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Controller, Investments

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 08-16-2018
On behalf of our fast-growing and highly-respected global real-estate client, we have an exciting search underway for a ControllerThis is a newly created role providing oversight to the financial reporting related to the Real Estate Investment Fund.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be tasked with building structure and standardization of external financial reporting for the investment portfolio.  This challenging opportunity will appeal to highly motivated, professional candidates with strong technical backgrounds who can handle complex accounting issues. 

Building new policies and processes for the accounting and finance functions related to the investment fund, you will have oversight of all accounting transactions. This will include preparation of IFRS consolidated financial statements, calculations of the NAV of the fund, ensuring timely financial information is provided to key lenders, compliance and regulatory reporting, ensure capital calls and distribution are properly reported, oversee annual audit, KPI reporting, cashflow analysis as well as providing analysis and solutions to complex accounting issues.

To be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
  • Professional accounting designation required, preferable with a public practice background
  • Minimum of 7 years relevance experience with at least 3 in financial reporting and/or fund reporting role
  • Solid expertise on technical accounting issues and IFRS Financial Statement preparation
  • Excellent understanding of investment accounting
  • Collaborative team player with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid base of experience from the investment management industry with a deep knowledge of fund/investment accounting
  •  Strong analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative

This is a very exciting time to join our dynamic client, as best practices and refined processes are sought after to enhance the firm’s investment strategies and direction. You will add your thumbprint to these plans.
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