Finance

Our Winchesters Accounting and Finance team has extensive experience recruiting professionals across Ontario. Whether you are seeking a role as a Senior Accountant, Project Accountant, Accounts Payable, Property Accountant, Construction Accountant, Financial Controller, Senior Financial Analyst, Director of Finance, or VP Finance, our team can help you find your next career opportunity!

The Winchesters Team will help you find your next opportunity, whether you are looking to fill permanent, short-term, or project-based positions.

Below are current Accounting and Finance opportunities available through Winchesters. We also have exciting career opportunities related to procurement, tax, and audit, so please check our website regularly for new opportunities! To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Accountant

Mississauga

$50,000 – $60,000 base plus bonus and great benefits, 2 weeks of vacation

Posted on September 19, 2022.

Our client is a real-estate company based in Mississauga, Ontario. They work with commercial and residential properties within Toronto and the GTA. They are looking for an Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a company that manages a diverse real estate portfolio with great benefits.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, payroll, reconciliation, HST filing, year-end statements and more.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for real estate, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • HST returns
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting with tax filings and dealing with external auditor
  • Managing short/long term cash management and cash flow
  • Contract administration
  • Ensuring compliance with corporate policies and GAAP
  • Full cycle accounting functions
  • Supporting the improvement of business processes and recommending procedure improvements
  • Maintaining accounting records and completing required payroll accounting functions
  • Some accounts receivable
  • Producing purchase orders, change orders, and handling trade and supplier payments
  • Communicating with vendors
  • Ad hoc duties as required

 

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

 

Accountants Payable Clerk

Toronto (4 days in the office at Yonge/Finch)

$45,000 – $55,000 base

Posted on September 19, 2022.

Our client is an accounting firm based in Toronto. They are looking for an experienced Accountants Payable Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a company that will provide great experience in the field of accounting.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the timely processing of vendor invoices and expense claims.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a keen interest in the field of accounts payable related work, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Performing full cycle accounts payable functions for multiple entities
  • Reviewing and managing AP inbox to ensure all queries are addressed in a timely manner
  • Ensure electronic copies of invoices are saved in the proper folder on the network
  • Record accounts payable invoices – verify math
  • Print and assemble cheque packages
  • Follow-up with various parties to ensure invoices and cheques are authorized in a timely manner
  • Filing finished cheque stubs and invoices
  • Assist with cross-functional areas within accounts payable as required
  • Compiling back-up for Auditors or Quantitative Surveyors as requested
  • Vendor statement reconciliations; new vendor setup, vendor relationships
  • Maintain applicable Excel files
  • Assist in receiving and following up on invoices as required
  • Provide general administrative support to the team as needed
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting or related field of study preferred
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office and Excel skills
  • Attention to detail, willingness to learn and prioritization to ensure deadlines are met
  • Good written and oral communication skills required
  • Strong work ethic, professional attitude and reliability

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca.

Payroll Associate

Markham, ON (3-4 days per week in the office)

$55,000 – $64,000 plus HOOPP pension and excellent benefits

Posted on September 14, 2022.

Our client is one of the leading community hospitals in Ontario. They are looking for an intermediate Payroll Associate to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a healthcare setting that provides high quality, patient-centred services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll for 2800 employees and handling employee payroll records.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for healthcare, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Administer bi-weekly payroll for salaried/hourly employees
  • Reconcile payroll registers
  • Preparation of accurate payroll registers reconciliations
  • Issuance of ROEs to Service Canada electronically
  • Communicate with law office and courts as needed and administer garnishments
  • Handle payroll enquiries from employees and departments
  • Training and support of new users
  • Handle payroll account reconciliations
  • Assist with T4/T4A, and MDC for HOOPP

 

Requirements:

  • Business Administration, Accounting or related program from Community College or University
  • 2-3 years of experience in payroll
  • Experience with submitting ROEs with Service Ontario
  • Experience processing payroll remittances
  • Skilled in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and a provide good service to patients

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If interested, please email laikyn@winchesters.ca.

Project Accountant

North York – hybrid role (3 days per week in office)

$80,000 – $95,000 base plus bonus

Posted on September 13, 2022.

