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We have an exciting opportunity within our PCL/ED Joint Venture. This major construction project is based on the rehabilitation of one of Ottawa’s most historical government buildings; The Centre Block. Along with our Centre Block project, our joint venture has also recently been awarded various Standing Offer Projects in the Parliament Precinct. These projects are expected to exceed 4 billion dollars in contractual value over the next 10 years.
This opportunity would be situated at our new joint venture office located downtown Ottawa, where the incumbent would work along with PCL and EllisDon staff in an open, collaborative environment.
You as a Project Accountant will:
Full cycle accounting; including preparation of monthly billings, A/R collection, invoice entry, journal entries, ledger reconciliations, cash flow management
Assists with completion of weekly, monthly, yearly adjustments, submittals and reports
Assists with forecasting, project recoveries and various other reconciliations
Prepares bank reconciliations and HST/GST reconciliations
Understands and monitors adherence to legal contracts
Supports Subcontractor Qualifications Coordinator with administration of subcontract documentation
Supports payroll and management of timekeeping system as required
Provides reports and documents to parent company as required
Provides office management support as required
Is this the right role for you?
You have post-secondary education in Business Administration/Commerce along with two to three years of relevant accounting experience in an 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, decision making , and analytical skills as well as a keen willingness to work in an open concept and joint venture environment
You demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines
You have experience working with a variety of accounting software. Knowledge of Oracle Enterprise One and Textura CPM software is an asset
Must have or have the ability to obtain Secret CISD clearance
EllisDon is proud to provide this unique career opportunity within a progressive environment with continuous learning and opportunity for growth, as well as a competitive compensation package.
Go ahead and be yourself. We'll pay you for it!
We are an equal opportunity employer. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.
Accommodation for Applicants will be made during the recruitment process when requested.
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