Accountant, Accounts Receivable

Position Details

Our accounting team is looking for an Accountant with primary responsibility for Accounts Receivable who will be able to focus on various tasks related to Accounts Receivable processing, reconciling sales and General Ledger accounts. This is all in support of our construction business.

You will report to our Accounting Manager and have significant interaction with our Project Managers in the construction field.

A part of this role will be to drive process improvement and streamlining. Elevate current processes to establish a more robust system to support our growth strategy in the most effective and efficient ways.

 

The primary responsibilities of this role are to own the Accounts Receivable process for the company, including the associated accounting processes. In this capacity you will be responsible for processing payments through our ERP system Maestro.  In-office presence will be required Monday to Friday 8:00-4:30pm.  This is a busy desk, but no overtime will be required

Responsibilities

  • Progress payment certificates
  • Sub-contractor payments
  • Change Orders
  • Miscellaneous invoicing
  • Payment Status Report
  • New contracts start up
  • Seasonal holdback releases:
  • Contract windup: Reconcile and finalize “Subcontractor Certificates”
  • A/R collections: various calls & letters
  • Monthly accruals
  • Review job cost reports for revenue producing companies and complete revenue summary and reconcile to income statement
  • Unit cost report
  • Year-end working papers
  • Enter cash receipts
  • Quarry invoicing, reconciliations, inventory management, monthly costing, inventory variance management reporting

Requirements

  • Knowledge of accounting for “Sub Cert” preparation, accruals, and F/S review
  • Maintain rapport with Sites, suppliers, subcontractors et al
  • Maintain timeliness in A/R
  • Generally appropriate bookkeeping background including F/S preparation, reconciliation, and cost accounting ability
  • Must have the time to properly assess all processes
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Attention to detail and inquisition
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Reliability and honesty
  • 3 + years in a bookkeeping position at a senior level
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting OR College Diploma in Accounting
  • CPA Designation is an asset, but not mandatory

How to Apply

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If you require an accommodation during the hiring process, let us know of your needs.

Location

Oakville, Ontario


Start Date

Immediate


Compensation

Salaried


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