Senior Accountant

Carrington Construction is seeking an experienced Skilled Labourer for multi-family residential construction.

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will work with the accounting team to ensure transactional day to day accounting transactions are recorded accurately and in a timely manner.  The position will prepare various analysis and reporting to drive financial information to drive business decisions.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger for multiple entities by inputting daily financial transactions
  • Responsibility for full cycle accounting including month end close procedures
  • Responsible to post daily deposits and reconciliation to sales closings
  • Resolving financial problems, investigate issues and resolve accounting transactions in accordance with company policies
  • Variance analysis of financial results against budgets
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and Provincial regulatory reporting requirements and tax filings including GST, PST
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual balance sheet account reconciliations, including but not limited to bank reconciliations and intercompany
  • Preparation of month end financial package with supporting documentation
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly financial information including consolidations
  • Produce year end working paper files and assist with preparation for independent accountant review
  • Assist in maintaining policy and procedure documentation for accounting transactions
  • Develop and maintain project specific reporting and analysis for internal clients
  • Maintain an accurate trail and support for all financial and accounting transactions
  • Understand and maintain adequate and effective internal controls under the direction of the controller
  • Examine, reconcile and adjust job costing to ensure accurate job costs

Senior Accountant Qualifications & Experience:

  • Recognized accounting designation or near completion along with a minimum of three (3) years senior level accounting experience
  • Experience in the construction industry would be an asset
  • Experience working in an ERP system with strong excel skills (Sage Timberline an asset)
  • Experience with Caseware would be considered an asset
  • Experience putting together financial statements, analysis of financial results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management and personnel

This full-time, in office, position is located in Edmonton, Alberta.  Carrington Construction provides a competitive compensation, benefits and RRSP package. Business Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Career Application - Senior Accountant

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