Peter Cheung is motivated to add value to communities and ultimately, people’s lives. What drives him is creating win-win situations for everybody. Peter’s leadership has inspired confidence and trust with Alture’s team, partners and investors leading to multiple real estate investing awards. He led several of Alture’s early development successes in Alberta and is responsible for financing, structuring and managing Alture’s project Partnerships. Peter graduated with a B.Sc. from Simon Fraser University.
Winston is inspired by how real estate creates wealth for investors personally, and also contributes greatly to the healthy economic growth of a community. Winston has an extensive background in the Chinese banking industry with the Standard Chartered Bank for 20 years prior to joining the Tri City Mortgage Group as Senior Advisor. Winston started Magusta Developments (BC) Ltd. – a major real estate development company building high rises and large single family developments.
Jack is a seasoned lawyer and entrepreneur with a personal passion for photography and how it inspires people. Jack graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. from the Osgoode Hall Law School. Appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1968 he earned a Masters in Law degree in Business Law at York University. He practiced securities, corporate and business law in Toronto until 1994. Since then, Jack has managed a family company providing consulting and mentoring services in real estate, mortgages, start-ups, and other entrepreneurial pursuits.
Michael von Hausen
Director of Special Projects
Michael is in the business of planning, designing and building great communities that inspire and add value in every dimension of community life. He brings over 35 years of experience from across North America in areas of public and private sector design, development and finance. He is President of MVH Urban Planning & Design Inc. and Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University. Michael graduated from Harvard University with a master’s degree in urban design and a specialty in real estate development.
Director of Finance
Winnie takes the details seriously and enjoys the complexity and challenges of development finance, from imagination to profitable completion. Winnie is responsible for the finance and accounting function in Alture. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Dongbei, Dalian, China, and her MBA/CGA at Laurentian University. Before immigrating, Winnie worked for Dalian Municipal Construction Holdings Ltd., in Dalian China.
Communications & Investor Relations
Denise switched her area of specialty for the exciting idea that she could have a direct impact on where and how people live. With over 10 years of experience in Sales and Marketing, Denise is the eternal multi-tasker and master of keeping her cool. As the Investor Relations Manager at Alture, she is responsible for keeping all investors informed on the growth of the company while promoting opportunities for new business. Prior to joining Alture, Denise worked in Hong Kong for 7 years at The Economist managing client relationships with CXO’s and Business Heads of multinational corporations in emerging markets. She received her B.A. with a Major in Psychology at The University of British Columbia.
Moe believes that contemporary design and quality construction are the core elements in real estate development. He brings 20 years of dynamic experience in architecture, construction and real estate development. His experience includes large scale projects and high-rise buildings across Canada, US and the Middle East. Moe holds a Bachelor Degree in Architecture and a MBA from the University of Northern British Colombia. He is also registered as a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Daniel takes great satisfaction by helping clients with their purchase and knowing that he helped build and shape the space in which they live. Daniel coordinates and supports development management on Alture’s projects, liaising with architects, construction and project managers to ensure due diligence is performed to pro forma. He has extensive experience on the Residential and Commercial sides of the real estate market in Greater Vancouver. Daniel comes from a detailed beginning in the luxury home markets of North and West Vancouver.
Beverly is grateful to be able to take part in creating affordable dream homes for homeowners. Beverly is a graduate from Capilano University with a concentration in both accounting and marketing. As an Accounting Associate, Beverly supports the Finance Director and also helps run day to day operations. She likes meeting new people especially those that have a passion for food and music. In her free time she enjoys trying out coffee shops and volunteering in her community.
Taylor is passionate about developing beautiful, sustainable buildings and adding value along the way. As an investment analyst he is tasked with making this passion attainable as well as feasible. He enjoys working with his team to solve complicated problems in a creative manner. He is constantly analyzing all projects by Alture to ensure investors are making a healthy return. Taylor attended the University of Western Ontario (UWO) where he studied finance and economics as well as played on the varsity rugby team.
What Matters To Us
With a commitment to building strong communities both here and abroad, we have teamed up with a Vancouver-based non-profit organization that shares our love for innovation and human connection.
We have partnered up with Imagine1Day and are committed to building a new school in Ethiopia every time we complete a project. We are excited to be building our 1st school in 2017.
Imagine1Day works to provide education opportunities in rural Ethiopian communities. Their team has partnered with 487 schools and built 43 schools from the ground up, donated 83,620 textbooks, and transformed the lives of 265,000 individuals through training and teaching.
The first school we have chosen to support is a primary school called Haro Boqa, located in the Sinana district, Oromia region, South of Addis Ababa. This school which includes new gender segregated latrines and a library, will provide access to 416 boys and 858 girls, and will also provide early childhood education (ECE) to the community. ECE access has been shown to significantly reduce grade 1 drop out rates, and improve learning outcomes in early grade reading and math.
Alture Properties is an award winning real estate development team dedicated to creating industry-leading, sustainable projects. We are a dynamic team with varying backgrounds, each of us bringing unique skill sets that complement each other, with a unified goal of creating quality, sustainable developments for home buyers and investors. In short — we care about making a positive impact on how people live.
CULTURE & PHILOSOPHY
We understand that good work comes from genuine intentions so we do everything with ‘people’ in mind. Whether they are our home buyers, investors, or fellow team mates, we are all about creating win-win situations and creating positive experiences for the betterment of those around us. We encourage ourselves and one another to always learn and grow, and this has allowed us to enjoy continued growth as a company.
We’re always on the hunt for amazing talent. If you feel you have what it takes and want to join a team that’s making a difference, email us at email@example.com
Summary: The Accounting Manager will be responsible for smooth finance, accounting and all administrative functioning, and support services for other departments and CEO. The Accounting Manager will directly report to the CEO.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements: The Accounting Manager will have an academic and/or applied background that includes the following:
- A minimum Bachelor of business administration or finance or equivalent
- Minimum 3 years’ experience with financial planning, forecast and budget management
- Experience leading an administrative support team
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Advanced computer skills especially in Accounting software and all Microsoft applications especially Excel
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures
- Keep knowledge up-to-date about generally accepted accounting practices and standards and have a strong knowledge of provincial government policies and procedures
- Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
- Full cycle accounting and cash flow management and reporting. Assist with year-end audits.
- Manage Monthly/Quarterly government reporting (GST, WCB & Source Deductions)
- Payroll and benefit administration
- Take a leadership role in developing and implementing strategic human resource planning for the office.
- Lead contact with government agents, legal and accounting professional
- Office management: Customer Service, Office supplies order
- Ensure Alture’s system provides a high level of effective management of data, information and technology and provide adequate controls, security and functionality to support the deliverables of the corporate objectives
Reporting: Accounting Manager will report directly to the CEO. The Accounting Manager will also work closely with the Development Manager, to obtain current information on project schedule and support them further in providing current financial information on projects.
Position Performance and Evaluation: The position compensation and evaluation will be completed on an annual basis with quarterly performance reviews.