The Corporate Accountant is responsible for full cycle accounting functions for entities within the Clark Builders group. This includes monthly bookkeeping, account reconciliations and reporting. In addition, this individual may be responsible for assisting accounts payable or project accounting with reconciliations, document control or processing.
The Corporate Accountant reports to the Lead Staff Accountant and will also work on a number of projects and files led by the Controller.
Perform portions of full cycle accounting (not including payroll) for corporate entities including: Accounts payable, billings and collections, GST remittances, PST assessments, and/or preparation of draft financial statements for smaller corporate entities.
Reconcile bank accounts and sub-ledgers to control accounts, including: A/P, A/R, prepaid and foreign exchange. Prepare correcting journal entries where required.
Ensure company adherence to relevant accounting pronouncements (ASPE, Hochtief Group Accounting Manual).
Prepare files and liaise with external auditors.
Monitor and reconcile inter-company accounts. Provide a variance analysis of activity and prepare adjusting entries when required.
Assist with fixed asset and inventory control.
Provide assistance with budgeting and budget variance analysis.
Liaise daily with Management, Accounting and Project Management.
Maintain desk procedures for all areas of responsibilities.
Adhere to Clark Builders’ policies and procedures.
Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:
Educational and experience requirements include: Completion of a diploma in Accounting and at least 5 years of related work experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as required for performing duties. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential. A successful candidate will be thorough, details orientated, organized and excel at problem solving. As well, Construction/Property Management experience/exposure is an asset.