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WP Osborne Executive Search Inc.

This is a Contract position in Charlottetown, nd posted September 14, 2021.

Controller Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Controller will be a key member of the Canadian multi-family finance team, and with the support of the accounting group, is responsible for the following core areas: Controllership Review and optimize monthly reporting processes and timelines, including inbound Property Manager reporting and outbound reporting to internal and external stakeholders (i.e.

investors, lenders).

Develop strong oversight of Property Manager finance operations, ensuring timely and accurate monthly property reporting and adherence to Starlight policies and procedures.

Oversee accounting operations, including the review of financial statements, supporting schedules and journal entries, ensuring their completeness and accuracy.

Lead monthly/quarterly/annual reporting to investors, through the accurate and timely preparation of reporting packages.

Ensure lender reporting requirements and covenant calculations are completed accurately and delivered on time.

Oversight of accounting for property acquisitions, dispositions, refinancing and other complex transactions.

Work closely with external auditors, including the preparation of audit working papers and financial statements.

Coordinate with external tax consultants, ensuring the provision of appropriate and accurate information so that tax returns may be filed on time.

Financial Planning & Analysis Review the monthly financials and work with the Asset Management team to provide value-added analysis and commentary related to the results.

Prepare accurate and insightful cash flow forecasts on a weekly basis.

Apply forecasting processes to finance operations through cash calls and planned credit facility draws.

People and Process Management Oversee the finance team, providing continuous coaching, mentorship and career development support.

Establish optimal processes and controls, while instilling a continuous improvement mindset among the team.

Qualifications The successful candidate will possess a University degree in Business/Accounting and a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA preferred); experience leading a finance team and liaising directly with external audit firms; superior communication, interpersonal and organizational skills with a strong ability to resolve issues and work well in a deadline driven environment.

Proficiency with MS Office and advanced Excel skills are a must.

While the role has a significant element of review, the environment is dynamic and the individual needs to be willing to be hands on.

Application Qualified candidates can submit their resume to hrwposborne.com noting “ 1184L – Controller ” in the subject line.

We thank you for your interest in this role but only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Company Our client, Starlight Investments is a privately held Toronto-based, full service, multi-family and commercial real estate investment and asset management company driven by an experienced team of over 300 professionals.

The company currently manages over $20.0 billion of direct real estate as well as real estate investment securities.

Investment vehicles include institutional joint ventures, True North Commercial REIT, Starlight U.S.

Multi-Family Funds, Starlight Capital Funds and the Northview Canadian High Yield Residential Fund.

Starlight Investment’s portfolio consists of approximately 70,000 multi-residential units across Canada and the U.S.

and over 8.0 million square feet of commercial properties.

For more information, visit www.starlightinvest.com