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Chartwell Corporate Office

Accountant/Analyst

Job Type: Contract (Full-Time)
Date Posted: March 04, 2013

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Operations Finance, the Accountant/Analyst will be responsible for providing financial support to Chartwell’s Canadian Retirement or Ontario Long Term Care.   

 

This is a 12 month contract 

The ideal candidate possesses:

 

  • Three (3) - five (5) years of experience in accounting finance roles;
  • Related industry experience (preferred);
  • University degree (Business/Finance related);
  • A professional designation (CA, CGA, CMA) or equivalent work experience;
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and Canadian GAAP (required);
  • Public company experience (preferred);
  • Knowledge of industry specific accounting principles (preferred);
  • Knowledge of various provincial funding models and policies relating to the provincial assisted living and long term care health sectors is preferred;
  • Knowledge of the Tenant Protection Act and similar legislation in other jurisdictions;
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with ERP software and Microsoft Office (required);
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Self-motivated, creative and innovative;
  • Irregular hours may be required;

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Producing accurate and reliable property-level financial reporting packages in strict adherence to the set procedures for the portfolio of assigned properties;
  • Providing financial analysis and support to the properties’ management and internal departments with regards to concerns, reporting issues, and variance explanations;
  • Reviewing and completing analysis on balance sheets and income statements by property to verify account balances and determine reasonableness of revenues and expenses;
  • Distributing financial packages, with discussion of variances, to operations, marketing, and finance managers/executives for their review, within the set deadlines;
  • Preparing schedules of amortization of capital assets;
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations and reviewing for accuracy and completeness;
  • Reviewing the resident trust bank account reconciliations on a monthly basis with verification that it reconciles with the resident trust ledger;
  • Preparing Ministry of Health reports (Annual Report, Cash Flow Projections, Rate Reductions, Quarterly Filings) as required throughout the year;
  • Preparing all regulatory filings (GST, PST, QST, WSIB, and others, if applicable) and ensuring compliance of payment, reporting, and that other tax requirements are up to date;
  • Assisting in the quarterly review and annual auditing processes, as required;
  • Integrating new acquisitions, as required;
  • Assisting the Accounting Manager by providing required financial information to lenders via the Vice President, Real Estate Finance;
  • Working collaboratively with property/operations management to develop and analyze the annual property budgets, including capital budgets;
  • Continuously striving to develop recommendations for process enhancements to optimize property-level financial reporting;
  • Performing special projects, as requested. 

Please quote reference number: A1FN-AA-C

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to:
Human Resources, Corporate Office
Email: careers@chartwellreit.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Retirement Residences.
Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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