Senior Accountant, Development Job at Amica Senior Lifestyles – Toronto, ON
Amica Senior Lifestyles is setting a new standard for senior living in Canada by combining unparalleled premium hospitality and amenities with expert care and
support to deliver a personalized senior living experience. Committed to enriching the lives of seniors now and as their needs change, Amica offers Independent Living (IL), Assisted Living (AL) and Memory Care (MC) lifestyle options. Established in 1996, the company owns and operates 31 residences in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, with plans to continue expansion in select markets.
The Senior Accountant, Development is responsible for the day-to-day Development Accounting and supporting the internal review and approval processes for projects under construction. In this role you will work closely with the construction and finance teams to drive strategic analysis and planning and provide insight to business leaders.
Oversee the overall accounting and financial operations cycle for the development portfolio including but not limited to: bank reconciliations, preparation of reconciliation schedules, loading of financial information to the accounting system, review of monthly construction progress draws
Prepare and file HST returns for developments and support the HST audits for properties under development
Liaise with our JV partners and project managers on projects under construction to ensure all financial and project information is received and up to date
Support in the maintenance of comprehensive project documentation to include a combination of electronic and hard files
Support in compiling, tracking and electronically filing draw submissions on monthly basis. Prepare all documentation required for quantity surveyor
Support a seamless transition from development to operations finance accounting for new openings
Support the quarterly forecast and budget update for each of our projects under construction
Prepare monthly reporting on our development budgets to our key internal stakeholders
Drive and enforce the implementation of new processes, procedures, and controls around developments including: change order management, management of commitments and contracts, benchmarking
What we’re looking for
Bachelor’s degree with a focus on Finance or Accounting
A minimum of three years of experience in an Accounting role
Experience in construction, real estate, or senior living industry
Experience using a job cost module system
Canadian Professional Accounting designation
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with a demonstrated ability to work with large datasets
Excellent interpersonal skills including written, verbal and presentation
Ability to work independently as well as to thrive in a team environment
What you can expect from us
A diverse and inclusive environment where individual differences are celebrated, and you’re encouraged to be your best self
A collaborative environment where we work together to succeed as a team
Learning opportunities to help you grow and support for professional development and designations
Comprehensive benefit package including RRSP matching
Office is centrally located in the financial district, on the PATH and the TTC subway line, and provides easy access to downtown amenities
Participation in Amica’s Flex or Hybrid work model providing team members the opportunity to work a combination of days both in office and remotely
At Amica Senior Lifestyles we are passionate about working together in a supportive and inclusive environment that fosters innovation and turns ideas into action. We remain committed to creating workplaces that reflect the communities in which we operate. We are actively seeking applicants from all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, Black, Indigenous, racialized people, and persons with disabilities and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions.
Amica Senior Lifestyles recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, team members and visitors from COVID-19. Effective October 2021, a condition of employment is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.
About the Company
Company: Amica Senior Lifestyles –
Company Location: Toronto, ON