Development Accounting Manager

Job description

The Team

Our commitment to real estate has been steadfast since 1968. Over 55 years, we’ve realized that we’re not just shaping properties but actively contributing to communities and enriching lives. This spirit is evident in our developments, charitable work, and every team member at Porte. When individuals find fulfillment in their roles, incredible things happen.Considering a career with Porte brings an abundance of opportunity. You become integral to a supportive and diverse team that encourages growth and beyond that, you’ll enjoy a variety of Porte Perks, including:

  • ‘Kickstart Mondays’ with coffee and weekend banter.
  • Weekly fitness training sessions.
  • Friday happy hour (rooftop edition, weather permitting!).
  • Regular training and educational events throughout the year.
  • A vibrant social committee ensures we have fun together.

Our commitment to community-building is embedded in our culture, and every Porte team member is invited to participate actively. From fundraising during the holiday season for the Food Bank to matching employee donations and running a charity, Cassie + Friends – make a difference. Each of our new developments contributes to the community by donating $100 per home built to the Breakfast Club of Canada, ensuring no child goes to school hungry.

Joining Porte means becoming a vital member of a second-generation, family-run company with a legacy of over 55 years of success and progressive leadership in the real estate industry. Our ambitious plans include expanding residential rental and commercial portfolios, reaching new markets across BC and Calgary, and providing homes for hundreds of homeowners annually.

Join a team where every role is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact. Welcome to Porte – where growth, community, and success are more than words; they’re a way of life. Explore more about us at

Job Summary:

Porte is seeking a Development Accounting Manager to join our team of skilled real estate professionals. This role involves active participation in planning and strategy sessions for our portfolio, serving as an expert on the financial aspects of projects. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with development and marketing teams, providing valuable financial insights and support.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of accounting and reporting for the development division.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of all development accounting deliverables.
  • Manage the monthly progress draw process.
  • Supervise monthly development reporting.
  • Lead monthly budget review meetings for development projects.
  • Oversee regulatory filings, including GST.
  • Conduct monthly trial balance reviews.
  • Ensure that all development accounting is performed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, ASPE, IFRS etc., as required.
  • Collaborate with Development, Construction, Marketing, and Finance teams to monitor and update project budgets and forecasts.
  • Prepare accurate project cash forecasts.
  • Review project budgets and forecasts, addressing discrepancies with relevant budget holders.
  • Plan and execute all development accounting activities to meet monthly, quarterly, and annual deadlines.
  • Manage the condo closing process with lawyers, ensuring the accuracy of financial information and the timing of cash flows.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in development accounting.
  • Strong writing and self-review skills.
  • Excellent technical and administrative skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proactive mindset, comfortable challenging the status quo to enhance efficiency and competitive advantage.
  • Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Assertive, yet encourages a goal-oriented mindset.
  • High level of organization.
  • Effective at working both independently and within teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Technologically savvy.
  • Deadline-driven.

Job Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation package, including:

  • Salary Range: $95,000 – $125,000.
  • Referral bonus program.
  • Company’s perks/discounts (i.e. Goodlife Gym membership, Perkopolis etc.).
  • RRSP contribution.
  • You will work within a dynamic, driven, high-achieving, close-knit, and fun-loving team.
Job Category: Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver
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