Property Accountant
Campus Living Centres - Kingston, ON

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Position: Property Accountant
Posting Date: July 16, 2013
Location: Kingston Financial Office
847 Princess St., Suite 201, Kingston, ON., K7L 1G9

Department: Finance & Accounting

Start Date: ASAP

Interviews: ASAP

Application Deadline: July 21, 2012 by 11:59pm EST

Instructions: Applications must include a current resume and cover letter. Applications must be submitted via our Careers website:

Special Notes: Only selected applicants will be notified if they have been chosen to take part in an interview process.

Position Summary and Job Magnitude

The Property Accountant reports to the Accounting Supervisor and completes accounts payable and receivable tasks. The Property Accountant is well-organized, pays attention to detail and is capable of working under minimal supervision.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

Accounts Payable

  • Accurate and timely processing of invoices for suppliers on a regular basis.
  • Cash disbursements for invoices, as well as student refunds, petty cash re-imbursements and other cheque requisitions as requested.
  • Month-end balancing of accounts payable.

Accounts Receivable

  • Recording Cash Receipts on a daily basis and/ or as received.
  • Recording returned items, bank charges and other such items as required.
  • Reconciliation of bank statements on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciliation of Guest Ledger to G/L with respect to Student Deposits, O/S receipts and Deferred Revenue.

Other Duties

  • General Journals/ Recurring Journals to be made to maintain accurate financial reports.
  • Maintaining spreadsheets with regards to prepaid, accruals, Property accounts and other such accounts.
  • Other duties that may arise in order to complete required financial reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Accounting Supervisor/ Director of Finance.

Performance Measurements

Performance will be primarily measured on the following factors:

  • Initiative
  • Inter-Personal Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Reliability
  • Skill & Knowledge * Quality of Desired Results
  • Adaptability & Flexibility
  • Organizing & Planning
  • Overall Performance
  • Health & Safety Responsibilities


Education: Recognized College Diploma or University Degree, preference given to those with Post-Secondary education in Accounting
Experience Required: Minimum of 3-5 years industry experience or equivalent management experience

  • Be computer literate with experience in an automated office environment utilizing Microsoft applications and accounting applications
  • Strong organizational, communications, and customer service skills; verbal & written.
  • Demonstrated ability to cope with a demanding workload and meet deadlines
  • Yardi Voyager knowledge required with respect to balancing trial balance to AR Tie Out, deposit accounting and rent rolls.


Salary will be based on experience and education.


Kathy Running
Director, Finance

About this company
Campus Living Centres is Canada’s premier provider of student housing, with over 19 College and University partners, and over 14,000 student...