PCL Construction: Project Accountant

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    pcl construction
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    negotiable / month
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    2 weeks ago
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Project Accountant 210000HBThe future you want is within reach.At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We’re a community of builders committed to building better communities. That’s why we’re always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what’s next in our industry.We’re also looking at what’s next for you and how we can help you build a career you’re proud of. We provide a team environment with a dynamic profile of projects within the construction industry!As an Project Accountant for our Winnipeg District Office located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, you will contribute to our team by:Collecting, reconciling, obtaining approval and processing through PCL business systems all projects-related trade contractor payments, general expenditures, and labour costing allocations.Completing all financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner to meet all contract payment terms as per legislation, contract terms, and PCL policy and procedures.Assembling information for internal and external financial reporting requirements (e.G., government agencies, taxes).Providing project teams with ad hoc reports and analysis as the need arises.Assembling client billings packages in accordance with contract terms and conditions and ensuring timely payment.Preparing bank deposits, monthly reconciliations, and cash receipt entries.Reviewing and analyzing monthly contract reports to ensure accuracy of cash-flow, fee reconciliation, and ledger balance.Identifying any irregularities or risk exposure and supporting the development of a strategy to address them.Interpreting trade partner documentation for accounting-related items and following established accounting procedures (e.G., insurance, bonding).Supporting exploration of new technology and innovations to update or streamline processes.Other duties as required. What you will bring to the role:Postsecondary degree or diploma in a related field.Active pursuit of accounting designation considered an asset.5 years of accounting experience in construction or a related industry preferred.Advanced understanding of full-cycle accounting and project forecasting and budgeting.Intermediate understanding of project costing principles, recoveries, insurance, and contract/subcontract requirements as related to accounting.Intermediate understanding of owner contracts as they related to payment terms, billing requirements, audit rights, and cost-of-work definition, insurance, and bonding.Intermediate understanding of government legislation and generally accepted accounting principles.Effective verbal and written communication skills.Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.Ability to act with the required discretion when handling confidential information.Strong attention to detail.Ability to build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with accounting software.PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers@pcl.com with the position and location you are interested in.Together, we can build success and a better future. Let-s get started!Employee Status: Regular Full-timeJob Level: Experienced ProfessionalCompany : PCL Constructors Canada Inc.Primary Location: Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg Job Posting: Jun 30, 2021, 12:57:36 PMClosing Date: OngoingJob: Accountant