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Guest Services Representative

Place du Royaume - Chicoutimi, QC

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Timr

POSTING DATE

2021-04-22
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Regulate and monitor the use of the “Parenting Room” by registering patrons who request to use the service (where applicable)
• Restocks supplies in the “Parenting Room” (where applicable)
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Bilingual (French/English) an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Orchard Park Shopping Centre - Kelowna, BC

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-22
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Regulate and monitor the use of the “Parenting Room” by registering patrons who request to use the service (where applicable)
• Restocks supplies in the “Parenting Room” (where applicable)
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Coordinator

St. Albert Centre - St. Albert, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-16
Position Summary

The Property Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to provide both general office administrative assistance to all internal and external customers, while also providing support to Property Administration. Please note this position reports to the General Manager.

Role

General Office Administrative Support:

• Perform Yardi administration, which may include;
o Scan and attach payables
o Collect and input sales figures
o Collect and verify tenant insurance
• Prepare presentations, reports, documents and communications/correspondence
• Photocopy, fax and maintain central filing systems & administrative files
• Enter, update, and verify various database information and electronic records
• Record and deposit accounts receivable
• Monitor inventory of office supplies and place orders when needed
• Ensure high standards of customer service are maintained
• Provide Reception duties as required
• Respond to general inquiries and/or refer to appropriate representatives
• Receive & direct incoming calls in a friendly and professional manner
• Receive, date stamp and prioritize incoming mail as well as arrange for outgoing mail & courier deliveries
• Administer & reconcile petty cash fund
• Assist in preparing presentations using Microsoft Office
• Record the minutes at administrative meetings
• Create & process necessary storage lease documentation for tenant and landlord execution
• Collect department hours from various supervisors for Payroll reporting
• Other duties as assigned
Functional Area Support (Marketing):
• Foster regular communication with all appropriate parties including the Centre’s management, maintenance and security staff as well as tenants
• Assist the Marketing Manager in the coordination and execution of events and programs successfully using an assigned budget & ensuring accuracy and integrity in each program
• Assist the Marketing Manager in the coordination and execution of Centre marketing materials, displays and promotion installations
• Assist Marketing Manager in the preparation and monitoring of the budgets
• Develop and foster relationships with customers, community groups, suppliers, tenants, staff and co-workers
• Coordinate and correspond with Community Groups and Organizations
• Monitor and report on marketing initiatives; including the gift card program (where applicable)
• Review Primaris research such as traffic counters and intercept studies, in order to stay current with the marketplace
• Partner with IT and Management to develop and maintain the Centre’s website and social networking programs (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, etc.) by ensuring property, tenant and event details are current and accurate
• Organize meetings with clients and suppliers
• Ability to work longer hours during special events and seasonal peaks (holiday hours)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma
• Certificate or Diploma in Business/Office Administration preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-2 years’ experience in Office Administration
• 1-2 years’ experience in Accounting, Finance or a similar field an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of ERP software (preferably Yardi)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Takes initiative
• At ease with all levels of management (internal and external)
• Professional demeanor; courteous, diplomatic & always tactful
• Ability to develop effective working relationships
• Strong problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize in a changing environment
• Detailed oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Revenue Administrator

Sunridge Mall - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-12
Position Summary

The Revenue Administrator’s primary responsibility is for daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial transactions for the property including accounts receivable, collections, monthly charges, year-end charges, and percentage rent. This role will work closely with the Property Accountant and the Director, Accounts Receivable on financial reporting and processes, and lease administration affecting the property.

Role

• Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual accruals
• Update, maintain and audit all tenant information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date to ensure timely collection of all rents
• Maintain an up-to-date record of all negligent accounts including, but not limited to, accounts receivable reports, tenant statements, letters, and other correspondence
• Liaise with the Director, Accounts Receivable to recommend bad debt allowances, and write offs for approval from the Property Manager or General Manager
• Reconcile the rent roll monthly
• Assist the Property Manager or General Manager in the preparation of the monthly Asset Management Report
• Complete the monthly audit package for submission and approval to the Property Manager or General Manager, including the reconciliation of the monthly rent roll
• Review the lease administration lease entry in Yardi for accuracy and completeness Prepare required documents including, but not limited to, welcome letters and rental notices. Liaise with tenants on a regular basis to develop and maintain good working relationships
• Review the lease administration entry of specialty leasing license agreements and storage agreements into Yardi for completeness and accuracy
• Monitor sales report for completeness and accuracy
• Analyze tenant sales and prepare monthly percent rent billings as required
• Process all tenant billings and rental notices including year-end statements in a timely, accurate manner, and forward to tenants with appropriate back up information to minimize the incidence of outstanding accounts
• Reply and resolve, in a timely manner, tenant inquiries regarding operating costs and realty tax, working collaboratively with the Director, Accounts Receivable and Lease Administration team
• Verify, collect and process rent due, adjustments and other payments from tenants in Yardi
• Update information on the aged accounts receivable report on the 10th and the 20th of each month to reflect current status
• Liaise with Property Accountant in relation to property revenues and expenses to ensure completeness and accuracy
• Maintain analysis of utility accounts and prepare timely billings to metered tenants
• Assist with the preparation and input of property budget(s) and reforecasts
• Process manual billings for service-related charges
• Other duties as assigned

