Power Engineers Project Accountant in Edmonton, Alberta
Department:Power Delivery Project Services Group V
Roles and Responsibilities
The Project Accountant (PMA) works closely with Project Managers in the financial management of projects. The ideal candidate has basic accounting knowledge and is able to interact with key members of the project team. Specifically, the PMA handles everything involving the financial side of the project including, project initiation, budgets, expenditure tracking, invoicing, status reports, management of unbilled costs, purchase requisitions, percent complete updates, accounts receivable, and other duties/responsibilities as assigned. The individual will also work with Project Managers on contracts, subcontracts, and change order documents.
Decision making skills, ability to work in a team environment, follow directions, attention to detail, and the ability to exercise good judgment are required to successfully handle these responsibilities. The individual should be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, have a client service attitude, as well as strong organization, communication, and document coordination skills. This position is a very fast-paced - multi-tasking and the ability to "wear many hats" are key.
Five (5) + years of related experience
A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel is required
Working knowledge of an ERP system
Strong communication and writing skills
Advance analytical skills
Willing to work both independently and as part of a team
A degree in business, accounting, or finance, and/or five (5) + years of equivalent experience is preferred
Oracle ERP experience is preferred
Detailed knowledge of project contracts and change order documents
At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.
Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.