Construction Accountant

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2021-2172
Category
Accounting & Finance
Company
Axiom Builders (BC)

About the Company

Here at Axiom Builders, we pride ourselves on being a down-to-earth organization with serious commitment to building things right. As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, we have become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies with notable ‘Canada’s 2021 Kincentric Best Employers’ award and current employees in the ’40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction’ list. With clear purpose and principles, we are an organization that is cultivating dedication and growth in our people, clients, and communities. Learn about what we do from our current and up-coming projects here.

About the Role

Axiom Builders is looking for a Construction Accountant to join our growing team. In this role, you will be responsible for many things from accounts payable, accounts receivable, property taxes, interest payments, draw preparation, monthly journal entries, reconciliations, and monthly close process, just to name a few. If you’re looking to take that next step with a reputable and growing company, this is the opportunity for the successful candidate to work on a diverse portfolio of projects and play a vital role within the Accounting team.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and ensure costs are correctly coded to correct project, labour and expense cost codes;
  • Respond to inquiries from Project Managers, subtrades, suppliers, management and other project staff;
  • Assist with month-end and quarter-end close processes for assigned projects including all reconciliations, including project cashflow forecasting and reporting;
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment;
  • Generate various project financial statements and reports. Track construction holdback accounts, and coordinate holdback releases with subcontractors, Project Managers, and the accounting department;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

What you Bring

The ideal candidate for the Construction Accountant position is looking for an opportunity to enhance their project accounting skills while working within a larger company.  You are sharp, intelligent, and confident in your ability to learn quickly and take ownership of your deliverables. You can excel working independently and collaboratively in a team environment by leveraging resources and connecting with people around the company to problem solve your way through complex tasks.  We are looking for somebody who is extremely detailed and organized, with the ability to effectively manage accounting requirements for a portfolio of projects.  You are self-driven, motivated, and eager to learn – character traits that have proven to be extremely valuable to the organization.

 

Skills and Requirements

  • At least one to two (1-2) years of project accounting and job costing work experience (ideally within the construction industry);
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – demonstrated confidence and ability in communicating with various stakeholders, including clients, subcontractors, and construction project teams;
  • Experience with Acumatica ERP or Sage/Timberline systems would be considered an asset;
  • Familiarity with Procore would be considered an asset;
  • Proficient at working in a digital and paper-free environment.

Your Rewards

We are not only committed to the growth of the business, but also to the success and development of our people. We recognize that people are the drivers behind our success, and we provide our teams with the tools and support they need to strive, thrive, and advance their long-term career here.

 

At Axiom Builder’s, we offer a competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage: Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost;
  • RRSP Matching Program: We support your future goals by matching up to 5% of your salary;
  • Professional Development and Education Support: We are keen on internal growth and development, which is why we are excited to fully support you in your pursuit of achieving further education;
  • Company Development: Our annual development conference that is hosted by our leadership and complemented by a range of world-class speakers and workshop experts;
  • Leadership Development: Our proprietary Leadership Development program designed to support your continued growth, development and leadership capabilities.

What’s Next

We are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you want to love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can grow with us, simply add your resume through our Careers Portal or email: careers@axiombuilders.ca to join our incredible team. While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.

 

Follow us on our LinkedIn to connect with our Talent Acquisition Team and Instagram to see updates on our current projects.

 

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