Performance Metrics
• Monthly rent (CAM, tax, and utility billings) to be collected by the 10th of each month
• Ensure no more than 4% of the total rent roll is outstanding at any time, not including pay as due taxes
• Pay as due taxes to be collected within 45 days of billing
• Meet all required deadlines
• Balance of any outstanding rents at accounts receivable cut-off to be less than 2%
• Execute accurate and timely year-end billings

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field
• University or College degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or another related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting or property administration position

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Real estate or property management experience an asset
• Good understanding of accounting principles, lease administration and collections
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office
• Experience in Yardi an asset
• Knowledge of insolvency proceedings is an asset
• Bilingualism (French/English) an asset (depending on location of property)

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
• Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a “take charge” attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meeting deadlines
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Senior Property Administrator

Cataraqui Centre - Kingston, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-12
Position Summary

The Senior Property Administrator’s primary responsibility is for daily, monthly, quarterly and annual financial transactions for the property including accounts receivable, collections, monthly charges, year-end charges and percentage rent. This role will work closely with the Accounting department at the Toronto Head Office on financial reporting and processes, and lease administration affecting the property.

Role

Role Responsibilities
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accruals
• Update, maintain and audit all tenant information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date
• Prepare and coordinate initial rent letter and rent notices to all tenants
• Timely & accurate entry of Specialty Leasing license agreements (including related storage agreements) into ERP system
• Complete the monthly tenant audit for submission to General Manager
• Reconcile rent roster on a monthly basis
• Assist with preparation and input of property budget(s)
• Manage and maintain accurate sales reports for the property
• Organize and collect supplementary tenant documentation including tenant insurance certificates, architectural certificates, and other pertinent documentation where required
• Resolve tenant operating cost issues
• Reply to tenant inquiries regarding operating costs and other payments
• Liaise with Property Accountants in relation to property revenues/expenses, etc.
• Verify, collect, process, and input rent due, adjustments and other payments from tenants in ERP system
• Recommend bad debt allowances and write-offs and report these to the General Manager
• Provide informational support to managers
• Administer and oversee petty cash dispersal and reconciliation (if applicable)
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision of Direct Reports
• Conduct annual performance reviews and coach direct report(s) accordingly
• Supervise, mentor and evaluate direct report(s) through formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability and to maximize productivity
• Actively participate in the hiring and training processes when required
• Provide regular updates & feedback to the General Manager

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years property administration experience
• Minimum 1 year supervising, coaching, and mentoring direct report(s)
• Experience in Real Estate or Property Management an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Bilingualism (French/English) an asset (depending on the location of the property)
• Knowledge and experience with property accounting software (Yardi preferred)
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Vice President, Information Technology

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-07
Position Summary

The VP, Information Technology is responsible for the development, management and support of the organization’s technology strategy, data management, and infrastructure systems. Core areas of responsibility include management of a team supporting a nationwide platform, as well as identifying and integrating new technologies that improve efficiencies within the organization.

Role

• Develop, communicate and win acceptance of multi-year technology plan that aligns with Primaris' strategic objectives
• Oversee Primaris' national network
• Lead the development of a modern computing environment including Cloud and traditional on-premises systems
• Provide direction to a team of software developers and ERP experts (insourced and outsourced)
• Work collaboratively with other departments on an ongoing basis to develop and implement smart building strategies
• Play a key role in the development of Primaris' digital strategy, include website development, E-commerce, loyalty, promotions, fulfillment, online payments and CRM systems
• Engage and develop partnerships in the Property Technology community
• Conduct operational reviews of the IT team, processes and technology to identify how well it meets stated and implied business goals and expectations
• Build relationships with all external clients and all Primaris employees
• Motivate, direct and evaluate all direct reports through regular formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and business plan creation
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education or Equivalent
• A University degree preferably in Business, Computer Science or related field, accounting designation, or technical designation

