Senior Accountant

Templeton Properties


Seeking: Senior Accountant who is highly motivated and ideally has experience in the Property Management field.

Experience Required: A minimum of 3 years in a senior accounting, controller, or assistant controller position.

Skills Desired: Verbal and written communication are vital. Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions. Attention to accuracy and detail required.

Credentials Preferred: BA, BS, or BCom degree required (Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics) or equivalent certification and experience.


  • Managing accounting practices and procedures
  • Supporting/supervising the day-to-day activities of the accounting team
  • Creating monthly financial statements and variance analyses accurately and timely
  • Verifying and executing rent rolls and payroll
  • Completing year-end working papers
  • Managing cash flow
  • Working hand in hand with the operations team in order to ensure receivables are collected on time and expenses are in line with budgets


Salary: Templeton Properties typically offers competitive compensation packages. Salary is negotiable within given range and is commensurate with experience.

Healthcare and Benefits: We offer several benefits including health and dental care, company events, free parking, and paid vacation.

Company and Lifestyle: Templeton Properties values the talents and abilities of our employees and seeks to foster an open, cooperative, and dynamic environment in which employees and the company can thrive. We strive to foster a culture of equity, productivity, and satisfaction.

Work/Life Balance: We strongly believe in a healthy work/life balance. Our office operates on an 8-hour shift, Monday to Friday.

LOCATION: We are located in the heart of South End, Halifax, conveniently located near several universities, schools, hospitals, grocery stores, recreational activities, and many businesses.

CULTURE: Templeton Properties is a long-standing family business that is deeply rooted in the Halifax housing scene over the last 45 years. As a family-owned and operated business, trusted customer service is our #1 priority. We aim to extend that sense of family to our residents as we meet their needs in a timely and friendly matter.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Halifax, NS: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you have Accounting experience in Canada?


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • Accounting: 3 years (required)

Work Location: One location

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