Accounting Assistant

Financial Reporting & Accounting · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Financial Reporting & Accounting
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Mid-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 neighborhoods 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 in 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.

 

Community – Taking action to deliver 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 in their careers.


The Candidate and Responsibilities


The Accounting Assistant position is based out of Vancouver.

 

Applicants for this position will be self-motivated individuals with a high degree of initiative and will possess strong interpersonal skills, be attentive to detail, and able to build trusting relationships.

 

The candidate will report directly to the Accounting Manager and work in conjunction with all departments.

 

The Accounting Assistant will be active in the following primary responsibilities both in an individual and team setting:

 

  • Perform full cycle accounts payable functions (includes but not limited to: AP entries and cheque runs)
  • Perform bank runs and deposits
  • Support accounts receivable responsibilities
  • Process expense reports as required
  • Maintain systematic filing of accounting records
  • Respond to requests and inquires from other departments and external vendors
  • Assist in the preparation of supporting working papers and documentation for year-end audit process
  • Assist in the annual billing to tenants and support property management and development teams in accounting matters
  • Provide general support to documentation and administration processes
  • Assist with administrative tasks as assigned by Accounting Manager
  • 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 2 years in high volume Accounts Payable
  • Knowledge of Yardi Voyager 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

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