Years of Experience
• Minimum of 10 years management experience in IT operations and / or prior consulting experience in IT operations strongly preferred
• Working knowledge of Yardi is an asset
• Hands on IT operations experience
• Experience working in a public company an asset
• Experience working in real estate/property management an asset

Specialized skills, knowledge or certifications
• Experience in an IT management role in complex business environments
• Experience with IT cost management including budgeting, benchmarking, performance tracking, and various management accounting techniques
• Experience with IT operations frameworks
• Experience with Yardi an asset
• Estimating and planning projects at a detailed level
• Understanding of the business application of information technology, ability to identify business improvement opportunities and apply technical and process improvement solutions
• Knowledge of leading IT vendors and technology products
• Risk management skills and experience
• Knowledge in the area of process design and process improvement
• Knowledge of key drivers associated with M&A transactions as affected by technology/process related issues
• Experience with human change management

Competencies

• Strong coaching skills, providing support and fostering development of others
• Ability to manage client contacts
• Proactive, takes ownership of tasks and assignments, accepts responsibility for outcomes
• Ability to interact with senior management and influence decision makers
• Ability to diagnose opportunities with clients and propose solutions that meet the clients’ needs
• Immediate credibility with senior management through personal presence, demeanour and comfort at executive levels
• Clear, articulate and confident written and verbal communication skills; tailors presentation style to suit the needs of the audience
• Sound report writing skills
• Project management skills and experience
• Ability to lead in a team-centered environment and to lead teams with minimal supervision; builds consensus
• Strong analytical skills

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker x2

Place du Royaume - Chicoutimi, QC

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-03-31
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc. an asset
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

Park Place Mall - Lethbridge, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full TIme

POSTING DATE

2021-03-24
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc. an asset
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Supervisor, Guest Services

Medicine Hat Mall - Medicine Hat, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-03-17
Position Summary

The main responsibility of the Supervisor, Guest Service is to coordinate the delivery of outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is a multifaceted role which requires interaction with customers and tenants as well as coaching and supervising staff. This position is also responsible for administering and managing specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs, contests, etc.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants through assisting patrons with information about the property and events
• Hire, orient and train all new Guest Services Representatives
• Prepare shift schedules which provide optimum levels of service to both patrons & tenants
• Order and maintain Guest Services Uniforms
• Set-up new tenants on Centre’s Gift Card Program
• Prepare reports and balance Gift Card reconciliations regularly, in order to evaluate sales trends and prepare action plans where necessary
• Maintain a centralized database to log feedback from customers, retailers and staff
• Mediate and liaise between the customers and tenants when conflict arises with the goal to restore harmony amongst both parties, where appropriate
• Oversee Social Media platforms (if applicable)
• Assist in the execution of Marketing promotions and events at the Centre
• Oversee the administration of the “lost and found” program
• Manage Community and Non-Profit Bookings and ensure all contracts and insurance requirements are submitted and accurate
• Manage and oversee stocking of all mall related information throughout the property
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Oversee the use and maintenance of the “Parenting Room” (if applicable)
• Oversee the rental program and maintenance of strollers, wheelchairs, etc.
• Authorize refunds for property vending machines upon request
• Record correspondence and relay concerns from tenants and customers to appropriate departments
• Hold regular staff meetings to ensure effective communication
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision of Direct Reports
• Conduct annual performance reviews and coach direct reports accordingly
• Actively participate in the hiring and training processes when required
• Motivate, direct and evaluate all direct reports through regular formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions, to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability, and to maximize productivity

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• College diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a related field
• Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• Social Media knowledge an asset
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Positive and professional demeanor
• Ability to motivate, delegate and empower effectively
• Interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Knowledge of Health and Safety processes

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Accountant

Medicine Hat Mall - Medicine Hat, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-03-11
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-3 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset (Yardi Preferred)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

General Manager

Orchard Park Shopping Centre - Kelowna, BC

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-03-09
Position Summary

The General Manager is responsible for executing Primaris’ strategic vision in every aspect of the property including the financial, marketing, leasing and service divisions at the property. The General Manager will be accountable to all tenants, customers, employees and other stakeholders.

