Accountant – Strongman Group – Closed

Graham Lade


September 18, 2018

The Strongman Group is a successful real estate asset management, development and investment firm that was born from a legacy of family businesses in Canada, dating back to the early 20th century. The company has a long history of establishing successful investment partnerships and now own and manage more than $200M in assets. These assets consist primarily of commercial retail shopping centres and free-standing buildings throughout Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec.

The Strongman Group are now continuing to build on their track record by diversifying and expanding their real estate holdings through targeted acquisitions and developments, as well as offering investment opportunities for select partners. Taylor Ryan have partnered with the Strongman Group to find an Accountant who will support the day to day operational accounting for the team.

The Accountant is responsible for all aspects of general accounting including the cash collection cycle, accurately invoicing tenants (ensuring conformity with the rent roll and lease abstracts), verifying, posting, and receiving tenants’ cash receipts, following-up on collection issues and resolving tenant account discrepancies. They will be responsible for accounts for a portfolio of over 10 companies under management with over 50 properties and over 100 tenants, and other development and investment projects. The Accountant will also complete financial statement preparation, budgeting, CAM reconciliations and will ensure timely and accurate financial reporting for the business. The Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager.

To be suitable for this role you will ideally have three or more years of experience in the real estate industry, with a strong understanding of GAAP. You will ideally have commercial property management accounting experience, including creating financial statements, property budgets and year-end CAM reconciliations. Familiarity with Sage 300, Yardi or Timberline would be an asset for this position.  The successful candidate will have a high attention to detail and experience in analyzing various detailed and specific terms in leases.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a family business that prioritizes providing a balanced working environment for their employees.  The Strongman Group are located just over the Lions Gate Bridge, close to several major transport routes. If you are ready for an exciting change and want to be based in North Vancouver, then I’d encourage you to apply by sending your resume to Graham Lade –