Project Accountant
United Decorating Inc.
Calgary
5d ago

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United Decorating Inc. is an Alberta commercial painting contractor specializing in commercial and industrial coating applications.

With over 20 years in the business, we are a very strong competitor in the industry. United Decorating delivers high value and cost-

effective solutions for all of our clients’ finishing needs. We pride ourselves in the ability to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of prime contractors and clients.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Project Accountant. In this position you will be responsible for the overall management of the projects life cycle by ensuring projects are set up, maintained, and invoiced in accordance with the contract requirements and with United Decorating’s approved policies and practices.

  • Provide a high level of customer service to all clients, vendors and internal partners and teams
  • Complete project set-up based on a review of the client contract and utilizing information provided by the Project Consultants & Project Coordinators , ensuring all project attributes and variables have been properly input in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Full cycle of managing project’s life cycle with procurement, controlling budgets, payments to labour costings, invoicing GC, clients, owners.
  • Full control of profit per job, weekly, bi weekly, monthly reporting
  • Promote continuous improvement within the Accounting department
  • Reviewing contract agreements for special invoicing requirements and ensuring all required information is provided to the client during the invoicing cycle.
  • Serve as a partner to Project Consultants & Project Coordinators, including assisting with functions as requested such as tracking of subcontractors, preparing progress reports, supporting client audits, admin duties, adjusting budgets ensuring project budget accuracy, writing off or transferring work in progress ( WIP ), monitoring accounts receivable aging and completing collection of invoices, etc.
  • Monthly review of budget fees to ensure the accuracy of WIP
  • Ensure project close out procedures are completed on a timely basis.
  • Support internal and external audits by preparing audit support packages.
  • Ensure all assigned functions are carried out in compliance with approved policies, key controls and practices and procedures.
  • Must have at least 2 years experience in a commercial construction accounting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to develop solid working relationships
  • Solid knowledge of general contracting practices preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Three or more years’ project accounting experience
  • Uphold Company values
  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Spending Account, and STD / LTD Life Insurance
  • RRSP matching
  • Great office environment, with your space
  • Flexible schedule and work / life balance
  • Staff lunches, and events such as BBQ, Bowling.
  • Unlimited snacks, drinks in our full kitchen
  • If you are really good at what you do, hundreds of companies are competing with each other to entice you to go work for them.

    So why choose us, what makes us special?

  • We spend a great deal of time and effort to make sure that we are a good fit for the people we hire and vice versa. As a result Respect Trust Care is one of our values of Brotherly Love.
  • We believe that it makes good business sense to give every team member the best tools, mentoring program, to get into the zone to get the job done perspective.
  • The odds are high that you will make a best friend at work.
  • You will work on multitude of different projects, and acquire a ton of experience from leadership teams, managers, and supervisors.
  • WE detest micromanagement. You are a manager within your role.
  • Open, honest & direct is our principle for communicating with our customer, vendors and each other.
  • Please submit your resume, cover letter and someone from our team will connect and start our interview process.

    United Decorating Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all who respond; however, please note that only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

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