Project Accountant – Richmond

  • Company:
    CHC Helicopter
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    15 hours ago
  • Category:
    Accounting / Banking

CHC provides unmatched helicopter services that enable our customers to reach beyond – to work in remote and challenging destinations that limit others – and come home safely. We are dedicated to our purpose of getting our customers where they need to be, when they need to be there, anywhere in the world – safely and reliably. All you have to do is get on board!At CHC, we pride ourselves on our values and culture:Simplicity: Finding the most efficient way in everything we doAgility: Moving quickly and decisivelyCollaboration: Working together with candor and transparencyInnovation: Creating solutions and leading changeOwnership: Working with passion and doing what needs to be doneRole Summary This role will be responsible for cost and financial accounting for Heli-One’s maintenance shops, as wellassociated analysis of the results. This role will act as a liaison between finance and operations. The responsibilities of the role also include project management, managing the project profitability, providing analysis andsupporting the budgeting and forecasting process. This role would ideally be suited to individuals from amanufacturing or cost accounting sector.Key Responsibilities Maintenance of the project list and calculation of work in progress, project costing, and project revenue using AMOS datao Liaise with project managers, shop managers, and other stakeholders to monitor project status and ensure timely and appropriate close-outso Initiate invoices for internal PBH work and intra-shop recharges based on project list datao Prepare a revenue reconciliation for each shop and verify accuracy of revenue-generating invoices and appropriate revenue recognitiono Prepare and post journal vouchers to record related transactionsMonthly preparation of business unit performance results and cost-related KPIso capacity analysis, labour absorption analysis, FTE trending, and other variance analysis as requiredMonthly preparation of all GL reconciliations related to shop accountingo Research and comment on financial variances (actual vs. budget/forecast, trend analysis on actuals, capacity/efficiency analysis)Assist in the budgeting and forecasting process as requiredo Liaise with shops to develop and monitor standard costs for material, labour, subcontract operations and overheado Review of budget assumption setup (labour rate, productivity, capacity)Assist in updating and validating the weekly forecasted revenue/shop production Prepare business cases as required to support AFE or business development proposalsAssist in determining project/customer profitabilityIdentify and investigate issues relating to the AMOS system as they ariseAssist with internal and external audit requestsEnsure compliance with internal accounting policies, regulatory requirements (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley) and month-end reporting timelinesAssist with the implementation of new systems, policies, and procedures as required.Financial Accountability Responsible for ensuring that the financial authority levels set for this position are not exceeded, and also that financial authority levels set for any subordinate positions are not exceeded. Qualifications, Skills and AttributesWorkingtowards an Accounting Designation would be considered an asset.Minimum of 2-5 years working experience in an accounting roleA working knowledge of US and Canadian GAAP Must have strong interpersonal skills and a flexible approach to business.Must possess strong business acumen.Must have strong attention to detail and be highly analytical.Must have strong MS Excel skills (at least Intermediate Level desired).Ability to organize and prioritize a demanding workload.Good problem solving and trouble-shooting abilities.