Our client is a Toronto-based real estate development and asset management firm. They are looking for a Project Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work for an organization that delivers growth-based opportunities in a hybrid role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the execution of responsibilities at both corporate and property level. You should come with previous or current experience working in a similar role, with a background in Real Estate – either in development, property management or construction.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting senior management in regards to equity and debt draws
  • Maintain communication with investment partners
  • Communicate financial analysis to the internal teams to allow for improvements
  • Preparation of quarterly reports to be shared with investors, partners and lenders
  • Review, monitor and manage invoice payables and also handle reconciliations
  • Communicate with accounting firms for year-end filings
  • Preparation of HST input tax credits
  • Handle schedules for reporting on budgets, requirements, and investor-related reports
  • Oversee budget and performance of projects
  • Assist with accounts payable

 

Requirements:

  • CPA designation or working towards it
  • Real Estate experience is required
  • Ability to work in a paperless accounting environment
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Skilled in Excel, Word, Outlook
  •  Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If interested, please email laikyn@winchesters.ca.

Financial Controller

$140,000 – $160,000 base plus bonus

Toronto, ON – 3-4 days per week in office

Posted on September 13, 2022.

Our client is a real estate company with a mission to create warm environments for residents. They are looking to hire a dedicated Financial Controller to join the growing team. This position will offer the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the lives of residents.

As the Financial Controller (number one reporting to the CEO), you will be responsible for providing operational and corporate leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and forecasting
  •  Monitor internal control environments on processes across all residences
  •  Implement and develop policies to guide day-to-day practices
  •  Manage processes to report on group’s capital
  •  Lead budget processes, operating, and capital planning
  •  Monitor cash flow by overseeing cash flow and treasury
  •  Lead Yardi optimization
  •  Monitor underwriting and acquisitions and debt originations
  •  Lead financial management and functions
  •  Participate in capital planning process and business case
  •  Maintain positive working relationships with lenders and investment company
  •  Manage appropriate risk management
  • Implement financial controls and oversee corrective actions
  • Complete financial regulatory filings
  • Manage the finance team
  • Prepare and present financial presentations, reports, and analyses
  • Collaborate with the team while taking a leadership role in the finance team

 

Requirements:

  • CPA designation and university degree in business management, finance or accounting
  • 7+ years of experience in financial accounting roles
  • Real estate industry experience is a mandatory requirement
  • Some level of operational finance experience
  • Previously external audit experience
  • A nice to have is experience in private equity
  • Proven experience systems and process optimization

 

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Senior Associate – Financing and Development

$100,000-$140,000 base plus 20% bonus

Toronto, Ontario – Hybrid downtown Toronto

Posted on August 30, 2022.

With this company being one of the fastest growing real estate companies in Canada you will get experience and insight into the multifaceted operations and execution of high-profile real estate development projects. You will be responsible for the day-to-day duties of managing real estate models, acquisitions, feasibility studies, monitoring project performance, financing, modelling, planning and analyzing budgets. If this brand-new position sounds like a fit for you, do not hesitate to apply. You will be working directly for the CEO and the partners in the business. One major selling feature will be hiring 1-2 analysts within your first 6 months on the job.

Responsibilities:

  • Technical analysis for acquisitions and deal disposition
  • Underwrite new development deals and create intricate proforma budgets
  • Conduct project budget review with focus on actual vs budget proformas monthly to meet company and project objectives
  • Analyze project cash flows and prepare sensitivity analysis to study impacts on overall project
  • Prepare equity and investment IRR waterfall analysis to ensure KPI’s are met
  • Continuously Monitor and update all project proformas, cashflows and IRR models in conjunction with project accountants, controller, and CFO
  • Create monthly project financial reports to present to LP partners, CEO, CFO and COO
  • Participate, collaborate and give recommendations on projects and identify efficiencies for continuous improvements
  • Assist with execution of development portfolio strategy related to investments and supporting executive team on execution of transactional activity

Requirements:

  • Must have at least three (3) or more years’ experience in financial / development analysis in real estate development
  • Completed a university degree
  • CFA is definitely an asset
  • Have a thorough understanding of high rise and mixed-use development
  • Are analytical and have ability to produce analysis in appropriate language and style
  • Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Have strong process management/improvement skills with a mindset for continuous improvement
  • Have ability to manage your time, with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks within a demanding environment
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office suite some modeling software (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook)

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply now by emailing elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Accounts Payable Clerk

Downtown Toronto – hybrid role

$60,000 – $70,000 base plus bonus

Posted on August 24, 2022.

Our client is a purpose-based organization that develops residential properties in North America. They are looking for a highly motivated Accounts Payable Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers a great opportunity to learn and grow while working for an organization that delivers a significant social impact to communities across Canada.

