Senior Accountant

2120 Sherbrooke St. East, Suite #1118, Montreal H2K 1C3 Full Time

Leyad is in search of a Senior Accountant with specialized experience in real estate. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in real estate accounting, including lease management and compliance with industry regulations. This role requires expertise in financial analysis and a track record of managing complex real estate portfolios.


  • Ensure the accuracy, timeliness, and integrity of accounting information through daily accounting tasks including preparation of journal entries, invoicing, and reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and management reports.
  • Manage ongoing treasury requirements, including day-to-day funding requests and cash flow forecasts.
  • Prepare and file GST, PST, and RST working papers, returns, and remittances.
  • Complete full cycle accounting for smaller entities.
  • Participate in the annual financial budget process.
  • Support annual compliance requirements by preparing annual working papers, financial statements, and tax returns.
  • Participate in and lead finance improvement projects, including automation, simplifications, and enhanced controls and documentation.
  • Provide vacation coverage for other accounting team members.
  • Assist other team members in accomplishing common goals.
  • Prepare other ad hoc reporting and accounting projects as assigned.


  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA designation or in-progress certification is an asset.
  • Experience with commercial real estate operations +CAM reconciliations an asset.
  • Knowledge of HOPEM Software is an asset.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
  • Bilingual (English and French) required.


$85,000 - $100,000, depending on experience

Discretionary year end bonus

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • Accounting: 5 years (preferred)


  • Bilingual (English and French)


  • Chartered Professional Accountant (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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