Role

• Ensure the interests, of the organization (financial and otherwise) are maintained and enhanced through development, communication and implementation of the Asset Management Plan, strategic plan, standard operating procedures and other vehicles of strategic growth
• Assist each department manager in the development and implementation of strategic plans for his/her team and division
• Provide leadership, develop and foster relationships with tenants, suppliers, staff and co-workers to increase team cohesiveness, through meetings and other methods
• Supervise, coach, and train direct reports in the areas of Operations, Maintenance, Marketing, Guest Services, Administration, Security, Specialty Leasing, etc. to ensure financial and service quality goals are not only met but exceeded
• Mentor and evaluate direct reports through formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability and to maximize productivity
• Actively participate in the hiring and training processes when required
• Work in partnership with leasing in the development of merchandise plans
• Mediate conflicts and liaise between and with tenants, suppliers, teams, customers, etc. on behalf of the organization to resolve or provide finality
• Develop short, mid and long term strategies to plan the net operating income stream of the property
• Ensure rent from all tenants is collected in full upon due date
• Deliver on reporting requirements, communications and responses to inquiries from various internal departments including senior management
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (e.g. tenants, the public, employees, etc.) when dealing with difficult issues
• Conduct informal daily and weekly property inspections to ensure high level of quality and efficient operations
• Develop positive public relations through participation in various community programs, such as occupying board positions and engaging in community activities
• Protect the interests of all stakeholders at all times
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
• BOMI courses or certifications
• Provincial Real Estate License preferred
• RPA, CPM, CSM or similar designation an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in shopping centre management with progressive levels of responsibility
• Minimum 3 years experience managing & leading a team

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Extensive knowledge of and experience using an ERP system (preferably Yardi)
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills
• Above average presentation skills
• Must be a strategic and focused individual who is committed to achieving goals using strategic plans and effective management skills
• Ability to work well within time constraints, able to effectively prioritize in a high demand environment
• Analytically minded with ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations as they arise
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Positive and professional demeanor
• Well-developed negotiation skills
• Makes solid decisions
• Effectively influences others in a positive manner
• Ability to motivate, delegate and empower effectively
• Interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Coordinator

Sunridge Mall - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-02-11
Position Summary

The Property Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to provide both general office administrative assistance to all internal and external customers, while also providing support to Property Administration. Please note this position reports to the General Manager.

Role

General Office Administrative Support:

• Perform Yardi administration, which may include;
o Scan and attach payables
o Collect and input sales figures
o Collect and verify tenant insurance
• Prepare presentations, reports, documents and communications/correspondence
• Photocopy, fax and maintain central filing systems & administrative files
• Enter, update, and verify various database information and electronic records
• Record and deposit accounts receivable
• Monitor inventory of office supplies and place orders when needed
• Ensure high standards of customer service are maintained
• Provide Reception duties as required
• Respond to general inquiries and/or refer to appropriate representatives
• Receive & direct incoming calls in a friendly and professional manner
• Receive, date stamp and prioritize incoming mail as well as arrange for outgoing mail & courier deliveries
• Administer & reconcile petty cash fund
• Assist in preparing presentations using Microsoft Office
• Record the minutes at administrative meetings
• Create & process necessary storage lease documentation for tenant and landlord execution
• Collect department hours from various supervisors for Payroll reporting
• Other duties as assigned

Functional Area Support (Property Administration):

• Collect, process and deposit tenant rent cheques
• Process daily deposits and prepare cheques for deposit
• Collection and timely input of monthly sales reports including annual certified sales reports
• Ensure timely and accurate processing of Accounts Payable invoices
• Follow up with supplier inquiries and outstanding statements
• Assist property administration with the preparation and coordination of correspondence and statements for distribution
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma
• Certificate or Diploma in Business/Office Administration preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-2 years’ experience in Office Administration
• 1-2 years’ experience in Accounting, Finance or a similar field an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of ERP software (preferably Yardi)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Takes initiative
• At ease with all levels of management (internal and external)
• Professional demeanor; courteous, diplomatic & always tactful
• Ability to develop effective working relationships
• Strong problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize in a changing environment
• Detailed oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Manager, Specialty Leasing

Cataraqui Centre - Kingston, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-02-02
Position Summary

The Specialty Leasing Manager’s primary responsibility is to create miscellaneous revenue for the Centre while ensuring business activity is in keeping with the Centre’s brand identity. The Manager’s responsibilities include revenue generating advertising, media and sponsorships, leasing temporary spaces, common areas, in line temporary locations and arrange vending. This individual is passionate with regard to quality design and merchandising standards.

