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Who We Are

RioCan is one of Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT). We own, manage and develop retail-focused, increasingly mixed-use properties in Canada's major markets. We pioneered the REIT concept almost 30 years ago and have transformed Canadian real estate. 

We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers and a Greater Toronto's Top Employer. At RioCan, you can build a career with real impact and longevity. You get the stability and resources of an established company and the entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit of a start-up. Life at RioCan is dynamic and fast-paced. We know that great ideas can come from anywhere, and we empower our people to suggest and implement them. We value different voices and perspectives and appreciate that the unique backgrounds and identities we each bring to our jobs make the whole business stronger. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

This role is based in RioCan’s Calgary Regional Office and is responsible for supporting the needs of RioCan’s Western Canada Tenant Construction team. You will be involved in all construction coordinator activities relating to new and existing tenants’ and capex projects. RioCan’s Western Canadian Portfolio, comprising of 43 centres with approximately 1,600 CRUs, and a GLA of 7.5 million square feet in 10 jurisdictions in BC, Alberta and Manitoba.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Project Manager on all administration plus…
  • Draft and review of project documents
  • Change Orders, Change Notices / Change Request etc…
  • Track and coordinate approvals of the aforementioned, including CCDC contract.
  • Participate / organize Tender process – invite, collect and prepare analysis. 
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports, perform routine audits / checks of existing project and team trackers - Communicate possible errors to and resolve with team members.
  • Assist in the preparation of Construction Budgets for proposed new Tenant leases, including soliciting quotations and project research.
  • Drawing review, including coordination review, lease and RioCan standards compliance, tenant construction and signage drawings.
  • Ensure projects comply to RioCan’s design standards and needs.
  • Liaise with internal and external parties, asset management, leasing, tenant experience, property management, contractors, consultants, designers, architects, municipalities and tenants on various projects simultaneously.
  • Ensure tenant documentation is completed and correct for their construction.
  • Work with vendors to ensure AR’s / AP’s are moving forward 
  • Basic project accounting, including vendor set-up, purchase order creation, and receipting.
  • Work closely with Head Office Contracts Manager – ensure compliance – track AR’s, AP’s, Accruals, issuance of Purchase Orders and assist in reforecasting and cash flow etc.
  • Other duties / projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • RioCan is looking for a well-rounded individual with a background in construction management and construction accounting. Specific qualifications would include:
  • University Degree / College Diploma in relevant field of study
  • Candidate must demonstrate initiative in continuous learning.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a Construction Coordination role.
  • Real estate development experience is considered an asset.
  • Experience with lease documentation is considered an asset.
  • Basic understanding in “reading and understanding” Project drawings, municipal requirements, and process.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Basic accounting skills, including AP, AR, budget tracking, reporting, purchase order creation, receipting.
  • Experience with accounting software, Yardi or JDE strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Outlook, MS Teams, Sharepoint and AdobeSign.
  • Experience with budget forecasting, creating spreadsheets, troubleshooting, project planning, interpreting legal documents, accounting, interpreting specs and standards, AutoCAD and/or Revit Experience would be an asset.
  • Curious and willing to learn.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Proven customer service with both external and internal clients.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Proven fiscal acumen and math skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Self-starter and independent learner.

 

Why join RioCan?

We believe in rewarding you for what you do and investing in your career and long-term success. Our total rewards and perquisites program is designed to fit and enrich your life physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. We offer eligible employees: 

Work / Life Balance that prioritizes YOU. Enjoy a hybrid work model with flexible work hours, an extra-long weekend with our RioCan Cares Day, and half days before every long weekend in the summer.

Professional Growth and Development that includes a continuing education reimbursement, a mentorship and leadership development program, on-demand online learning, and cross-training opportunities. 

An Extensive Health and Benefits Program that includes health and dental benefits for you and your family starting on day one, a healthcare spending account, an employee family and assistance program, virtual healthcare, and other resources.

A Comprehensive Retirement Program to help prepare our employees for the future. This includes matching employee contributions in a retirement savings plan, pension plan, and an employee unit purchase plan.

Additional Perks and Benefits that include paid time off, parental leave top-up, various employee discounts, employee referral and recognition programs, and opportunities to participate in community initiatives, committees, and social events throughout the year. 

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all paths to get here. RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please let us know, and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.

Click here to learn more about who we are and what a career at RioCan can look like for you. You can also visit us at www.riocan.com.

RioCan brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds, and creates spaces where we can all prosper.  People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all kinds of paths to get here.

We are committed to creating an environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. We value different voices and perspectives, and appreciate that unique backgrounds and identities make our organization stronger.

RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.