Manager, Accounting

Job description


Do you enjoy making a difference? Would others consider you to be an organized person? Do you hate when company policy gets in the way of the right decision? Do you easily admit when you’re wrong? Would people say you know how to get a message across? Are you turned off by people who brag about their accomplishments? Do you find yourself reading periodicals about the industry you’re in? Do you get satisfaction from a job well done and like to celebrate success when you’ve worked hard to get there?

If you answered yes to these questions, we have the job for you. Highstreet is currently seeking to fill a full-time position of Manager, Accounting at our office in Kelowna, BC.

                                          Our goal is to own and operate 1,000 Net Zero homes by 2024.

We focus on creating a team-based atmosphere where people want to work, not because they have to. Here, at Highstreet, employees and culture are highly valued, and performance is rewarded.

WHY HIGHSTREET?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus
  • Investment Matching
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits Package
  • Employee Celebrations

THE OPPORTUNITY

This role involves leading four members of our accounting team, reviewing month ends and comparing actuals to budget. You will be responsible for managing cash flows of multiple entities and assisting with monthly financing draws for our projects. You will be a part of an accounting team of six people, reporting to the VP, Finance & Accounting.

CPA designation is required. Experience juggling a significant number of entities, meeting tight deadlines and leading a team are definite assets.

Tasks would include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing month ends & consolidating financials
  • Analyzing financial statements
  • Managing year end file preparation
  • Weekly and monthly cash flow projections
  • Reviewing payroll
  • Assisting with securing financing for projects
  • Preparing monthly draw requests
  • Preparing annual investor statements

Requirements

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Highstreet is looking for a highly motivated individual who enjoys learning and growth. The candidate should feel comfortable with multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment.

In addition to identifying with Highstreet’s values and what we believe in by answering yes to the questions above, the candidate should also:

  • have a positive personal attitude and work very well with others
  • be a team player and be self-motivated and efficient
  • be highly motivated to learn in general and specifically about buildings, development and construction
  • is highly organized and enjoys managing multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • be very deadline driven and be able to motivate a team
  • demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail

Required experience:

  • CPA required
  • 5+ years progressive accounting experience
  • 2+ years of full cycle accounting experience
  • Relevant experience within commercial construction industry an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and an accounting software
  • Knowledge of Sage 50 is an asset

HOW TO APPLY

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