Brookfield Asset Management is a global alternative asset manager with approximately $360 billion in assets under management and more than a 100-
year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity.
Brookfield sponsors and manages funds, investment strategies and mandates on behalf of investors with over $ 100 billion of fee bearing capital.
Headquartered in Toronto and New York, Brookfield has operations in more than 30 countries with a team of 700 investment professionals and over 55,000 operating employees.
Brookfield Property Group (BPG) is Brookfield's Real Estate business group. With approximately $190 billion of property assets under management and 450M SF of commercial space, BPG is one of the world's largest and most sophisticated owners, operators and investors in property.
We are best in class in our field, because of our greatest asset, our people. We look for talented individuals to join our growing organization and share our passion towards operational excellence for our portfolio of real estate assets and companies.
We are currently seeking a results driven and innovative Staff Accountant, for our Finance team - take your career to the next level apply for this exciting opportunity with us!
The Staff Accountant, Finance will be part of the real estate management team which is responsible for providing services to drive optimal returns from investments made by Brookfield managed funds mainly in third party managed assets in the Office, Industrial and Multifamily sectors.
The role is based in Toronto and would also liaise with various teams within Brookfield and across functions.
Month-end and Quarter-end Reporting :
Preparation and posting of journal entries for investment and development properties as well as corporate entities managed by Brookfield
Perform bank reconciliations
Perform regular reconciliations between project management solution used for development projects and Microsoft Dynamics
Preparation of quarterly financial statements in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP for internal stakeholders
Identify opportunities for improvement and take ownership on having up to date, effective and efficient processes
Enter development invoices in project management solution and oversee accurate coding of invoice based on approved budget
Process approved invoices from internal and external sources in a timely, effective manor and provide follow-up accordingly
Prepare monthly / quarterly HST returns and ensure tax compliance
Issue property management and development fee invoices to relevant parties
Manage all incoming mail and assign to the appropriate team member or group
Lead the execution of opening new bank accounts and lockboxes in accordance with loan agreement
Service / Personal Skills :
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced team environment;
Exceptional attention to detail and analytical skills to ensure accuracy of deliverables prepared
Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; able to interact professionally with all levels
Self-motivated and proactive, with respect to both managing workload and professional development
Hands-on team player who is motivated to support the group in meeting deadlines
Welcomes personal growth through productive peer feedback
Experience / Technical Skills :
Bachelor's Degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
Minimum of 2 years of work experience working in full-cycle accounting function; experience in real estate is considered an asset
Adaptability with learning new applications; Experience in accounting systems (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics, Yardi, Hyperion, etc.) is favourable
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required