Role

• Prospect vendors for temporary leasing, branded sponsorships and other miscellaneous income including media and vending
• Develop new and innovative ways to increase revenue for the Centre while maintaining high standards of presentation and service
• Maintain a robust database of clients, vendors and new contacts to be used for generating business relationships
• Represent the Centre in the community in order to build external relationships
• Liaise with Marketing and Operations to maintain branding strategies and develop new revenue opportunities
• Establish open and constant communication with all temporary tenants
• Regulate temporary tenant compliance with Centre rules and regulations regarding merchandising
• Document and administer the leasing of retail merchandising units, kiosks, in-line spaces, storage agreements and other miscellaneous revenue components
• Negotiate lease rates with potential vendors
• Create and effectively manage the Centre’s Specialty Leasing budget, including resolving discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner, monitoring revenue, allocation of funds and coding invoices
• Foster communication and relationships with the Leasing department, customers, tenants, corporate head offices, suppliers, staff and co-workers
• Remain well informed of recent developments in permanent Leasing and how it may impact the Specialty Leasing Program and the Centre
• Remain abreast of Specialty Leasing concepts, kiosk design and innovative trends through analyzing and reviewing data
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business or related field preferred

Years of Experience
• 3-5 years retail leasing or related experience, is preferred
• Retail management experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong understanding of leasing
• Real Estate/shopping centre knowledge and/or accreditations
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
• Excellent customer service skills
• Demonstrated strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities
• Proven self-starter
• Creative and outgoing
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Positive, team-focused attitude
• Conflict resolution skills
• Strong negotiation skills
• Bilingualism (English/ French) an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Manager, Specialty Leasing

Peter Pond Mall - Fort McMurray, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-01-27
Position Summary

The Specialty Leasing Manager primary responsibility is to create miscellaneous revenue for the Centre while ensuring business activity in keeping with the Centre’s brand identity. The positions responsibilities include revenue generating advertising, media and sponsorships, leasing temporary spaces, common areas, in line temporary locations, as well as events and promotions generating traffic for the centre. This individual is passionate with regard to quality design and merchandising standards.

Role

• Lease and prospect for temporary space for kiosk/carts, common area, in-line locations, temporary storage space, branded sponsorship and other sources of miscellaneous income including media and vending
• Develop new and innovative ways to increase revenue for the Centre while maintaining high standards of presentation and service
• Maintain a robust database of clients, vendors and new contacts to be used for generating business relationships
• Represent the Centre in the community in order to build external relationships
• Establish open and constant communication with all Tenants
• Negotiate lease rates with potential vendors
• Develop and effectively manage the Centre’s Specialty Leasing and Marketing budgets, including resolving discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner, monitoring revenue and expenses, allocation of funds and coding invoices
• Foster communication and relationships with the Leasing department, customers, tenants, corporate head offices, suppliers, staff and co-workers
• Remain well informed of recent developments in permanent Leasing and how it may impact the Specialty Leasing Program and the Centre
• Remain abreast of Specialty Leasing concepts, kiosk design and innovative trends through analyzing and reviewing data
• Work with licensees on the merchandising and operations of the licensed areas to ensure quality presentation of their product and service professionalism.
• Responsible for the Centre’s branding and marketing strategy in all areas; including advertising, events, charitable and community endeavors
• Coordinate and execute events and programs successfully using an assigned budget & ensuring accuracy and integrity in each program
• Coordinate and execute Centre marketing materials, displays and promotion installations
• Partner with IT and Management to develop and maintain the Centre’s website and social networking programs (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) by ensuring property, tenant and event details are current and accurate
• Research the market area and develop market data working with Director of Retail Strategy and Initiatives, local and national sources, and trade publications to respond to developments in marketing
• Monitor and report on marketing initiatives, including the gift card program and social media KPI’s
• Organize meetings with clients and suppliers to establish good relationships
• Review Primaris research such as traffic counters and intercept studies, in order to stay current with the marketplace
• Assist with media and advertising contract negotiations
• Ability to work longer hours during special events and seasonal peaks (weekends, holiday hours)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Marketing, Advertising, Business or related field is considered an asset
• Marketing I or II from ICSC an asset
• SLD and/or CMD considered an asset
• Use of Photoshop, Canva, or other graphic illustrator programs required.
• Public Relations considered an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in strategic marketing, event management, sales, sponsorship, retail leasing or related area/ experience
• Retail management experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong understanding of leasing
• Knowledge of retail management, marketing, and advertising with working knowledge of the media industry
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, sales and negotiation skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy
• Creative approach in both new tenancy and marketing initiatives with the ability to identify and roll out innovative solutions to generate new experiences for Tenants and consumers
• Willingness to usher in change and embrace new practices in a fast-paced and changing environment
• Experience in budget management
• Working knowledge of digital graphic programs/ software (Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Canva, etc.) in addition to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Self-starter
• Conflict resolution skills
• Negotiation skills
• Flexibility to work a varied schedule including some weekends and evenings; must be able to travel when required

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Accountant

McAllister Place - Saint John, NB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full TIme

POSTING DATE

2021-01-21
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-3 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset (Yardi Preferred)
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com