Senior Portfolio Accountant

July 21 2021
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Financial Accounting, Management accounting
Vancouver, BC

About QuadReal Property Group

QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Assets under management are $61.2 billion. From its foundation in Canada as a full-service real estate operating company, QuadReal has evolved its capabilities to invest in public and private debt and equity markets. QuadReal invests directly, via programmatic partnerships and through operating companies in which it holds an ownership interest.

QuadReal seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

Role Description

Reporting directly to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will join our portfolio accounting team of 21 at QuadReal Property Group and is responsible for the accounting and reporting over a domestic fund that currently holds $19 billion of mixed asset class real estate. The portfolio accounting team’s current focus is on developing operational efficiency and stabilizing through a period of rapid growth and change in order to provide leadership to others within the organization while maintaining accurate and timely reporting to all internal and external stakeholders. The Fund’s near to medium term focus is on maximizing returns for public sector pension holders through value creation on real estate development projects along with strategic leverage optimization. We are looking for a candidate with a strong financial acumen, a demonstrated attention to detail, who is a confident individual that possesses a positive attitude, excellent time management and organization skills, and the ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities in order to adhere to deadlines in a dynamically changing environment. We want a free thinker that is not afraid to voice his/her ideas and opinions that can contribute to achieving the objectives of our team.


  • Maintain the fund level operational full cycle accounting records
  • Review and analysis of the financial real estate performance
  • Review and preparation of quarterly consolidated financial statements with note disclosures for audit committee
  • Managing real estate transactions to ensure appropriate documentation, funding, and reporting is completed which in many cases would involve understanding of complex legal structures and setup required in our ERP system
  • Review and analysis of the quarterly KPI reporting to management
  • Review of development real estate life cycle reporting
  • Review and maintenance of the real estate BI reporting
  • Provide support to our treasury team in their initiatives to obtain debt and credit ratings
  • Provide support to our treasury team in managing cash requirements with cashflow forecasts
  • Provide support to our FP&A team in their efforts to consolidate and manage all business lines of the company
  • Provide support to our tax team in their preparation of tax returns and other compliance requirements
  • Preparation and review of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Support the investment management team in reporting their quarterly results
  • Initiate and support the development of processes and system improvements
  • Assist with the year-end audit
  • Training and mentoring of junior team members

Experience and Qualifications

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA – CGA/CMA/CA)
  • 5+ years of experience in a finance accounting/reporting environment
  • Prior experience with Yardi is an asset
  • Prior experience in the real estate industry is an asset
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and full cycle accounting experience
  • Attention to detail, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong proficiency with Excel functions and working with large volumes of data
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced in environment
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment

QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following: Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.

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