project accountant, Victoria

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victoria, british columbia
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Randstad is looking for a Project Accountant for a successful construction firm located in beautiful Victoria BC.

This position requires a highly motivated, passionate professional with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. The company is extremely diverse in project type, scale, and location. A self-starter with a clear desire to make work fun and enjoyable within a team environment and an aptitude to execute in a changing professional environment are highly regarded attributes.

Duties and responsibilities

• Works with project managers , establishing successful business relationships and ensuring accurate and consistent billing and financial reporting at both the project and studio levels
• Assists project managers with accurate project initiation due diligence by following best practices throughout the project lifecycle
• Maintains accuracy of project data, project plans and project reporting
• Interacts with clients and consultants in a professional, courteous manner
• Reviews project, budgets, and staffing plans
• Provides accurate invoices to clients per contract terms
• Reviews project labor and expense charges with Project Managers for accuracy
• Forecasts actual vs. budget spending and analyze projects to provide meaningful input to leadership
• Monitor studio accounts receivable and assist Project Managers with collection efforts
• Various other duties as assigned by the Financial Director or CFO

Educations & Experience

• Professional accounting certificate or degree from a recognized institution
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in the commercial construction field
• Experience with ERP software
• Experience with Sage 300 CRE software is an asset
• Experience with Procore is an asset
• Proficiency with Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook required


Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office . Must have solid verbal and written communications skills, organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, and meet deadlines. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be detail oriented and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

• Self-motivated and self-starter with a strong work ethic, personally driven to consistently meet project and performance goals and deadlines
• Ability to work independently as well as with various disciplines, and committed to being an effective, contributing team player
• Monitor, analyze, and report on variety of metrics to ensure healthy business practices
• Embrace new technologies and constantly strive for greater efficiencies through process or technology improvements
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with different personality types
• Works well under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines
• Must demonstrate a high level of accuracy and stable work performance
• Responds in a timely manner to vendors, consultants and staff with good written and verbal skills

What they offer

• $55, 000 TO $70, 000 depending on experience
• Benefits after 3 months
• Vacation

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Please register online at and one of our staffing consultants will review your application, or email your resume to All applications are welcome, but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Randstad Victoria: Randstad oversees various temporary and permanent roles such as: Reception, Administrative Assistants, Executive Assistants, Customer Service/Client Support, Inside Sales, Data Entry, Human Resources, Marketing, Accounting, Warehouse, General Labour, Operations, and Skilled Trade roles. If you happen to have experience in any of these roles please feel free to reach out to us to discuss future possibilities!

Any questions? Please call the Randstad Victoria office at 250.383.1389.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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