About GWL Realty Advisors

GWLRA is a leader in both the commercial and multi-residential real estate industries. Driven by our values of Integrity, Ambition, Creativity, and Empathy, our vision is to be a sustainable company known for exceptional real estate management, trusted advice, and outstanding service by consistently fulfilling our mission to deliver strong, long-term results for our clients. 

We are seeking an individual to join our team as Real Estate Accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual recently graduated from a post-secondary accounting program or with 1 – 2 years accounting experience.

The Real Estate Accountant is responsible for the timely recognition of revenue in our Commercial Real Estate Assets along with the timely recognition of capital within the portfolio.

  • Overseeing the lease document translation process into the ERP system including review of completed transaction documentation, loading required information into the ERP system, monitoring the set-up review process, and activation of the transaction in the ERP system.
  • Maintenance of building area tables due to changes in unit demising and changes in building measurement standards.
  • Processing and posting rental charges including monthly contractual rent rolls, straight-line rent adjustments, percentage rent, and potential rent on vacant premises.
  • Finalizing upcoming year Rental Payment Schedules.
  • Assisting Property Management with tenant account reconciliation.
  • Validate and prepare monthly EFT package
  • Overseeing the capital job set up and related commitments
  • Management of vendor invoice payment process
  • Management of holdback liability account
  • Monthly calculation and posting amortization and accruals
  • Coordination and preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Calculation and invoices construction and development fees
  • Generation of invoices for insurance claim reimbursement and recovery of construction costs from third parties
  • Cyclical and ad hoc reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

  • 2+ years of experience ideally in real estate property accounting
  • Post-secondary college degree in accounting program preferred.
  • Current enrolment in a professional accounting program (i.e. CGA, CMA, CA) is beneficial.
  • Previous ERP information system use and experience working in digital environment
  • Familiarity with reading and interpreting contracts.
  • Property management experience beneficial
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word and accounting systems
  • Completed tasks with consistent accuracy.
  • Clear communication skills – both written and oral
  • Self-motivated, deadline driven, works well in a team environment

What We Offer
  • 3 Weeks of Vacation per year
  • 3 Paid Personal Days per year
  • Up to $2,000 annual Education Allowance
  • Up to $5,000 annual Mental Health Coverage, plus other comprehensive benefits and savings programs
'What we Offer' section only applies to full-time permanent employees. 

Our Business

Learn more about our commercial and residential businesses, our values, and careers at GWLRA.

Our Commitment to Diversity

GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.

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This is a full time position

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