Id : 63828
Category : Accounting-Permanent
Location/City : AB – Edmonton
Region : Edmonton Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Jacob Ohe

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jacob Ohe at

Currently, we are in search of a Divisional Accountant to join our team!

The Opportunity

Reporting to Operations Controller, the Divisional Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide full cycle job cost accounting with timely and accurate financial reporting.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Coordinate and processes various aspects of divisional accounting including but not limited to: inter-company transactions, project soft-cost allocations, cost accruals, hold-back monitoring, review of work-in-progress construction activity transactions and closing transaction activities.
  • Coordinate with the Operations Controller to ensure that a complete and accurate review of all projects is completed monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Assist in the development of processes and procedures to ensure that reporting systems accurately report the results of a division in a timely manner.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Accounts Payable and Project Managers in order to facilitate timely and accurate project cost reporting.
  • Preparation and on-going monitoring of land payment schedules and commitments.
  • Project set-up in NewStar (accounting system).
  • Monthly review of divisional Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable balances.
  • Prepare and review all journal entries and working papers associated with month end, quarter end and year end reviews.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly divisional reporting packages for review by Project Managers and Senior Executive Management.
  • Assist with the development of project budgets and building budgets, as required.
  • Upload project budgets into NewStar (accounting system) and prepare variance analysis of actual to budget results on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Prepare and present general ad hoc reports and information requirements for Project Managers and Senior Executives.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA).
  • Minimum 3 years post-designation experience relating to financial reporting and particularly project accounting.
  • Consideration will be given to candidates that bring experience in lieu of educational designations.
  • Ability to work in fast paced, deadline orientated environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organization, analytical and problem-solving skills with an emphasis on attention to details.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience using NewStar is an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

  • A comprehensive benefits package will be provided.

Please quote Job Reference #63828

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jacob Ohe at
Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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