PROJECT ACCOUNTANT

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  • Job Category:

    Finance_Accounting
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30062671

Description

Our client, a Construction Company in Calgary, is looking to add an experienced Project Accountant to their growing team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate would be responsible for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to clients and payments are collected.  If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please apply below.

Job Description
  • Maintain project-related records, including contract and change orders
  • Lead in budget development and cost forecasting
  • Prepare monthly internal reports as well as client cost reports 
  • Authorize access to project accounts and the transfer of expenses 
  • Responsible for invoice verification for project related costs
  • Ensure timely payment to subcontractors and vendors 
  • Participate in the resolution of issues in execution of cost and schedule to verify effective planning and implementation of cost management processes
  • Responsible for monthly accrual information 
  • Analyzing and corroborating data for internal and external cost reports
  • Prepare and lead in budget analysis, commitments, actual cost and cost variances
  • Investigate project variances and report any issues to management
  • Prepare customer invoices, review and follow up on outstanding accounts receivable 
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors

Candidate Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting
  • 3+ years’ financial experience in the construction industry
  • Previous experience in project accounting and financial analysis
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Proficiency in computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Project
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and work with tight deadlines 
  • Extremely organized and focused
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