Property Accountant

Ottawa, ON

The Property Accountant is accountable to the Supervisor, Accounting for the timely and accurate completion of all accounting activities for an assigned portfolio of real estate investments and for ensuring financial reporting is timely, accurate and is completed in compliance with company’s accounting policies and procedures.



  1. General Accounting
    Completes the day-to-day transactions (i.e. recording transactions to journals, posting to ledgers, calculating trial balances, posting accruals, completing bad debt provisions etc.) that are a part of a full accounting cycle for a portfolio of real estate investments in order to maintain an accurate and transparent accounting process.
  2. Property Accounting Reporting
    Produces a variety of financial reports/statements including but not limited to monthly/quarterly financial statement packages annual budget etc. to ensure the adherence to statutory accounting principles that require the accurate reporting of the financial status of the organization.
  3. Bank Reconciliation
    Completes bank reconciliation and addresses any outstanding discrepancies between the bank and company statements in a proactive manner to ensure accuracy of statements.
  4. Support to Accounts Receivable and Collections
    Assists the Account Receivable departments and Property Management personnel in reconciling tenants’ accounts as well as follow up on any outstanding accounts to ensure timely receipt of payment.
  5. Budgeting for Recoveries
    Completes the accounting portion of the budget, as determined, as well as provides assistance, where required, in re-forecasting, variances analysis and reporting and budgeting activities, troubleshoots revenue modeling to support the accurate re-forecast and budgeting processes.
  6. Year-End Adjustments
    Ensures year-end adjustments/billing for common area/operating costs and realty taxes are processed on time and accurately; ensures revised rental notices are sent to tenants for the coming year on time to ensure maximum collection and accurate budgeting.
  7. Support to Annual Audit Process
    Assists with year-end audit processes through the preparation of the head office/site accounting packages and the creation of the year-end file to ensure timely and accurate completion of all processes.

Any other job related duties and/or projects that may be assigned.




Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education

  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of MS Office applications.

Core Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good quantitative analysis skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to detail.

Additional Requirements

  • Previous experience in real estate industry is an asset.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Morguard does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Morguard will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and advanced solicited services from a Morguard employee, Morguard explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at or (905) 281-3800.




At Morguard, our employees are the company’s greatest investment. We make people our priority and strive to create a culture of respect, inclusion, health and safety, and equal opportunity to support employees to meet their goals. Our team is made up of re​al estate and investment professionals with deep knowledge of the industry, who are passionate about what they do and who want to be the best in the business. Morguard and its employees take great pride in being recognized for three consecutive years as one of Canada’s Safest Employers in the Retail and Services Category. When you join Morguard, you join a strong and committed team. To become a valued employee at Morguard, please review our Current Opportunities. 


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