Modern Niagara Group is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Best Managed Companies and an industry leader in mechanical and electrical construction.
At Modern Niagara, we value teamwork, initiative, determination, professionalism, and passion. Working here, you will find a creative team that thrives on working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment.
We hire top talent, recognizing that our successes are achieved through the commitment of dedicated employees.
Our team is looking for a highly organized Project Accounting Clerk to join our team in Ottawa.
The mission of the Accounting Clerk is to prepare billings and ad hoc accounting tasks to support district requirements.
The duty of an Accounting Clerk includes a host of activities and accountabilities, many of which are described below. The Accounting Clerk must work with both his / her Finance teammates, as well as with Operations staff, to ensure the highest level of service is provided to internal and external Clients.
The Accounting Clerk must also both live and promote Modern Niagara’s Core Values in all of his / her actions and support the efforts of the Modern Niagara teams toward achievement of established financial and business Key Performance Indicators ( KPIs ).
Duties and Responsibilities :
Preparation of monthly billings; compile invoices, timesheets and expenses to support a multi-million-dollar construction project through time and material billings
Support client’s requests for more detail including; timesheets and cost backup
Review all project expenses to ensure proper cost coding
Ensures adherence to contractual obligations for both clients and subcontractors
Adheres to month-end deadlines and reporting requirements
Administers subcontract documentation including unsigned subcontracts / revisions, current insurance, WSIB, subcontract default insurance and statutory declarations
Various general accounting duties and ad-hoc reporting as required
Work with project coordinators and accounts payable to verify the accuracy of purchase orders
Monitor all transactions hitting job cost reports; payroll, purchase orders and invoices
Work closely with accounts payable and operations team to ensure invoices are coded correctly to the job to ensure all expenses are tracked accurately
Qualifications and Job Requirements :
Minimum of three years accounting experience
Post-secondary degree or diploma in accounting
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
Demonstrate a sense of urgency
Good analytical skills
Team player with effective interpersonal skills
Exceptional problem-solving abilities and professional judgment
Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills
Strong customer service and solution provider abilities
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word and Outlook
Knowledge of the construction industry is considered an asset
Ability to work within a team and independently
Valid driver’s licence required
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Mandatory travel to site required (site downtown Ottawa)