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Junior Accountant - The Residences at TELUS Sky

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Junior Accountant will support the success of the most unique, luxury residential property located in the heart of downtown Calgary. This role is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and recording revenues accurately. This role will also be involved in month end processes, property payroll and reports generation.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Manage the Accounts Payable process, including ensuring invoices are approved, processed, and paid, plus following up on vendor inquiries
  • Monitor contracts with vendors and review invoices to ensure accuracy and proper billing
  • Prepare monthly Accounts Payable Reports
  • Manage Accounts Receivable, including setting up accounts, invoicing and following up with clients for extended stay product
  • Track monthly payments for tenants
  • Work between front end revenue system and back- end accounting system, and transfer data in between on a regular basis, verify for accuracy
  • Banking, including ensuring deposits are accurate and made to correct accounts
  • Run weekly reports to assist Operations Team in forecasting and other initiatives
  • Monitor and maintain Maintenance and Fixed Assets databases
  • Assist in Month end duties including journal entries, reconciliations and reporting
  • Build and develop relationships with all employees, including acting as a resource for questions pertaining to the accounting functions
  • Follow property operating standards and make suggestions for improvements
  • Follow Health & Safety and Emergency Procedures when required
  • Collaborate with team members and make recommendations to solve day-to-day problems
  • Commit to exceeding expectations of all partners of our business
  • Attend and be an active participant in all operational meetings and discussions
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Attributes

The candidate selected for this position will possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal skills. They are well organized, reliable, have the ability to multi-task with an attention to detail and a high level of professionalism. Being articulate, driven, highly motivated, a self-starter with a sharp mind for problem solving will be an asset.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 3 years professional accounting experience or 4 years accounting education or 4 years of combination of work experience and education
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and Teams
  • Excellent skills in written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, bookkeeping and accounting
  • Ability to deal with financial and numeric data
  • Must be able to work weekends and statutory holidays (when required with notice)
  • Must speak fluent English and have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Assets include use of Hotello or Yardi (PMS), Salesforce (CRM) or similar
  • Holding or working towards a designation is an asset
  • Works well in fast-paced team environment managing tasks on multiple, concurrent projects
  • Project a professional image and demeanor
  • Understand, apply, and comply with all company policies and procedures
  • A high level of confidentiality is required for this role
  • Previous experience in hotel or property management is an asset
  • Adopt The Residences at TELUS Sky branding and principles