Project Accountant

Grande Prairie East, ALBERTA | 9 months | Deadline: ;
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AECOM

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Project Accountant to be based in our Grande Prairie, Alberta location.
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful individual will be a member of the team responsible for analyzing and reporting the results of multiple Operations Centre(s) activities or Projects.
May include the following responsibilities:
  • Thorough understanding of customer agreements and contracts
  • Under limited supervision, perform regular reviews of job performance and ensure jobs are properly set up, maintained and closed upon completion
  • Sign off job set ups, budgets, rate tables, change management documents and job closes
  • Ensure all contractual obligations for project accounting are fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner, working with customers diligently to address any issues
  • Perform month end review and entries, adjustments, accruals, reconciliations and revenue recognition
  • Set-up and maintenance of Job Rate Table(s)
  • Ad hoc Reporting requirements as necessary
  • Support the Finance Manager as required
  • Drive process improvement and implementation of best practices within the functional group, including taking initiative to identify gaps and areas of opportunity
  • Assist in any Client, Internal, and External audits and other attests
  • Analysis of job margins and operating performance against budgets
  • Perform gross margin analysis and identify potential gross margin opportunities and risks in a timely fashion
  • Variance investigation and reporting
  • Providing cost analysis and reports to measure actual to planned job progress for forecasting
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned not otherwise captured in this position description.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting
  • Professional Designation is required (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
  • 5-7 years of professional experience
  • Proven proficiency within a senior accounting or finance function within an industrial contracting company
  • Professional accounting experience including job costing, financial analysis and financial reporting
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to deal with change in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service skills, both internal and external
  • Able to multi-task, be adaptable and adhere to deadlines
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills; planning
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel is required; as well as proficiency with computerized accounting software programs, preferably Oracle

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience with construction, manufacturing, and/or trucking industries would be definite asset

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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