Financial Controller (Residential Developer)
York Search Group
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
27d ago

Position Title : Financial Controller (Senior Role)

Position Summary :

My client is a growing community and low and mid-rise developer specializing in Halton, Toronto and West-GTA. For their busy land development operations, we are on the hunt for an experienced Controller.

Reporting to the directors of company, the Controller ensures delivery of accurate and timely financial monitoring and management to support the overall business goals of the company and its land development projects.

The salary is negotiable. If you have any interest in this role, please get in touch!

Key Responsibilities :

  • Oversee the full accounting cycle for multiple development projects
  • Work with development team to analyze actuals against budget
  • Prepare internal and external partner reporting for each project including support for GL balances
  • Liaise and work with other departments and external partners to perform accounting tasks and ad-hoc analyses of development projects
  • Perform monthly calculations, reconciliations and recording of revenues, various fees, interest and commissions for each project
  • Perform timely month-end close and ensure recording all pertinent transactions including setting up monthly accruals
  • Perform regular bank and trust deposits reconciliations
  • Process cash calls, record and reconcile project distributions / contributions
  • Assist in cash flow reconciliations, analysis and monthly financial forecast process
  • Review monthly account receivable ledgers, monitor collections and prepare monthly AR / Prepaid expense analysis for senior management
  • Review monthly bank recs and distribute daily cash reporting
  • Liaise with lawyers and customers related to closing property transactions and legal documents
  • Review land and construction closing entries ensuring legitimacy and accuracy
  • Update real estate sales board and sales closing reports
  • Coordinate disbursement of commissions and broker contracts, manage vendor authorization process
  • Reporting and accounting as per regulatory and legal requirements
  • Calculate and balance intercompany transactions and agreements, review and authorize cheque runs
  • Maintain and operate accounting and management information systems for accurate reporting
  • Safeguard company assets and monitor operational expenditures as set out in the annual budget
  • Coordinate budget process and assist senior management and operational managers with financial analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of the company’s strategic plan
  • Recruit and train finance team and assist the executive management with succession planning of the department
  • Assist in development and enforcement of all standard operating procedures, internal controls and policies of company
  • Keep abreast of financial regulations across the industries by liaising with industry leaders and competitors
  • Other duties as assigned by the directors
  • Qualifications

  • CGA or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in full cycle accounting experience
  • Experience working in real estate finance is essential, and managerial experience is required
  • Intermediate level use and understanding of Microsoft Office is essential
  • Knowledge of JONAS Construction, Sage Timberline or Constellation development management software is an asset
  • Excellent analytical skills, effective time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s license
  • We encourage all interested candidates to please submit your application & resume directly through our website via the "Apply Now" button .

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    Contact Details

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    About YORK Search Group

    Founded in 2006, YORK Search Group is a specialized full-cycle recruitment agency placing intermediate and executive level candidates in both permanent and contract positions across Canada within the Construction, Engineering, Mining, Oil & Gas, Consulting, Petrochemicals, Metals & Mining, Power / Energy, Civil Infrastructure, Environment Management and Property Development industries.

    We partner with a select group of top-tier corporations in these areas to keep them exposed to Canada's best talent. By focusing solely on these key markets, we're able to offer both our clients and our candidates with unparalleled expertise, as well as impressive success rates.

    Our consultants can help you find the right job and at the right compensation. Whether you're a client or a candidate, with YSG, you always get the benefit of all our expertise, along with the highest standard of service, integrity and trust.

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