Job Posting - Assistant Manager
Morguard is a fully integrated real estate company. We own, manage and invest in high-quality, well-located, geographically diversified assets across North America. We have built our business with strong leadership and a proven management platform that have generated substantial, risk-adjusted returns – and significant long-term growth. With 40 years of experience and a dynamic team of more than 1,500 professionals, our commitment is to realize the potential of real estate through value creation and operational excellence. Today, our total assets owned and under management is valued at $21.9 billion.
At Morguard, our employees are the company’s greatest investment. We make people our priority and strive to create a culture of respect, inclusion, health and safety, and equal opportunity to support employees to meet their goals. Our team is made up of professionals with deep knowledge of servicing apartment communities, who are passionate about what they do and who want to be the best in the business. When you join Morguard, you join a strong and committed team.
The Assistant Manager reports directly to and fully supports the Community Manager in all functions. It is a training ground for promotion into Community Management. The Assistant Manager is a team player and must motivate and supervise multiple employees.
The Assistant Manager is responsible for a significant portion of the on-site accounting functions, as well as leasing apartments. This position also fills the role of the person-in-charge when the primary manager is not present. He or she must have excellent working knowledge of Yardi property management software. He or she must analyze financial budgets and make necessary operating adjustments to improve the revenue stream and cost efficiencies. Candidates should be very organized, detail oriented and strong in: budget control, team building/motivation, marketing, resident retention and resident relations. Assistant Community Managers provide high quality resident service and fulfill resident service requests through the Maintenance Technicians and other service associates. Some weekends and early evenings will be required.
Minimum 2 years experience in property management is required, as well as a positive, “can-do” attitude, professionalism and a high level of enthusiasm. Candidate should have a strong marketing and leasing background and thorough knowledge of Fair Housing Laws. The following skills are preferred: accounting, sales, customer service, strong computer literacy (familiarity with Excel, MS Word, e-mail and the Internet). Yardi is strongly preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. High School diploma required, college degree ideal. Professional designation (CAM, ARM, CPM, etc.) helpful. Drug test, credit / criminal background check and reliable transportation required.