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Greystar is looking for dedicated and hard-working individuals who want to help us continue to be the best as what we do. Today, we are the largest rental housing operator and developer in the US and one of the largest global investment management companies, delivering industry-leading services to investors, clients, and residents. We offer unrivaled professional development and career growth opportunities to our team members and look forward to welcoming you to Greystar, where our people are what make us the Global Leader in Rental Housing.

Job Responsibilities

The Canada Development Accountant will be responsible for preparing and maintaining the financial information for multiple large projects. Monthly duties will include preparation of draws and financial statements, initiating wire payments and recording in Oracle, distributing information to partners, and answering queries. The position will be part of a regionally focused accounting team, collaborating to achieve department and company-wide goals. The Accountant must have the ability to work both independently and within a team setting.


•    Financial Accounting – Applies generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and/or international financial reporting standards (IFRS) to oversee and approve financial transactions and reports by checking calculations, reviewing support, reconciling transactions and schedules. Develops and implements accounting control procedures based on company standards. Analyzes revenue and expenditure trends and recommending appropriate budget levels to ensure expenditure control.

•    Cost Accounting & Budget Management – Assists with management of development budgets for all aspects of the project life cycle. Completes various forecasting and analysis to ensure accuracy and completeness of job cost reports. 

•    Cash Management – Accurately and timely manages all assigned cash accounts. Performs monthly bank reconciliations, wire transfers, deposits, and other payment processes to ensure vendors are paid in a timely manner.  Effectively works with corporate and development teams to accurately forecast cash needs.

•    Project Abstracts – Develops a general understanding of the underlying agreements and investment materials for assigned projects. Works to become familiar with the specific sections that are relevant to better understand the overall structure, including commitments, cost classifications, JV and lender requirements, and project fees. 

•    Customer Relationships - Establishes and maintains professional communication with all internal and external project stakeholders. Ensures customer satisfaction by responding to various requests from external investors, lenders, and others related to financial reports and development draws/capital calls.  

•    Collaboration – Establishes and maintains professional communication with all internal and external project stakeholders. Develops working relationships with other departments including but not limited to; Accounts Payable, Finance, Asset Management, Property Management, Development and Construction.
 •    Annual Audits - Acts as liaison to internal and external auditors by explaining journal entries and other financial transactions.  Provides research and information as requested and answering questions necessary to complete the audit in a timely manner. 

Compensation is based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

Corporate Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on individual and company performance.

Onsite Property Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for a discretionary weekly, monthly and/or quarterly bonus based on budget.

Greystar seeks to attract, recruit, advance and retain top talent. Greystar’s compensation strategy is tailored to appropriately reward the skillset and experience that a team member will bring to the organization.

Robust Benefits Offered for Full-time Team Members:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

  • 401(k) with Company Match (eligibility required) 

  • Short-term & Long-term Disability

  • Critical Illness/Accident/Hospital Indemnity Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Paid Time Off: Time off benefits include vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick time and parental leave

For Union and Prevailing Wage roles compensation and benefits may vary from the listed information above due to Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or local governing authority.

Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Greystar team member? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Professional
  • Risk-Taker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Strategic
  • Communicator



Health insurance (including company-paid opportunities) is offered, along with competitive dental and vision insurance plan options

Retirement Planning

Flexible Spending Accounts and Employer-matched 401(k) plans are offered

Paid Time Off

Full-time team members receive generous paid time off – including your birthday! – as well as paid sick leave, personal days, and company holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Maternal and paternal paid leave is available for the birth or adoption of a child

Professional Development

Ongoing support is available for career advancement opportunities in addition to corporate training programs

Employee Assistance

Experienced counselors are available 24/7 for confidential assistance to listen and help you find solutions at no cost to you

Note: Outlined benefits may vary by international region.

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