Senior Treasury Accountant

Wesgroup is looking for an action oriented team player to work closely with the Treasury team to manage the day-to-day accounting. This opportunity requires a results-oriented individual, who thrives on building relationships and accepting new challenges within a fast paced environment. The role of Senior Treasury Accountant will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

Banking

  • Manage short-term cash projection and ensure bank account balances supporting operation
  • Propose strategy to utilize cash from operation and to minimize interest expense
  • Monitor and manage the daily cash position in multiple bank accounts
  • Work closely with various financial institutions for opening/closing accounts, trouble-shooting, investigating discrepancies, and other treasury related issues
  • Review and approve account and wire transfers
  • Maintain internal treasury policies and procedures to ensure information up-to-date
  • Work with all departments to support their requests related to treasury responsibilities
  • Administrate online banking platforms, corporate credit cards, and virtual card platform
  • Work with finance department to roll over BA and convert loans from prime rate to Banker’s Acceptance rate

Accounting

  • Review journal entries for treasury transactions
  • Assisting with preparation of the annual corporate financial statements for small entities

Management

  • Manage the treasury accountant who will work with the Senior Treasury Accountant in managing the treasury function

Ad Hoc

  • Manage ad hoc tasks as assigned by the Corporate Accounting Manager

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in an accounting and treasury role
  • CPA designation or equivalent
  • Experience in using Yardi Voyager is preferred
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications with advanced Excel skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required
  • Have a good understanding of complex organization structure and the flow of funds between related parties
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Accounts Payable Clerk

Wesgroup is seeking a motivated A/P Clerk to join its Accounts Payable team. The A/P Clerk will be an integral part of the team, interacting with vendors, processing purchase orders and invoices, ensuring all vendors are paid in a timely fashion, and assisting with the Accounts Payable cycle. This role will report to the A/P Supervisor. The role of A/P Clerk will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sort, batch and date entry into accounting system
  • Enter commitments and purchase orders into Newstar accounting system
  • Maintenance of WCB for all trades including Statutory Declarations, delinquency check and updated liability insurance as required
  • Liaise with project managers to resolve invoice/purchase order issues
  • Prepare monthly and manual cheques for all companies
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Administer the Builder’s Lien Holdback process
  • Prepare retention cheques
  • Maintain new and existing suppliers information
  • Record and process of daily bank deposit
  • Miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned by the various Managers

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in processing
  • Proven interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and able to multi-task and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Newstar accounting software would be an asset
  • Background in Real Estate Development would be an asset
  • Experience in Accounts Payable role would be an asset

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Development Assistant

Wesgroup Properties started as a family business in British Columbia more than 50 years ago and today is one of Western Canada’s largest private real estate organizations with a diversified portfolio spanning residential and commercial real estate in most asset classes. Wesgroup owns and manages over 3.0 million square feet of commercial property and has built more than 7000 homes in 100 communities.

Due to Wesgroup’s continued growth we are looking for a Development Assistant to provide administrative support to our Development team. The role is responsible is for the administration and management of contract documents and files for various projects for the development team and Vice Presidents.

This role will report to our Vice President, Development. The role of the Development Assistant will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the VP’s of Development in managing the development, implementation and monitoring of processes
  • Support the VP’s day to day schedule for meetings
  • Writing and managing RFP’s, contracts, addendums, change orders and purchase orders
  • Creating and managing multiple track sheets including costs, project statutes, schedules etc.
  • Scheduling meetings, managing recurring meeting agendas and minutes
  • Coordinating public engagement events
  • Administrative support, as required by the Development team, such as preparing correspondence, maintaining current and accurate files
  • Completing ongoing updates of template documents
  • Tracking municipal planning & policy engagement activities
  • Assisting in occasional front desk relief

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in an administrative role is a requirement
  • Previous real estate or experience or knowledge of real estate development processes an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, notably excel
  • Adaptable and flexible with demonstrated ability to take initiative

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Leasing Tenant Coordinator

Wesgroup is seeking a talented and outgoing Leasing Tenant Coordinator to join its Leasing team. This is an exciting and unique opportunity as Wesgroup is currently developing a number of mixed-use residential, commercial and industrial buildings across the Lower Mainland. The Tenant Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and tracking of lease requirements, including being an external representative with Tenants and working with multiple internal departments including leasing, construction, development and legal. The role reports to the Director of Leasing.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of Landlord Work between Leasing and Construction when negotiating leases
  • Providing regular reporting and communication to development, construction and leasing teams on the status of project, including the delivery of drawings, construction progress and acceptance
  • Possess a detailed understanding of Landlord Work requirements under leases and ensure that drawings and construction are coordinated with these items
  • Act as external representative with Tenant throughout construction process until key- handover and throughout deficiency process
  • Responsible for ensuring smooth handover from Landlord to Tenant of the building or suite
  • Attend site meetings, walkthroughs, inspections with the City, Consultants and Contractors
  • Assist with the technical review of detailed design plans, contract documents and technical specifications
  • Maintain documents and record drawings
  • Provide input to and coordinate with Wesgroup’s Development and Construction teams
  • Develop strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with a minimum of 2 years work experience in a role related to construction, leasing or project coordination/administration
  • General knowledge of construction practices/terminology and/ or building technology
  • Previous experience in finished product delivery and asset management handover considered to be an asset
  • Familiarity with legal documents considered to be an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Computer skills including MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and Excel
  • Proven ability to work in high pressured environments with tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Willing to take initiative and ownership with tasks
  • Must have access to own vehicle and possess valid BC drivers licence

