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Senior Financial Analyst

Finance - Toronto

We are looking for a detail-oriented and strategically minded Senior Financial Analyst to join our finance team at Properly. In this role, you will be a vital part of the business by helping to build our systems and processes related to FP&A, accounting, investment, budgeting, unit economics and financial policy. You will report directly to the Director of Finance. 

About Properly:

At Properly, we are on a mission to make real estate customer-centric. We envision a future in which real estate transactions involve dramatically less friction and surprising simplicity, and where Properly is the first choice of all Canadians throughout the entire experience of buying, selling and owning a home. Check out our CEO’s note on the culture we are trying to craft at Properly. 

Properly is headquartered in Toronto. We have a foundation of experienced operators on our team (Uber, Wealthsimple, Wave, Ritual, Mozilla, McKinsey, Shopify, Blackberry, etc.) and have raised over $115 million in funding from investors including FJ Labs, Prudence, Golden Ventures, iNovia Capital, AlleyCorp (Kevin Ryan), Silicon Valley Bank and others. We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diverse experiences and perspectives because they make our team more successful.

 

What you will do:

  • Learn all processes used in finance, budgeting, tax and financial reporting
  • Prepare, review and analyze financial statements and reports
  • Work with outsourced bookkeeping services to post transactions and prepare month-end reconciliations, and evaluate which bookkeeping processes should be brought in-house 
  • Support cash flow optimization by managing accounts receivable and accounts payable balances
  • Design, implement and enforce internal controls
  • Assist with budgeting and monthly close processes
  • Track KPIs and prepare financial reports for cross-functional teams
  • Support tax reporting processes, including working with external advisors on the preparation of annual income tax returns and SR&ED claims
  • Understand, manage and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and regulatory bodies 
  • Coordinate with external auditors for interim and year-end financial statement audits 

What you bring to the table:

  • CA, CPA designation
  • 3+ years of audit or tax experience from a financial services firm or an industry finance team 
  • Experience assessing, understanding and developing internal controls
  • Willingness own accounting processes and learn from execution
  • Able to work independently, and solve problems with limited direction
  • Comfort juggling multiple files and deadlines
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Desire to grow within the organization and help develop and execute on finance processes

It would be a bonus if:

  • You have an interest or expertise in real-estate
  • You have worked with an accounting software, preferably Xero
  • You bring technical expertise in ASPE and/or IFRS
  • You bring experience with budgets, payroll and/or tax compliance
  • You have a tech-savvy mindset and the desire to adopt new technologies and concepts
  • Your professional experience was with both private and public clients, ideally outside of the financial services industry

At Properly, you'll have:

  • Competitive cash and equity compensation
  • Unlimited vacation days and a flexible work day; we care about outcomes over schedule
  • Lots of team events and social activities
  • Top of market maternal and paternal leave
  • Excellent healthcare benefits
  • Personal development budget; we support our team members' growth
  • Employee discount on Properly’s services