Construction Accounting Administrator

Accel Construction Management - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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Vaughan, ON

Company Description

Accel Construction Management is a full service Construction Management and General Contracting company operating in Southern Ontario for over 15 years. We are a team of industry leaders with an extensive background in high-level ICI and high-rise residential construction. Our core services include: commercial, industrial and high-rise residential construction. As a team, we pride ourselves for our hard work ethics, quality of construction and lasting relationships with our valued clients.

Position Overview

We are seeking a full-time Accounting Administrator for our growing Finance and Administration department. The individual must have previous work experience in construction or a related industry. The candidate must demonstrate a solid understanding of overall office administration and general office support. The individual will report directly to the Office Manager but must be flexible enough to handle requests from numerous staff and prioritize tasks to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency and in accordance to monthly deadlines. Candidate must be able to work in a high pressure environment and take direction easily.


Accounts Payable:

  • Processing of subcontractor and supplier invoices
  • Issuing contracts and Purchase Orders

Accounts Receivable:

  • Timely preparation of monthly Progress Billing and tracking of outstanding hold backs and extras
  • Review CCDC contracts for schedule and document requirements requested by General Contractors
  • Co-ordinate efforts with Project and Construction Managers to ensure accurate processing of all GC requests
  • Processing of Statutory Declarations, Liability Insurance, Warranty Certificates, Maintenance Manuals and WSIB Certificates as required by GC
  • Create and maintain Pre-qualification Statements based on current and completed projects
  • Bank deposits
  • Process accounts receivables
  • Attempt to collect overdue accounts via phone calls and written reminders in collaboration with the appropriate Manager
  • Prepare monthly accounts receivable reconciliation


  • Process weekly and bi-weekly payroll
  • Prepare report for remittances including CRA tax, benefit, WSIB, EHT, RSP, Union Dues
  • Responsible for all communication with local unions as well as calculation of monthly benefit remittances
  • Handle staff inquiries regarding payroll
  • Process ROE and T4

Other office assignments as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Accounting designation or enrollment in accounting accreditation program


  • Minimum 5 years experience in construction accounting
  • High degree of accuracy with a detail orientated focus
  • Previous experience in an office environment
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize workload and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent proficiency of Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint,
  • Excellent proficiency in accounting software; Jonas Premier, QuickBooks
  • Excellent judgment in setting priorities, identifying issues and determining action required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and relationship management skills

Start date: TBD
Job location: Vaughan, ON
Traveling required: None
Salary: TBD
Type: Full-Time

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Construction Administration: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Administrative: 5 years (Required)