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Sr. Development Manager

Due to continued growth, Wesgroup is now adding a Sr. Development Manager to its development team in Vancouver. This individual can expect to lead a wide variety of projects over time, from large master-plan projects such as River District, and high rise mixed-use residential, to boutique residential and commercial/ industrial projects. Wesgroup’s approach is to have one person clearly responsible for the successful execution of a project, understanding it strategically and as a business. The successful candidate will treat each project like their own business, seeking value and solving problems through an entrepreneurial mind set.

This role will report to the VP, Development. The role of Sr. Development Manager will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the execution of multiple projects, including leading internal and external teams in delivering successful projects, taking responsibility for the design, approval and delivery, including financial viability of development projects
  • Representing Wesgroup in interactions with municipal staff and politicians in support of our applications and issuance of rezoning, development and building permits
  • Actively participate in industry and policy consultations, effectively communicating and reacting to impacts to Wesgroup projects and assets in real time
  • Lead public engagement activities, including being the public interface for Wesgroup with the community
  • Assisting with acquisitions due diligence and analysis, determining and making recommendations on the feasibility of multiple development scenarios
  • Project reporting, including the creation and management of business plans and development pro formas
  • Brings entrepreneurial spirit to development management, taking clear responsibility for the successful execution of a project, understanding it strategically and as a business

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience, including multi-family residential and commercial projects ideally with exposure to completion and delivery
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven history of leading/managing teams
  • Education and background in Real Estate, Commerce, Urban Land Economics, Architecture, Planning, Legal or Engineering
  • Experience managing projects through the full development cycle and be capable of managing several projects simultaneously
  • Experience in project completion, with demonstrated success on projects through construction and closing, including strata titling, air space parcels, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of the real estate market including general market analytics and trends, project launches and competitor awareness, and land regulation policies
  • Established network of contacts within the municipal, consultant and development communities
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills including the ability to multi-task with competing priorities
  • Excellent understanding of business professionalism and the ability to work effectively under pressure within a fast-pasted team environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal) are required, along with demonstrable success in leading project teams to a common goal
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to balance multiple perspectives
  • Positive attitude and a desire to help others
  • Strong background in legal agreements
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications including, Excel, Outlook and Word

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.  We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Development Manager

Wesgroup is seeking an experienced Development Manager to add to its development team in Vancouver. This individual can expect to lead a wide variety of projects over time, from large master-plan projects such as River District to smaller commercial/industrial projects. Wesgroup’s approach is to have one person clearly responsible for the successful execution of a project, understanding it strategically and as a business. Its entrepreneurial spirit drives it to find creative ways to solve problems and create value.

This role will report to the VP, Development. The role of Development Manager will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the execution of multiple projects, including leading internal and external teams in delivering successful projects, taking responsibility for the design, approval and delivery, including financial viability of development projects
  • Representing Wesgroup in interactions with municipal staff and politicians in support of our applications and issuance of rezoning, development and building permits
  • Actively participate in industry and policy consultations, effectively communicating and reacting to impacts to Wesgroup projects and assets in real time
  • Managing the general scope of legal agreements typically associated with development projects
  • Lead public engagement activities, including being the public interface for Wesgroup with the community
  • Assisting with acquisitions due diligence and analysis, determining and making recommendations on the feasibility of multiple development scenarios
  • Project reporting, including the creation and management of business plans and development proformas
  • Brings entrepreneurial spirit to development management, taking clear responsibility for the successful execution of a project, understanding it strategically and as a business

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience, including multi-family residential and commercial projects ideally with exposure to completion and delivery
  • A fit with Wesgroup’s culture and organizational approach is paramount
  • Education and background in Real Estate, Commerce, Urban Land Economics, Architecture, Planning, Legal or Engineering
  • Excellent understanding of the real estate market including general market analytics and trends, project launches and competitor awareness, and land regulation policies
  • Established network of contacts within the municipal, consultant and development communities
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills including the ability to multi-task with competing priorities
  • Excellent understanding of business professionalism and the ability to work effectively under pressure within a fast-pasted team environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal) are required, along with demonstrable success in leading project teams to a common goal
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to balance multiple perspectives
  • Positive attitude and a desire to help others
  • Strong background in legal agreements
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications including, Excel, Outlook and Word

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.  We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.