Corporate Controller

Universal Realty Group is a Halifax-based property management company known for setting the standards of excellence in residential accommodation and commercial leasing. We are currently seeking a qualified Corporate Controller for our head office in Halifax, NS.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
• Review of all residential and commercial operating statements on a monthly basis and ensure timely completion of same
• Review of all corporate holdings statements on a monthly basis and ensure timely completion of same
• Preparation of year-end financial statements and corporate tax returns for all corporate holdings
• Provide leadership and assistance to a team of seven accounting staff
• Review of operating budgets for all properties
• Assist human resource manager with staff issues and payroll
• Cash flow management including regular review of all operating accounts and preparing transfers between accounts when necessary.
• Responsible for signing and approving all accounts payable cheque runs
• Review and approval of all purchase orders to ensure compliance with operating budget
• Communication with property managers regarding operating results and operational concerns and providing advice on same
• Attendance at executive meetings
• Assistance with year end audit process to ensure timely and efficient process
• Review and approve all government filings, including HST and payroll and ensure that all filings are completed on time
• Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:
• Relevant experience in the property management sector
• Five years of senior management experience
• CPA designation required
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills

Universal Realty Group recognizes our employees as our most important asset and values workers of all ages and backgrounds. We offer excellent opportunities for career growth, as well as employer provided medical benefits and other incentives. We are looking for new talent to join our dynamic team that is setting the standard of excellence in the property management field.

To express your interest in this position, please forward your resume to:

Janet Glazebrook, Human Resources
janet@lordnelsonhotel.com , or fax (902) 429-9952

No phone calls please