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Project Accountant

Organization:
EllisDon
Industry:
Globally Integrated Enterprises
Number of Positions:
1
Application Deadline:
Feb 22, 2019
Start Date:
Feb 25, 2019
End Date:
Jun 28, 2019
Division:
Location:
Mississauga,ON

Job Description:

We recognize that the construction industry is changing at a rapid pace and we continually strive to be at the forefront. Our core values empower people to deliver great careers and develop creative solutions for complex problems on some of the most intricate projects. It doesn’t matter what your expertise and craft is – there are no boundaries. We are a group of leading professionals with a variety of expertise: engineers, investment bankers, superintendents, estimators, software engineers, accountants, lawyers, marketing and communications consultants, sustainability professionals, and project managers. As you can see, we are a diverse bunch.

 

You as a Project Accountant will:

  • Read and understand project related contracts and subcontractor documentation to ensure project set up procedures are aligned with contract terms and conditions
  • Collect, reconcile, seek approval and process all project related subcontractor payments, general expenditures, internal hourly payroll costing allocations and all other financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner in order to meet all contract payment terms
  • Assemble client billing packages in accordance with approval procedures and processes to ensure client is in receipt of billings on a timely basis and payments are received as per contract terms and conditions
  • Maintain accurate and timely cash flow data, both current and forecasted as compared to projected cash flow assumed in financial model (as applicable to the project)
  • Assist the Project Manager in preparing monthly  reports for owner/consultant and internal reporting

 

Is this the right role for you?

  • You have post-secondary education in Business Administration/Commerce/Finance
  • One to three years of relevant accounting experience in a construction environment or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience
  • You have the ability to correctly identify financial situations and produce logical solutions to support a project team/business area
  • You demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and analytical skills as well as a keen willingness to work independently and on-site at project locations

Employer Question 1:

Please describe how your previous experience is relevant to this position.

Employer Question 2:

This position is located in Mississauga, is this commutable for you?

Employer Question 3:

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