|Location:||Whitby, ON (Canada)|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||The 407 East Construction General Partnership has been awarded a large and complex construction project that consists of the design, build, finance and maintenance of Phase 1 of the new 407 East Highway in Ontario. The project will result in a 22 kilometer extension eastbound from Brock Road in Pickering to Harmony Road in Oshawa, as well as a 10 kilometer north-south highway east of Lake Ridge Road connecting Highway 407 East to Highway 401. |
|Duties:||Based in the Whitby, Ontario project office the position of Accountant will perform general accounting duties with specific accountability for one out of three project sections. Responsibilities may include any task related to accounts payable, ERP journal entries and adjustments, audit and tax support, month end and year end support, along with other special projects.|
• Process and manage invoices, payment applications, timesheets, material reports, and other supporting documentation in close collaboration with other departments.
•Monitor and control invoicing progress against Purchase Orders and Contracts.
•Review, reconcile, and enter items received into accounting system.
•Support bi-monthly high volume cheque runs.
•Prepare reports at various intervals and frequencies showing project accounting metrics in support of the Cost Control and Construction departments.
•Support the month end close process; including accruals responsibility.
•Communicate with vendors and subcontractors, and other entities to provide information and answer questions related to accounting activities.
•Support the audit and tax reporting processes.
|Qualifications:||•The capability and desire to work in a fast paced high volume construction environment.|
•Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred. Candidates without an applicable bachelor degree with 2 or more years of accounting experience will be considered.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and exposure to accounting software(s).
•Strong analytical skills applied to business and fiscal data.