Junior Accounts Payable Accountant

Financial Reporting & Accounting · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Financial Reporting & Accounting
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

 

The Company

 

 

Hungerford Properties is a real estate investment, management, and development company with millions of square feet of commercial, industrial, office, retail, and residential properties in Canada. Our mission is to create value for investors, help businesses grow, and build better neighborhood’s for all.

 

Today, Hungerford Properties is a vertically integrated, cross-functional organization with in house teams dedicated to Development, Property Operations, Investments, Asset Management, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, and Administration, & HR.

 

Hungerford Properties brings sophisticated investment tools to the Canadian market and builds award-winning developments. For more than four decades, we have followed a simple strategy: buy well and add value through proactively investing, developing, and managing commercial and residential projects.. The company is a collaborative and vertically integrated organization with in-depth knowledge, experience, and resources across the real estate spectrum. Our people are our most important asset, so we strive to create something unique, something special, and something that generates excitement for people who come into our organization.

 

To know more about Hungerford Properties, visit our website: https://hungerfordproperties.com/

 

Our Approach

 

We take pride in our approach to doing the work and we expect all our People to do so as well. We strive for an institutional quality operating platform, which includes process manuals, checklists, templates, and repeatable and efficient systems. We leave no stone unturned in the way we go about our work and we demand integrity in everything we do. We thrive working in a process-driven environment which gives our people the confidence to get the job done to the highest standard while minimizing risk. It is core to our operations.

 

Our Culture

 

Our company is driven by five Core Values: Ambition, Diligence, Creativity, Relationships and Community. People joining our organization are completely aligned with these values. We target excellence and set high expectations for ourselves. Our values are integrated into our approach to the work and we strive for a culture of results, collaboration, people, and accountability.

 

 

Ambition - Seeing possibility, stretching goals to exceed expectations, and persisting with extraordinary effort when challenged.

 

Diligence - Taking action in one’s role to remove errors, avoid pitfalls, and minimize risk to produce deliverables of the highest professional standard. 

 

Creativity - Dedicating time and energy to creative problem solving, seeking alternative and better approaches to get to the most effective, elegantly simple solutions.

 

Relationships Building team with collaborative internal relationships in order to provide extraordinary service to our external relationships.

 

CommunityTaking action to deliver a lasting, meaningful impact on others’ lives, and the lives of their families – whether coworkers, business stakeholders, or the larger community.

 

  

Our Opportunities

 

We are merit-based; if a person has earned trust by doing a great job, there is the opportunity to take on greater responsibility. We are also about impact, not age or experience, so Hungerford Properties is a place where people can grow a career if motivated, ambitious, and diligent. Ultimately, this is an opportunity to become part of a team dedicated to success and excellence for those ready to step up. We are a company committed to developing long-term relationships with our stakeholders, and we are looking for People who are also looking for a long-term commitment to their careers.

 

The Candidate and Responsibilities

 

The Junior Accounts Payable Accountant position is based out of Vancouver.   

 

Applicants for this position will be self-motivated individuals, possessing strong interpersonal skills, are attentive to details, and considers themselves accurate and comfortable with high volume invoicing.

 

The candidate will report directly to the Accounting Manager and work directly with a seasoned Accounts Payable Clerk.

 

The Junior Accounts Payable Accountant specific duties and responsibilities will include:  

 

  • Coding, entering and processing invoices in a timely manner
  • Management of AP inbox
  • Supports communication with vendors
  • Ad hoc AP reporting
  • Supports the Senior Accounts Payable Accountant with the cheque run process
  • Acts as backup to the Senior Accounts Payable Accountant, as needed
  • Respond to requests and inquires from other departments and external vendors
  • Other responsibilities as required

 

The Candidate will also be someone who is completely aligned with the Core Values of Hungerford Properties.

 

 Competencies, Qualifications and Required Experience

 

  • Completion of Accounting diploma/certificate or equivalent post-secondary program
  • Minimum 1-2 years in a high volume Accounts Payable, experience in Real Estate is an asset
  • Knowledge of Yardi Voyager and Payscan is a strong asset
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

 

Skills and Attributes

 

  • Ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships, team player
  • Ambitious with a process-oriented mindset
  • Ability to allocate time effectively, meet tight deadlines, multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Self-motivated and possesses a high level of professionalism
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively in an individual setting
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail

 

 

 

Our Work Environment

 

With every amenity downtown has to offer within a 5 - 10-minutes walk, the seawall at your fingertips, and a state-of-the-art fitness facility in the building, our office is situated in one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver - Canada. If you are looking for a perfect blend of stunning natural beauty, diverse cultural experiences, and the hustle and bustle of big city life, Metro Vancouver has it all, and Hungerford Properties is located in the heart of the action.

 

You will enjoy our frequent team celebrations organized throughout the year with various themes such as sport, wellness, cultural activities, team buildings session, and community involvement.

 

Our Compensation & Benefits Philosophy

 

Our compensation package includes a competitive base salary, a cash bonus, and a potential Long-Term Incentive program.  We also offer an extended benefits plan, internal corporate training, and support for education.

 

Our Hiring Process

 

Joining a new organization is an important decision. We want to ensure our working relationship is mutually beneficial. We take our hiring process very seriously and want to provide you ample opportunities to understand our culture, our approach, our goals, and people.

 

Our hiring process consists of different rounds of discussions, typically one with your hiring manager, a second one with your peers, and a final round with an executive member of Hungerford Properties. Our hiring process may include a business case assessment and psychometric testing.

 

To Apply

 

Hungerford Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

Hungerford Properties will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities in a manner that is respectful of each person’s dignity up to the point of undue hardship. If you need accommodations during the hiring process, please contact the HR Department.

 

We thank all applicants in advance but only those qualified may be contacted.

 

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Financial Reporting & Accounting
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level