Development Accountant - Porte Development Accountant - Porte

Development Accountant


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 over 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.

Porte manages 800 plus rental units and over 1.5 million sq. ft. of commercial space.  In addition to the income portfolio Porte has a healthy development pipeline of sites across Metro Vancouver.   Please visit to see our properties and projects!


Reporting to the Manager of Development Accounting, the Development Accountant performs duties for Porte Development Corporation, including full cycle accounting for development projects, cash flow preparation, receivable, accounts payable, data entry, bank deposits and month-end reporting duties.


  • Deliver and complete accurate project cash flows to support cash management objectives
  • Complete all time-sensitive deliverables accurately, including draw processing, deposit collections and sales reconciliations
  • Ensure closings are accounted for to properly recognize revenues
  • Assist with regulatory filings
  • Complete full-cycle accounting and month-end close
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with the internal customer group (development, marketing, sales, legal, customer care, corporate accounting)
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly project updates
  • Reports on the project budgets and tracks and reports on budget variances
  • Assists the preparation of the monthly draw (loan) requests and follows up to ensure funding, with the contractor, lender, quantity surveyor and others
  • Monitors and follows up with return of letters of credit and deposits
  • Liaises with development team on proforma inputs


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.


Required training, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum three years development accounting experience.
  • Experience in both commercial and residential is preferred.
  • Strong technical and administrative skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Yardi Job Cost.
  • 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 rgreen@inspiredhr.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 Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver

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