Senior Financial Analyst
Who We Are
Centurion Asset Management Inc. is a recognized leader in the Investment and Property Management industries. Providing quality investments and housing for all its clients, our experienced team comprised of more than 350 Employees is a core component of Centurion’s success since 2003. Centurion Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) owns more than 20,000 multi-family apartment units and student housing beds across 46 cities in Canada and the United States. Since day one, our goal has been to provide Residents and their families with clean, safe, and comfortable homes. The REIT provides investors an opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of rental apartments and student housing properties, as well as mortgage and equity investments in property developments, across Canada and the United States and participate in the profits derived from them. Centurion Financial Trust (“CFiT”) is an income and growth-oriented trust that invests in a diversified portfolio of debt investments that include but are not limited to mortgages, opportunistic real estate developments, and corporate debt. Investors pool their funds to invest in mortgage and growth-oriented credit opportunities and participate in the yields from interest income and net profit from equity.
Our mission is to be sought after as a leading-edge, reputable, multi-disciplinary alternative asset manager; to capitalize on opportunities in new and interesting investment strategies that meet our mission to Investors; and to embrace change, experimentation, innovation and learning from failure to make continual improvements that drive our success and keep us ahead of our competitors.
Our core values can be summarized by the acronym RISE: Respect for our Investors, our Residents, Co-workers, Partners and Communities; Integrity in everything we do, demonstrating sincerity, honesty and the will to do it right; Simplicity free of pretension and hassle, full of value and common sense; and Excellence in offering all our Clients and Partners exceptional products and services quality, as well as providing our Employees with an excellent workplace.
Why Employees Want to Work with Us
We provide an inclusive environment where all employees are valued and supported. Over the years, we developed a work culture where the potential of every employee is maximized, and everyone has equal opportunities for growth. For certain roles, we offer numerous employee perks, including: Competitive Total Rewards Packages; Comprehensive Benefits Plan including Medical, Dental, and Vision Care; Flexible Work Week Schedules; Vacation Policy based on Length of Service; Summer and Holiday Hours Programs; Centurion Learning Academy; Opportunities for Growth; Education Reimbursement Policy; Mentoring Program; Employee Referral Program; Ergonomic Workstations Equipped with Standing Desks; Discounted Gym Membership; Company-wide Internal Communication Platforms; Employee Volunteer Opportunities; Quarterly Townhall Meetings and Social Gatherings; Employee Innovation Program; and Corporate Discount Card.
Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for performing all corporate finance and accounting duties, including the completion of all internal and external financial reports, the coordination of the year-end audit process, and the development of new financial reports in the accounting system, ensuring constant adherence to internal financial controls and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for the successful administration of all corporate Finance and Accounting related resources, contracts, tools and supplies to ensure all Centurion Asset Management Inc. | Centurion Property Associates Inc. real property assets are effectively and efficiently maintained to established standards and within established budgets.
Develop and foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Ensure proactive timely resolution of all co-worker inquiries.
Assist in the preparation of the consolidation entries and design consolidation working papers. Assist in the preparation of the consolidated financial statements and notes to the financial statements to ensure compliance with IFRS. Prepare external financial reports to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Lenders. Assist in the quarterly portfolio valuation process. Assist in the month end close including data uploads for third party administered properties, account analysis, financial statement preparation, variance and corporate reporting and analysis.
Maintain an effective banking system, monitoring cash flow movement, completing regular cash flow forecasting and initiating the transfer of funds. Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants, coordinating mortgage/debt funding and discharge. Assist with the successful financing of new acquisitions by arranging closing funds and refinancing existing debt obligations. Assist fund administration, processing monthly cash distributions and redemptions, reconciling units, funds, and distribution amounts with accounting records, and assisting with the monthly NAV calculation. Complete corporate accounting duties, maintaining accounting records of asset management entities. Maintain regulatory reporting for the asset management entity.
Compliance and Audit
Maintain relationships with auditors and represent Centurion as a point of contact for any audits of Centurion related vehicles and other accounting related matters. Maintain established audit systems and procedures, preparing audit working papers and schedules accurately and resolving any audit issues efficiently to ensure minimized audit costs to the extent possible.
- A passion for excellence in customer service delivery;
- Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or Accounting;
- A qualifying CA designation is required;
- 3 to 5 years’ of audit advisory, external reporting and/or corporate finance experience
- Extensive knowledge of IFRS is required;
- Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills;
- Ability to foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships;
- Real Estate industry experience is an asset; and
- Experience with Yardi property management systems an asset.