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Project Accountant

The future you want is within reach.

At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We’re a community of builders committed to building better communities. That’s why we’re always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what’s next in our industry. 
 

We’re also looking at what’s next for you and how we can help you build a career you’re proud of. This is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking environment where you're a crucial part of the team from your first day on the job. 

Responsibilities

As a Project Accountant for our Saskatoon Office, you will contribute to our team by:

 

  • Performing general accounting and administrative functions to meet contractual requirements for operational and basic accounting. 
  • Completing all financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Participating in monthly forecast review meetings. 
  • Providing project teams with ad hoc reports and analysis as required.
  • Assisting with the assembly and preparation of information for internal and external financial reporting requirements.
  • Assembling client billings packages in accordance with contract terms and conditions and ensuring timely payment.
  • Preparing bank deposits, monthly reconciliations, and cash receipt entries.
  • Identifying any irregularities or risk exposure and supporting the development of a strategy to address them.
  • Interpreting trade partner documentation for accounting-related items and following established accounting procedures.

Qualifications

What you will bring to the role:

 

  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in a related field.
  • Active pursuit of accounting designation considered an asset.
  • 2 years of accounting experience in construction or a related industry preferred.
  • Understanding of full-cycle accounting and project forecasting and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of government legislation and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to act with the required discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Proven understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with accounting software.

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 an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants and will make all 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. 
 

Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 effective November 1, 2021. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds. 
 

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