If you are a hardworking individual with a passion for real estate and a desire to join a team that is committed to promoting sustainability, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Manage receipts of corporate/project invoices and ensuring timely answers to inquiries
  • Review expense and job cost categories and oversee projects
  • Handle invoices with a keen eye to attention and detail
  • Enter invoices efficiently but accurately in accounting software
  • Handling the processing of payments and other related coordination of payment files
  • Assist in on-boarding of new vendors and maintain information in system
  • Handle reconciliation of vendor contracts
  • Assist in the reviewal of payment processes for efficiency
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in accounts payable
  • Previous experience in real estate considered an asset
  • Ability to multi-task with a focus on accuracy and timeliness
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and MS Word
  • Ability to continuously improve and implement efficient processes for development

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

 

Corporate and Property Accountant

Mid-town Toronto – hybrid role

$70,000 – $80,000 base plus 10% bonus and great benefits

Posted on August 22, 2022.

Our client is a successful real estate company that develops and builds residential properties in North America. They are looking for a Corporate / Property Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced role while being a key member in the finance department.

The successful candidate will be a responsible for the full cycle accounting for a portfolio of management and property entities.

If you have the necessary accounting background with the desire to join a successful team of like-minded team players, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Handle all journal entries onto Yardi
  • Manage weekly cash position reporting and overseeing short term cash
  • Prepare working paper files
  • Manage ad hoc reporting when necessary
  • Handle the processing of direct recovery subledger billings
  • Handle payback reconciliations and chargeback billings
  • Review team expense reimbursements
  • Manage the fee billing schedules and fee billing invoices
  • Prepare reconciliations of intercompany loans
  • Prepare HST filings and reconciliations
  • Prepare year-end reporting packages and initial draft financial statements
  • Communicate with external auditors
  • Ad hoc duties as requires

Requirements:

  • University degree in accounting with minimum of 3 years experience in accounting
  • Ability to multi-task with a focus on accuracy and timeliness
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, financial modelling and system skills
  • Experience with Yardi software considered an asset

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Manager, FP&A

Toronto, ON – 3 days per week in the office downtown

$100,000 – $120,000 base plus 15% bonus, excellent benefits

Posted on August 19, 2022.

Our client provides distribution of products with a headquarters in Toronto and they looking for a Finance Manager of FP&A to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to play a key strategic role within the finance department and to play the lead support role for the Wholesale Team.

The successful candidate will need a strong background in accounting/finance, preferably with a CPG company or expertise in working closely with Sales and Marketing departments. You will also manage a team of analysts and senior analysts.

If you have the necessary finance background with the desire to join a dedicated and inviting environment, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Working with Sales to analyze operating spend forecasts for specific customer accounts
  • Meet with Key Account Managers on a monthly basis to review monthly and YTD results, also balance of year
  • Monitor process to assess new changes while supporting Key Account Managers
  • Oversee opportunities to provide optimization of profitability by working closely with Revenue Management
  • Provide analysis of forecast of customer spend to financial leadership
  • Lead and provide financial leadership to Sales Team
  • Provide support for customer negotiations
  • Oversee and support cross functional projects
  • Manage trade spend liability accounts
  • Handle issuance of credits against customer accounts
  • Manage and lead 3 direct reports and 2 indirect reports
  • Managing the efficiency of the team to appropriately complete tasks

Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • 5-10 years of financial experience, preferably with CPG company or working with Sales/Marketing departments
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience and a broad knowledge with financial practices
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, financial modelling and system skills
  • Experience with Cognos and JDE considered an asset

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Director of Finance

$140,000 – $160,000 base plus bonus

Toronto, ON – 3 days per week in office

Posted on August 10, 2022.

Our client is a real estate company with a mission to create warm environments for residents.  They are looking to hire a dedicated Director of Finance to join the growing team. This position will offer the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the lives of residents.

As a Director of Finance (number one reporting to the CEO), you will be responsible for providing operational and corporate leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and forecasting
  • Monitor internal control environments on processes across all residences
  • Implement and develop policies to guide day-to-day practices
  • Manage processes to report on group’s capital
  • Lead budget processes, operating, and capital planning
  • Monitor cash flow by overseeing cash flow and treasury
  • Lead Yardi optimization
  • Monitor underwriting and acquisitions and debt originations
  • Lead financial management and functions
  • Participate in capital planning process and business case
  • Maintain positive working relationships with lenders and investment company
  • Manage appropriate risk management
  • Implement financial controls and oversee corrective actions
  • Complete financial regulatory filings
  • Manage the finance team
  • Prepare and present financial presentations, reports, and analyses
  • Collaborate with the team while taking a leadership role in the finance team

Requirements:

  • CPA designation and university degree in business management, finance or accounting
  • 7 + years of experience in financial accounting roles
  • Some level of operational finance experience
  • Previously external audit experience
  • A nice to have is experience in private equity
  • Proven experience systems and process optimization

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca.