Senior Accountant, Corporate Services Accounting
City : Montréal
Category : Full time
Industry : Real Estate
Employer : Ivanhoé Cambridge
We invest globally and act locally for a sustainable impact in communities
As a global real estate industry leader, our mission is to generate long-term value for our 6 million depositors in Quebec and to have a positive environmental and social impact on both the people who work for us and the businesses that call our properties home. We develop and invest in real estate assets and projects that help enhance the urban fabric of communities in the midst of renewal, and create lifestyles in tune with the changing needs of the occupants of today and tomorrow. Our vision: to invest in a way that maximizes value and sustainability as we bring human-scale developments to the world.
Ivanhoé Cambridge is:
- A real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, a global investment group (cdpq.com)
- C$77 billion in assets in the office, retail, industrial, logistics and residential markets
- Strategic investments in a worldwide portfolio over 1,500 properties strong
- A diversified, multitalented team committed to creating spaces that bring people together to live, work and play
- Office environments designed to foster collaboration and creativity, rooted in a flexible, technology-enabled experience
Digitally connected, sustainable and state-of-the-art: A workspace that meets your expectations
- New work spaces that make teamwork easier than ever and spark creativity at every turn
- The flexibility and technological tools you need to take your performance to new heights
- A barista, snacks and special theme meals, employee lounges and outdoor patios, complete with therapeutic lights to keep you at the top of your game
- Tuition and professional development fees reimbursed to empower your career advancement
- Time to devote to charitable endeavours so you can leave your personal mark on the communities where we work and invest
- A stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where your health, safety and well-being are our top priorities
The finance team - Ivanhoe Cambridge's Corporate Services Accounting team
The Corporate Services Accounting team is responsible for the financial integration of Ivanhoé Cambridge’s global investment transactions and plays a key role in establishing relationships with the various outside partners responsible for producing financial information. The team also monitors the financial aspects of the Company’s holding entities and business offices around the world. They help fulfil statutory financial and management reporting requirements and manage the JDE accounting and financial consolidation system.
The Corporate Services Accounting team is part of the broader Corporate Finance unit, which encompasses the Transactions and Accounting Standards, Consolidation, Accounting Operations and Strategic Procurement teams, all of which work closely together to produce financial information of the utmost quality and accuracy in order to support high-level decision-making.
Join a team of passionate people
You will work closely with the experienced professionals who make up the Corporate Services Accounting team. As part of your duties, you will interact regularly with the Legal Affairs, Taxation, Cash Management and Treasury teams as well as outside partners responsible for producing financial information. You will also provide your insights, advice and comments on a variety of topics, including those related to the following duties:
Review and analyze financial data;
Develop tools and procedures to ensure an innovative approach to processes and analyses.
More specifically, you will:
Ensure the proper accounting of designated holding entities and investments, market value (IFRS), including the steps enabled by robotic process automation (RPA), and currency conversion for the purpose of producing quarterly and annual financial reports for the Company and its subsidiaries;
Validate all financial data provided by outside partners for assigned investments and structures;
Contribute to the process of producing strategic analysis at the end of each quarter;
Coordinate processes related to capital contributions and distributions for complex holding entities, including completed e-transfer requests for accounts payable, review of entries in the accounting system, preparation of solvency checks and review of legal documentation from the Legal Affairs team;
Prepare statutory financial statements (legal, tax-related and statistical reports) for designated holding entities within specified timeframes;
Assist in preparing the Company’s audited financial statements and participate in the annual audit process;
Respond to managers’ and advisors’ accounting enquiries with regard to investment transactions or the internal restructuring of holding entities;
Review the monthly banking reconciliations prepared by the Accounts Payable team;
Take part in special projects as assigned;
Ensure the implementation of established internal controls.
The toolbox we are looking for
Three or more years of relevant experience;
Bachelor's degree in accounting and CPA designation;
Knowledge of the accounting aspects of financial consolidation and currency conversion;
Strong analytical skills and a talent for processing and interpreting information;
Prioritization and multitasking skills; ability to work independently and perform under pressure;
Talent for communication, teamwork and collaboration;
Confidently innovative, creative and comfortable challenging the status quo;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including in-depth knowledge of Excel; familiarity with JD Edwards, an asset;
Fluency in written and spoken French and English; ability to work with documentation written exclusively in English (transaction paperwork, accounting reports, annual reports, newspaper articles, studies, market research, etc.).
You’re in the right place!
Our people are the heart of our organization. Come be part of our team and enjoy the perks of a flexible schedule, remote work arrangements, and flex days in addition to annual vacation leave — all to help you balance your personal and work obligations, have time to get involved in your community and maintain a healthy lifestyle. You will also be entitled to a comprehensive array of healthcare benefits and take advantage of a myriad of opportunities to grow and learn.
Diversity, equity and inclusion: Our main priorities
At Ivanhoé Cambridge, we are proud to champion the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion — which can be seen and felt in everything we do and everything we strive for. As a leading player in the global real estate ecosystem, we are committed to harnessing opportunities to create inclusive, community-centric spaces and forge a just, forward-looking future where our industry and our talent are supported and nurtured.
We firmly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are the forces propelling innovation. In order to ensure we can have a positive impact on the communities where we live and work and where our investments are based, we are dedicated to creating a stimulating environment where everyone can aspire to and achieve excellence. Ask us about any accommodations you might require to ensure the recruiting process is a fair and equitable process for all. Note that any such accommodations will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.