Project Accountant

Position Reports To: Accounting Manager & Chief Financial Officer

Duties: Set up projects in accounting systems accurately and timely, create or approve progress billings, collaborate with project managers to align project plans with financial goals, evaluate project progress relative to budgetary constraints, compile information for auditors, provide recommendations for process improvement, and assist the Accounting Manager with ad-hoc projects.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

General Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of 2 years of accounting experience.
  • Pursuing a CPA designation considered an asset but not required.
  • Accurate data entry skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel.
  • Experience with Sage 300 or similar ERP systems preferred.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Timely problem identification and resolution.

Onsite Responsibilities

  • Set up projects in the accounting systems, ensuring accurate and timely implementation
  • Create or approve all progress billings to customers in accordance with approval procedures and processes
  • Respond to requests for more detail from clients
  • Work closely with project managers to provide financial insight and support, and to ensure that project plans algin with financial goals
  • Collaborate with the projects team to resolve issues related to incorrect coding and commitment discrepancies
  • Evaluate the progress of construction projects relative to budgetary constraints
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
  • Provide recommendations on process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Assist the Accounting Manager with ad-hoc projects as required.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $60,000.00-$75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Have you completed post-secondary education in Accounting or Finance?
  • Are you pursuing or have you completed any accounting certifications, such as a CPA designation?
  • Have you used Sage 300 or similar ERP systems in previous roles?
  • How would you rate your proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel?
  • Have you previously set up projects in accounting systems and ensured accurate implementation?
  • What interests you most about this position and our company?
  • Do you have any relevant certifications, training, or experiences not mentioned in your resume that you think would be beneficial for this role?

Experience:

  • Accounting: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

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