned;
• Other tasks are required.

• College degree – Accounting, Finance or related field;
• Minimum 5-7 years of related experience;
• CPA designation preferred;
• Strong accounting and analytical skills with strong knowledge of GAAP;
• Excellent problem solving and organizational skills;
• Ability to work independently and maintain a high level of initiative and accuracy;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Bilingual (English/French)
• Ability to foster teamwork and contribute in a team environment;
• Strong PC skills (Excel, Word, and Access) and systems aptitude;
• Previous lease/real estate experience;