Current Opportunities

Commercial Property Accountant (Edmonton, AB)

Our south Edmonton-based client, a successful and privately owned commercial real estate company, is growing and is in search of a talented Commercial Property Accountant (Edmonton, Alberta) who wants to progress towards becoming an Assistant Controller in a dynamic, vibrant and collaborative environment. Boasting direct experience in commercial real estate property accounting, you will be responsible for various day-to-day operational accounting functions for the commercial portfolio, acting as a second in command to the Controller. Your proven track record for being accountable for the end to end accounting activities associated with the portfolio, mentoring junior staff and collaborating with the Controller, Owners, Property Managers and other company personnel, will add to your success in this newly created position.

The Company |  This entrepreneurial group has a long standing history and strong reputation for being savvy and successful. They continue to evolve and grow, acquiring and managing their own assets. They have an engaged and happy employee group and excellent work life balance, as demonstrated by their extremely low turnover.

Your Talent | Added to your strong technical accounting experience and potential designation (not a requirement) is your propensity to act as strong right hand person and collaborator with the Corporate Controller.  You approach your work from a tactical, accurate and strategic mindset.  Your strong understanding of accounting principles, along with your understanding of the monthly work flow predictability, has been valuable in your managing end-to-end full-cycle accounting for commercial based portfolios. You work well in an environment where financial and administrative functions are conducted in an efficient, timely, and accurate manner, enhancing controls and systems as required to manage risk and meet company and compliance objectives. You are the type of processional who will recommend ways of improving, transforming and creating further efficiencies to better the operation.

Who You Are |  You are an emotionally intelligent professional who appreciates building mutual trust with those whom you work and collaborate. Your self-awareness and confidence has aided your ability to communicate and connect with people. You like to be recognized for your intelligence and utilized for your wide-ranging accounting competencies. Possessing confidence and risk management skills, you have no problem speaking up and discussing your ideas. As a critical thinker, you are naturally curious and will ask questions while demonstrating a high level of resourcefulness.  Organization, accuracy and creating positive work flow are behaviours that have allowed you to produce favourable and timely outcomes. You like an integrated, respectful and flexible work environment that practices work-life balance.   Being supported to grow your accounting competencies is must and demonstrates that you are with a company who wants to invest in you.

INTERESTED? | Reporting to the Controller, this position offers you a very competitive compensation package, including an excellent salary, in office schedule flexibility, benefits, licenses/fees coverage, education support and parking. Proven experience in Commercial Real Estate (property) accounting will set you up for success. If you have a desire to feel valued and contribute to a successful business, please contact or send your resume in confidence to Cindy Nicholls Smith, Principal, at All information shared is kept in the strictest of confidence, in keeping with applicable laws and standards.

Please note that due to the high volume of candidates responding to this job, only those candidates who have the ability to work in Canada and currently reside in Edmonton and who possess the experience, requirements will be contacted. AVID EXEC thanks all those who respond and will keep your information for future consideration.

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