Cost Accountant @Lépine Apartments

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Critical Financial Responsibility

With quality and efficiency being at the forefront of Lépine’s success, you will use this to drive accurate financial data and produce up to date reports.

Influential Role

You will be able to use your expertise in this area to develop new processes to support rapid growth.

Established Family Company

The Lépine family name can be traced back to the founding of Montreal in 1642 when they came to the city looking for new opportunities and a prosperous future.

Cost Accountant @Lépine Apartments

Company: Lépine Apartments

Position: Cost Accountant

Location: Ottawa

Lépine has long been an organization that values nature and the surrounding environmental community. It is with this believe that the family continues to develop safe and sustainable neighbourhoods where living spaces are intentionally designed to reflect the beauty of the local landscape. Lépine is developing communities that inspire healthy and active lifestyles and provide the structure for socially strong and prosperous cities. Today Lépine is a family-run business with over 10 million square feet of established residential construction projects. The company has earned a reputation as a premier builder and landlord, specializing in building premium, resort-style multi-family apartment communities. With 60 years of construction experience and more than 30 premium properties in its diversified portfolio, Lépine has become a leader in creating a sought-after high standard of living that is unique in today’s condo and rental market.

Skills & Experience

Job Costing, Project Accounting, Budget Analysis Experience in these areas is essential.
Detail Oriented Solid analytical abilities and strong attention to detail.
Intercompany Accounting This is an ideal asset to have.
CPA/CMA You will have a designation or relevant work experience.
Microsoft Experience Advanced knowledge of excel including data mining, v-lookups and pivot tables is essential.
Cost Accounting Experience in Construction Previous experience in the construction industry, or in a similar environment that is project based.

Summary of Role

Reporting to the Director of Finance you will provide key finance support from project conception and feasibility through to completion. You will be responsible for job costing, comparing and reporting actual costs to budgets and the ongoing review of financial results. With a keen eye for detail, you will be accountable for upgrading proformas and managing the financial progression of projects, this will require advanced knowledge of excel. You will be responsible for the analysis and interpretations of data and reports and assisting with financial modeling.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to be part of an organization forging a new direction in the rental apartment industry. As the Cost Accountant, you will be exposed to these unique and innovative projects. Lépine has become a leader in creating a sought-after high standard of living that is unique in today’s rental market. The company is pushing the boundaries by designing efficient and luxurious buildings that rival conventional apartment and condo living. Lépine offers a carefree resort lifestyle where residents can enjoy the finer things in life – higher ceilings, panoramic views, granite counter tops, sleek appliances with concierge and recreation facilities on site.

Your success at the end of your first year will be measured by your ability to gain the trust of your colleagues and development of strong working relationships with the Director of Finance and the President. You will be supporting projects through detailed and thorough analysis of their financial feasibility and progression. You will have implemented structure and process for cost accounting. You will be fully immersed in the Lépine culture and handle your day-to-day tasks in a proactive and independent manner..

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