Robert Half Finance & Accounting is searching for an experienced Project Accountant; Operations to join their Edmonton office. Working in the corporate head office and reporting to the Finance Manager, the role of Project Accountant; Operations will be a diverse and varied role that will include the preparation of accounting period end entries, billing for reimbursable contract costs, monitoring and maintenance of budgets and forecasts for multi-million-dollar projects and the initialization of new projects through to the completion of finalized projects. The Project Accountant; Operations is responsible for the preparation of the monthly financial performance reports including management discussion comments and variance analysis.
To qualify for this opportunity you will have a minimum of 3+ years experience in a hands' on Project Accounting role and will have thorough knowledge and understanding of operations & maintenance contracts. Ideally, you will also have completed an accounting designation (CPA). Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, superior problem solving abilities and a customer service orientation will round out your background. The successful candidate can expect a dynamic and energized work environment and will participate in a generous profit sharing program, stock options and retirement savings plan. Experience with US GAAP and SOX standards and processes are considered an asset.