What is the Opportunity?
Entuitive is seeking a Junior Project Accountant to join our team in our Toronto office. The Junior Project Accountant is primarily responsible for working with a large portfolio of projects and providing support to the projects principals to help mitigate risk as well as ensure the financial health of the project portfolio. The Junior Project Accountant also has a role in working with the other accounting professionals on the team to support the company’s financial plans and policies and accounting practices in accordance with compliance and legislative requirements.
What will you do?
Administers project financials by creating system files in Vision and maintaining all project-related information including fee letters, budgets, fee forecasts, billing schedules, estimates and agreements.
Supports and works closely with assigned project principals to prepare billings, earnings data, adhoc reports, and respond to client requests regarding billings, fees, payment status, billing requirements and collections.
Conduct project accounting activities such as approving and processing sub-consultant and project related vendor expenses on a paid when paid basis, analysing, monitoring project profitability, reviewing percent complete and WIP, and responding to information requests from project leads.
Coordinate and facilitate Project Principal meetings to advise on the financial health of projects and follow up to ensure all actions items identified are completed.
Coordinate and follow up with Project Principals to complete the monthly Fee Forecast schedule ensuring accuracy and completeness.
Follow up on collections by updating all comments related to accounts receivable activity into Vision in a timely manner.
Provide any required documentation such as WSIB/WCB certificates, EFT registration form, CRA tax forms and any other regulatory documentation required for the project to proceed.
Provide support to the other Project Principals as needed.
Update and maintain data in Vision to support accounting processes such as WIP, contract terms, collections etc. in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.
Prepare and sending monthly billing reports to Principals.
Other duties as assigned.
What do you need to succeed?
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in commerce with a specialization in finance (working towards a CPA, CGA or CMA would be considered an asset).
2 + years experience (working in a project or general accounting role preferably within a professional services consulting firm would be considered an asset).
Must have working knowledge of Excel (Advanced Excel skills would be preferred).
Strong analysis and problem-solving ability to meet client and company needs.
Good communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with the employees and service providers.
Must be well organized with the ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment, while possessing strong time management skills.
About Entuitive Entuitive is a consulting engineering practice with a vision of bringing together engineering and intuition to enhance building performance. Founded in 2011 and backed by decades of experience, we’re taking design performance to new heights through our collaboration with clients in North America and internationally including architects, developers, building owners and managers and construction professionals.
Our practice encompasses structural, building envelope, restoration, and special projects consulting. We earn our reputation by applying our ingenuity and use of leading-edge technology, including BIM, in a wide variety of sectors, including: commercial, sports and recreation, institutional, cultural, residential, retail, healthcare, transportation and hospitality.
Our core purpose is to realize our potential for the fulfillment of our people, our clients and our communities. We strive to build a better world by being creative, collaborative, and advanced. We are Entuitive.
Entuitive is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and clients feel valued, respected, and supported.