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Project Accountant, Power & Utilities

Calgary, Alberta
Project Accountant
Large scale projects $50M ++
Our client a well-established business is currently hiring an experienced project accountant. Ideal candidate will have experience working in large scale energy or power related projects $50M +.
The role is based downtown with easy access to public transport, they operate a flexible work week and a competitive package. 
Key Role Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support and oversight on a portfolio of projects across business units.
  • Attend regular meetings on the financial status of projects.
  • Lead the financial review for projects to ensure compliance with accounting standards and corporate policies.
  • Assist PM’s through the financial lifecycle of a project (setup, monitoring, updating and closure)
  • Accurately reflect a projects’ financial status by ensuring timely recording of all cost and revenue transactions.
  • Ensure project is setup and updated accurately and mirrors the as-sold price, cost and margin of the contract, and that addendums/change orders and PO’s support the contract value loaded in the system.
  • Assess project financial risks and assist in updating the project risk register and revenue adjustment forms as needed.
  • Coordinate with Controllers in maintaining the Risk and Opportunities log.
  • Support Controllers during month end close as required.
  • Prepare and analyze variances pertaining to cost and revenue.
Required educational background and experience:
  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration/Commerce/Accounting 
  • Three - six years of relevant accounting experience in ENERGY/ POWER/ Construction / engineering
  • CPA designation.
  • Knowledge of various accounting databases and you are an expert with Excel;
  • Ability to correctly identify financial situations and produce logical solutions to support project team/business area;
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills as well as a keen willingness to work independently.
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