Project Accounting Clerk - Industrial

Graham Construction - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Career Opportunity – Project Accounting Clerk – Industrial (North Vancouver)

Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you'll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You'll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

We rank among Canada's largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you're eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

Our career opportunities extend well beyond construction and engineering. We also offer exciting career growth and development in areas such as: accounting; administration; asset management; business development; communications; estimating; finance; health, safety, environment and quality; human resources; information systems/technology; investments; legal and risk management; purchasing; and SAP. As a member of one of these groups, you will play an essential role in supporting the successful execution of our projects and overall business operations by advising and applying your expertise to various improvement initiatives within your functional area.

About the Role

Reporting to the Operations Accountant, the Operations Accounting Clerk 2 is responsible for providing project administrative support along with accounting and transactional support for projects related to time entry, LEMS, owner billings and subcontract administration. The incumbent is responsible for executing tasks in accordance with company policies and procedures, and in compliance with project contractual terms and conditions, Union Agreements, and tax legislation. The role is focused on delivering and executing work with direct supervision from the line manager. The Operations Accounting Clerk 2 is a representative of the Operations Accounting function and works closely with Operations Project Coordinators, building collaborative working relationships and dedicated to meeting internal client requirements.

This position is site based on a 5/2 shift (shift rotation may change as project progresses).

This is a term position to support the project for approximately 12 months.

As a member of the Operations Accounting Team at Graham you will:

Provide site administrative support
Complete timekeeping entries and assists in the creation of regular LEMS reporting, in line with owner requirements, and compliant with union agreements and labour standards.
Assist with goods and materials receiving
Assist with general transactional accounting processes and month-end procedures.
Provides support with the administration of subtrade contracts in adherence with company policy.
Enter data for owner progress billings (including change orders), ensuring complete, accurate, and timely billings, and providing all necessary backup.
Provide support for accounts receivable, collections, and deposit of payments as required.
Possess awareness of company policies, procedures, and internal controls at the project level, including project set-up and cost accounting.
Build effective work relationships with Operations.
Be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders and ensures positive relationships are maintained.
Demonstrate good communication skills with project stakeholders, and seeks guidance as required
Establish honest, open, trusting relationships with team members.
Bring energy and perseverance to the pursuit of goals and follows through on commitments.
Demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, Graham's values and the Operations Accounting functional strategy
To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:

High School Diploma is required.
Business College in a related field is preferred.
1 - 3 years' experience in accounting or project administration is required.
Experience in the Construction Industry is considered an asset.
Possess working knowledge of Excel.
Possess working knowledge of ERP systems, SAP preferred
Accuracy and attention to detail is required.
Deadline oriented.
Demonstrate developing verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of accounting and job costing principles.
Accurate data entry skills required.

Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full-time hourly position, for a term of 12 months with the potential for extension.
Contract Term Health & Dental benefits will be provided over work term.

What we can offer you:
Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast-evolving business sector
Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America
Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Graham website.

Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

Graham Management Services LP
7216 Brown Street
Delta, BC V4G 1G8

Job Code: BH-19-140