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Accounting Co-op (Summer 2021 4-Month Term)

Oxford Properties

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted January 4, 2021.

Why join us?

Are you looking to join an innovative, global real estate company who builds communities and connects people to exceptional places? If so, we would love to tell you our story.At Oxford, our culture is truly one of a kind. Across business lines and around the world, we embrace the complex and tackle opportunities with speed and agility. We are ambitious and humble, forward looking and service-focused. We get stuff done, and have fun doing it! We take great pride in contributing to the communities where we live. We believe that what is good for the environment is good for business. Together we deliver exceptional experiences to our over 2 million daily customers.

*This position is for Summer 2021, with 4 or 8 month terms available.

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

We are looking for highly motivated students to join our North American, Corporate and Property Accounting teams at our downtown Toronto head office. In these roles you will have the opportunity to put your accounting and analytical skills to work, assisting the team with full cycle accounting (e.g. month-end and quarter-end closing entries, bank reconciliations, account reconciliations, cash distributions, payments, variance analysis), financial statement preparation (for non-consolidated structures), various group projects and initiatives and our forecasting and budgeting process. Our Accounting teams support our real estate management platform and reporting for our real estate assets in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. As such, you will have the opportunity to learn about a world class real estate portfolio and the dynamic organization that manages it.

We are looking for a candidate with strong attention to detail, analytical skills, problem solving abilities and overall business acumen who can research issues, assist with ad hoc projects and requests, and multitask in a complex environment. In your role, you will have the opportunity to support activities related to Oxford’s Finance and Strategy Team’s Learning and Culture platforms.

Oxford is also a pre-approved training office for our Property Accountant and Financial Analyst roles, as such, if you are a registered CPA student your experience during your work term will immediately count as relevant experience towards the CPA designation.

To succeed in this role, you have:

• Must be enrolled in University or College
• 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.