Development Accountant
Toronto, Canada
3d ago

At Brookfield Properties (Canada) Inc., we own, manage and develop premier office properties globally. The quality and location of our landmark office properties continue to attract the best and most successful organizations across these regions.

In Canada, we own and manage properties in three major cities - Toronto, Ottawa and Calgary. We are a leader in the commercial real estate market because of our greatest asset, our people.

We look for talented individuals to join our growing organization and share our passion towards service excellence for our tenants and clients.

If you possess outstanding interpersonal skills, are customer driven, and are innovative, then we encourage you to take your career to the next level and apply for this exciting opportunity with us.

Reporting to Director, Development Accounting, this position works closely with the Canadian development team providing timely and accurate management reporting and analytical support.

Key responsibilities include the following :


  • Tracking all details of development costs by actual, commitments, budget and forecasts using Yardi Job Cost module
  • Review of monthly progress draws from Construction Manager. Ensure completeness of back-up provided
  • Maintain accounting books including preparation of accruals, calculation of management fee and imputed interest
  • Monthly and quarterly preparation of reporting packages to Development and Corporate Accounting
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly requirements to lenders
  • Process invoices through Yardi. Ensure costs are within contract amounts and within budget
  • Monthly completion of bank reconciliation and HST returns
  • Monthly and quarterly preparation of reporting packages to Development and Corporate Accounting
  • Completion of all interim test required leading to the year-end audit
  • Special projects and ad hoc reporting as required


    The ideal candidate is service oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written). This individual is able to work independently with minimal supervision and is self-

    motivated with a positive attitude. This person is a team player who is able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment and cope with changing priorities.

    The successful candidate will be able to prioritize tasks and work under pressure. Maintains a mature, tactful and professional image.


  • Minimum 2-3 years accounting experience is required. Preference will be given to those who have experience in a construction or real estate environment.
  • Working knowledge of month end / accounting cycle for the preparation of full set of financial statements.
  • Preparation / review of financial statements, cash management, budgets, audit working papers.

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in an accounting related field of study is required. Preference will be given to candidates enrolled in the Intermediate levels of a recognized accounting program (CPA).
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook is required.
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of MS Excel is required.
  • Exposure to Yardi Voyager software is considered an asset.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for pre-screening will be contacted.

    Brookfield Properties (Canada) Inc is committed to accommodating the individual needs of all applicants with disabilities during the recruitment and selection process as required under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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