Accountant

The future you want is within reach.

 

At PCL, your personal and professional growth is our passion. We're excited to help you discover what's next in your journey so you can build a legacy that you're proud of. With locations and projects across North America and beyond, exciting opportunities are waiting for you in dozens of cities.

 

As an Accountant for our California Buildings district office located in Glendale, CA, you will contribute to our team by:

 

Responsibilities

  • Collects, reconciles, obtains approval for, and processes all project-related trade contractor payments, general expenditures, and internal payroll costing allocations.
  • Completes all financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner in order to meet all contract payment terms per legislation, contract terms, and PCL policies and procedures.
  • Participates in monthly forecast review meetings for assigned projects to provide input on recoveries and various other reconciliations.
  • Assists with ad-hoc reports/analysis, internal/external audits, and year-end procedures as assigned.
  • Assists with assembling information for internal financial reporting requirements and external financial reporting requirements (e.g., government agencies, taxes).
  • Assembles client billing packages in accordance with contract terms and conditions and follows up appropriately to ensure on-time payment.
  • Assists with the review and analysis of monthly contract reports to ensure accuracy of cash flow, profit recognition, and ledger balance.
  • Ensures that all required documentation, including insurance, bonding, WCB, and statutory declarations, is in place.
  • Communicates effectively and maintains strong client focus with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in a related discipline.
  • Active pursuit of accounting designation an asset.
  • 2 or more years of progressive experience with direct project administration and accounting in the construction or a related industry preferred.
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting principles, including maintenance of ledgers and cash flow management.
  • Basic understanding of project forecasting and budgeting.
  • Basic knowledge of project costing principles, insurance, and contract/subcontract requirements as related to accounting.
  • Basic knowledge of government legislation regarding accounting and applicable generally accepted accounting practices and standards.
  • Basic exposure to bid and contract securities, insurance, and lien rights as they relate to risk management, claims management, pricing, and accounting are an asset.
  • Basic understanding of subcontract PO terms including insurance and bonding requirements an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to act with the required discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Strong organizational skills and high level of detail orientation, with the ability to accurately prepare and enter financial information to meet deadlines and requirements.
  • Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge and experience with accounting software. Specific experience with Oracle/E1 an asset.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers@pcl.com with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!

 

Target Start Date: 08/22/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Construction Services, Inc. 

Primary Location: Los Angeles, California 

Job: Accountant

Requisition: 422 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles