Junior Project Accountant

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 10-04-2018
Reporting to the Sr. Financial Analyst in the PMO the Junior Project Accountant is responsible for monitoring the financial progress of projects and providing project management support over the entire project life cycle (from initiation, planning, execution, control, to closing). 

The Job:
  • Maintains project files and project related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Assists the Financial Analyst in maintaining project budgets, providing internal distribution of financial information to evaluate profitability and performance of the project compared to budget
  • Assists the Financial Analyst to investigate project variances, prepares variance reports to submit to management
  • Assists Project Managers with other reports or documentation as required
  • Supports the Financial Analyst to prepare project revenue calculations and monthly revenue analysis
  • Prepares invoices related to all billable projects
  • Responds to customer inquiries as appropriate
  • Adheres to Operations project schedule for weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting activities
You Bring:
  • Business-related university degree or college diploma and/or courses in accounting or business
  • 2 - 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly accurate
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Ability to multi-task; working knowledge of general accounting software, MAS 500 would be an asset
Other: Familiarity with project concepts, contracts, change order documents

*Due to the nature of our company, all employees must pass specific security criteria. Only candidates who are Canadian citizens or have PR status and who satisfy security clearance criteria will be considered.

Our offices are conveniently located in Burnaby near Willingdon and Hwy 1, close to transit, bike routes and running trails.  We have free parking, secure bike lock up and showers.
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