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Property Analyst / Lease Administrator in Toronto at NYGÅRD

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nygård International, Canada’s leading fashion company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel is seeking a qualified/motivated Property Analyst / Lease Administrator to join our Toronto team. If your career goal is to join a leading edge, global company that will provide great opportunities for career advancement, then look no further.

The Property Analyst / Lease Administrator is responsible for the administration and resolution of leases and property specific issues. The ideal candidate will possess a business focused and hands on approach in business performance, key performance indicators, negotiation, property and lease analysis. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer company leases and resolve property specific issues
  • Provide financial, KPI, and ad hoc reporting
  • Directly contact and negotiate with property managers
  • Read and edit lease agreements to ensure they are consistent with company requirements
  • Prepare business case analysis to recommend new stores and strategic initiatives
  • Manage project schedules and critical paths for opening / relocation & closing stores
  • Manage pre-construction submissions of drawings and information to Landlords
  • Provide month-end & year-end oversight to retail accounting to ensure lease terms are correct
  • Manage critical dates for renewals and options to terminate
  • Communicate with landlords and other departments regarding repairs and maintenance
  • Identify, research, and implement cost savings measures
  • Lead the implementation of a new Lease Software System

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications:

  • 5+ years demonstrated property / lease administration and accounting experience
  • Demonstrated experience/ability to negotiate successfully
  • Strong understanding of lease and contract terms language
  • Seeks innovative ways to perform better, faster and more efficiently
  • Self-starter with proactive problem solving skills 
  • Professional accounting designation preferred (CA, CPA)
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (predominantly in Excel)
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable in dealing with all levels of Senior Management as well as construction


Education: An undergraduate degree in with a concentration in Real Estate, Finance, Business, or Accounting or equivalent education and experience

Nygård International will provide support in the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact 1-416-598-6919 or

Nygård International offers a competitive compensation package and provides significant opportunities for growth and career development.  We thank all applicants for their interests but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume.