Black & McDonald’s Atlantic Accounting team is growing! If you are a committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Junior Project Accountant is located in the Dartmouth, NS office and reports directly to the Regional Controller. We’re looking for a recent graduate who has a desire to work towards their CPA designation and is interested in building their careen with opportunities for growth and future advancement. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Construction Job & Contract Setups in JDE & Invoicing
  • Update, maintain and report on project budgets and forecasts on a regular basis;
  • Monitor project progress towards completion and assist Project and Division Managers with the financial analysis of projects
  • Review cost and billing reports to ensure proper management of cost codes
  • Prepare and submit journal entries to assist with monthly close processes
  • Produce monthly project financial project reports;
  • Maintain accurate job revenue recognition that meets ASAP
  • Assist the Controller and Senior Accountant in generating financial statements to complete monthly and annual reporting packages
  • Work with an independent audit firm for financial system and budget audits;
  • Liaison with Regional Controller, Senior Accountant, Division Manager and co-workers
  • Assist with Quarterly and Year-end inventory counts
  • Assist with hourly payroll / time entry as needed
  • Backup for A/R
  • This position may also require assisting in other areas

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Post-secondary education from an accredited university in accounting or finance;
  • Working towards or desire to obtain an Accounting designation is required;
  • Good communication and documentation skills with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Conscientious worker, who can work independently or in a team setting with minimal supervision; and
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and work with deadlines on short notice.