Senior Development Accountant Toronto, ON

Senior Development Accountant

Toronto, ON

Posted on April 29,2022.

Our client is a growing real estate company looking for a Senior Development Accountant to join their Toronto team. This is a new position, offering someone who has either been working in development accounting or project accounting, the opportunity to carve out a new position in the company.


The Senior Development Accountant will focus on project accounting, construction draws, planning, and dealing with internal/external stakeholders to ensure reporting flows well between accounting/finance and operations. The candidate will have the flexibility to work remotely, while spending some days at the client’s offices in Midtown Toronto.


Our client offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits and wellness programs. As an industry leader in real estate, the Senior Development Accountant will enjoy being a part of a progressive, world-class work environment.


  • Work directly with the Finance Director and CFO in the design of the initial ownership structuring of projects and partnerships
  • Produce and continuously analyze cash flow projections for projects from conception to closing
  • Manage equity draws for project ownership entities, partnerships and joint ventures consistent with their respective legal structuring
  • Provide monthly financial analysis of projects and operations to the internal executive team with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project/partnership goals and continuously seek financial improvement and efficiency for all project and operations
  • Prepare quarterly reports on projects with financial statements to be distributed to investors and partners and financiers
  • Direct, monitor and manage invoice payables of projects while reconciling with the contracts to ensure accurate and consistent procedure and payment
  • Manage the monthly construction draw process with the project cost consultant and construction lender
  • Conduct reconciliation of all project accounts and report to external accounting/auditing firms for month end, quarterly and year end filings
  • File monthly HST input tax credits on projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the real estate development industry
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles, practices and their application in real estate
  • Strong skills and experience with Excel (i.e. modelling, data analysis, presentation)
  • Superb interpersonal skills, with abilities to clearly communicate technical concepts and best practices
  • Strong critical thinking skills with good attention to detail and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently

How to Apply

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