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Accounting Co-op

Job ID:
Job Type:
Co-op Student
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Category:
Accounting / Auditing / Finance
Oxford Properties
Closing Date:
March 25, 2019

Why join us?

We are looking for highly motivated students to join our North American team at our downtown Vancouver head office during the Summer term for a 4 month work term, starting in May 2019.

You will be an important member of an engaged, high-reaching team—part of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth. We take great pride in leading the industry by earning respect through every interaction, every day. We go above and beyond to protect and grow relationships by anticipating needs, being honest and considerate and valuing customers as genuine partners.

As a member of this team, you will be responsible for:

• assisting the property administration team in various accounts payable and accounts receivable duties, including but not limited to:
• processing and reconciling invoices,
• vendor set ups and updates
• A/R follow ups and collections
• manual billings for tenant chargebacks
• managing the insurance certificate process
• maintaining tenant files
• providing assistance in the budgeting process.

We are looking for a candidate with strong attention to detail, analytical skills, problem solving abilities and overall business acumen who can research issues, and multitask in a complex environment.

To succeed in this role, you:

• Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business, preferably in an Accounting stream
• Tech savvy - highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Very strong communication skills - high level of interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication;
• Resourceful - strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to research;
• Hard working and you learn quickly - self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and high level of attention to detail;
• Adaptable to change – you thrive in organizations that constantly evolve and adapt;
• A team player – you embrace collaborative sharing of knowledge within a teamwork environment; and
• High performing - driven to achieve results and continuously striving to deliver the highest performance through creative thinking.

Our story:

OMERS is one of Canada’s leading pension funds. We invest over $85 billion for more than 470,000 plan members and their families. Our investment professionals use a direct-drive, active management strategy to invest in public and private markets from our offices in Toronto, New York, London and Sydney. We are committed to earning superior returns by attracting world-class investors and by building a culture of excellence.

Established in 1960, Oxford Properties Group is the real estate arm of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest pension funds with over $85 billion in assets. Today, Oxford is a global platform for real estate investment, development and management, with over 2,000 employees and over $45 billion of assets that it manages for OMERS and on behalf of its co-owners and investment partners. Headquartered in Toronto, Oxford has regional offices in Calgary, New York, Boston, Washington, DC, Singapore, Sydney and London, each with a team of talented professionals with deep real estate expertise and local market insight. For more information about us visit www.oxfordproperties.com.

OMERS is committed to having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we live and work. Diversity and Inclusion at OMERS means we respect and value the broadest range of experiences, geographies, gender, ethnicities and perspectives as key elements of our culture. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

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