Think you’ve got what it takes to make it at Porte? Are you driven? Ambitious? Creative? Can you roll up your sleeves and get the job done, then let your hair down and celebrate? Then maybe there’s a place for you here.

We’re not a giant, faceless corporation. We’re a family-run business, with big goals. Care to come along for the ride?

THE TEAM:

There are countless reasons to consider a career with Porte. For starters, you’ll be part of an encouraging, supportive team with plenty of room for growth.  You’ll enjoy perks like training and team building events throughout the year.  Plus, there’s our roof top patio, Friday happy hour, a weekly fitness workout and more!

You’ll be an integral part of a family company, building on 50 years of success, amazingly generous charitable work and progressive leadership in the real estate industry.  At all times guided by the Porte Promises of: People-Focused, Committed to Excellence, Trustworthy and Community Builders.

 

CURRENTLY HIRING:

 


 

Job Title:                   Senior Property Accountant

Department:            Accounting

Term:                         Full-time

To Apply:                  Cover Letter and Resume to careers@porte.ca

 

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JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager of Accounting and Finance, the Senior Property Accountant performs duties for the Porte group of companies, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, data entry, collections, rent processing, bank deposits and month-end reporting duties.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Reviews work of accounting clerk and property accountant and provides guidance where necessary.
  • Handle full-cycle accounting for a portfolio of properties in an efficient and accurate manner within the assigned deadlines.
  • Responsible for the portfolio’s monthly and annual reporting cycle, including expense and revenue accruals, capital amortization, monthly deadlines, year end and budget processes, GST reconciliation, banking, cash flow and cash disbursements.
  • Process leasing and recoveries, including lease review, interpretation and application of relevant clauses, straight line rent, and operating cost recoveries.
  • Financial Statements: bank reconciliations duties/ journal entries/government subsidy reconciliation/prepare monthly financial statement and supplementary reports/handle payroll and CRA remittance for clients/researching and answering property manager’s and other external parties’ financial questions.
  • Mentor members of the team and provide support to the Accounting group.
  • Work in partnership with property management and leasing staff.
  • Develops and implements accounting policies, procedures and systems to ensure company financial information is fairly stated.
  • Reviews monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Reviews summary of Accounts Receivable amounts monthly and ensures that reports reconcile to the general ledger.
  • Various corporate accounting duties as required.
  • Prepares information at property level, divisional level for management to make informed decisions.
  • Prepares yearly CAM (Common Area Maintenance) reconciliations for commercial properties.
  • Review intercompany schedules (intercompany loan, intercompany reconciliations, settlement of intercompany loans/advances).
  • Review chargeback from entities within the group to ensure expenses are properly reflected in each legal entity for accounting and tax purposes.
  • Manage appropriate accounting procedures and processes, including developing a documented system of such policies and procedures.
  • Reconciling expenses, preparing statements for audit, variance analysis, shortfall analysis and interim billings.
  • Represents the company appropriately in communications with suppliers, tenants, bankers, project advisors, and professional service advisors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 TEAMWORK AND SUPERVISION:

Participates as a member of the Accounting team, works directly with the Accounting team and collegially with the Property Management, Development, Sales & Marketing, Realty and Customer Experience teams.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Required training, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum five years property accounting experience.
  • Experience in both commercial and residential is preferred.
  • Strong technical and administrative skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Yardi.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well individually and in teams.
  • Experienced with MS Office programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

 If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@porte.caNo phone calls please.  Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those selected for an interview.   Thank you for your interest in this opportunity with Porte Communities.

 


 

Job Title:                  Accounting Clerk

Department:            Accounting

Term:                         Full-time

To Apply:                  Cover Letter and Resume to careers@porte.ca

 

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 JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager of Finance and Accounting, the Accounting Clerk performs duties for the Porte group of companies, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, data entry, collections, rent processing, bank deposits and month-end reporting duties.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Inputs into the accounting system all residential deposits as reported by residential caretakers, including rent and security deposit payments.
  • Enter invoices into system.
  • Set up PAP payments.
  • File supporting documentation.
  • Process rent changes/move in and move out processing.
  • Assist with maintaining accounts receivable files.
  • Assist with preparing budgets.
  • Assist with the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Enters tenant and supplier information into accounting system.
  • Assists with maintaining a collection system and contacts all tenants with overdue rent payments to collect payments; follows up to ensure payments received.
  • Processes residential and commercial security deposit refunds.
  • Based on information provided by the Residential Property Manager inputs rent increases into the accounting system and creates Residential Rent Increase Notice forms for the Property Manager’s signature and distribution.
  • Allocates credit card payments for review and payments by Accountants.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 TEAMWORK AND SUPERVISION:

Participates as a member of the Accounting team, works directly with the Accounting team and collegially with the Property Management, Development, Sales & Marketing, Realty and Customer Experience teams.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Required training, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Certificate or diploma in accounting and bookkeeping.
  • Experience in an accounting clerical role in the real estate operating and or development industries.
  • Strong technical and administrative skills.
  • Familiarity with accounting software, preferably Yardi.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well individually and in teams.
  • Experienced with MS Office programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

 If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@porte.caNo phone calls please.  Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those selected for an interview.   Thank you for your interest in this opportunity with Porte Communities.