Job Position:Project Accountant (Burnaby, BC)
How to apply:Apply in confidence with résumé and cover letter to pqs@concosts.com. Address your correspondence to:

Hiring Department
The Concosts Group
Description:Concost Management Inc. is expanding and has immediate exciting opportunities for qualified in-office accounting personnel. Concost Management Inc. promotes a creative team atmosphere with substantial growth potential. If you are ambitious with a high energy work ethic, join us at Concosts.

Duties will include:

• Process invoices, audit/verify against stipulated contracts and prepare monthly accounting reports;
• Enter coded and approved project invoices/certificates of payment into Simply Accounting software;
• Reconcile all Simply Accounting Project and non-Project costs;
• Process and report GST online monthly;
• Prepare monthly payments to trade contractors;
• Communicate with trades regarding documentation, invoices and payments;
• Ensure all team members including project managers/coordinators etc., are following proper policy and procedures;
• Prepare ad-hoc reports, financial reviews and special projects as required;
• Maintain project-related records including contracts, change orders, holdbacks, LOCs;
• Effectively communicate with Project Managers/Project Coordinators and Principals in charge, regarding contracts documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing;
additional services-related to billing;
• Provide accounts payable team with advice on client billing, relative to consultant invoicing and reimbursable expenses. It is expected that the Biller maintain a continuous line of communication to clear any open issues;
• Set up new projects understanding and coordinating the legal and accounting requirements;
• Manage and supervise accounts payable team;
• Provide year end support of auditor requirements;
• Set up appropriate accounts with government agencies when new companies are formed. i.e. GST, WorkSafeBC;
• Regular submissions and filings to various government agencies;
• Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management;
• Confer with receivables staff regarding unpaid contract billings;
• Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects;
• Respond to requests for reports to Owners;
• Close out project accounts upon project completion;
• Liaising between Owners and Company principals;
• Weekly cost reporting;
• Setting up chart of accounts and all correct documentation for newly-formed companies and projects.
• Various office administrative tasks to support daily company activities.

Work Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years hands-on experience as an Accountant, Bookkeeper, Project Administrator or other relevant bookkeeping or auditing experience;
• University or technical school graduate in Accounting or Bookkeeping;
• Proficiency with Sage Simply Accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite (including MS Project);
• Excellent oral and written English communication skills.

The successful candidate will:

• Be a self-starter and hit the ground running;
• Be able to work in a team setting as well as autonomously, in an ever-changing and fast-paced business environment;
• Be familiar with standard construction coding; ideally would have a background in Construction and Real Estate;
Website:www.concosts.com
Job Type:Full-time
Job Location:5489 Byrne Road, Burnaby BC V5J 3J1
Required Education:Diploma or certificate
Required license or certification:Driver's license