• Intermediate Project Accountant

    Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/27/2018 10:53 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Computer Software, Technology Services
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    BDO Canada LLP is Canada's 6th largest accounting and advisory firm with over 95 offices and over 3,000 advisors across Canada. We focus on meeting the needs of Canadian businesses, individuals, and community-based organizations. We offer a full range of business advisory services to meet the unique needs of our highly diverse clientele. Our Canadian offices are located in the country's larger cities and smaller communities. We are in the unique position of being national and local at the same time - a distinction no other Canadian accounting and solutions firm can declare.


    BDO Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and leading provider of Microsoft integrated solutions in Canada. 


    BDO IT Solutions is in the process of recruiting a motivated Project Accountant to support our growing Digital Practice. In this role, the ideal candidate will be leveraging their ability to contribute to a fast-paced technology environment.


    You will join a team of professionals, focused on supporting our expanding customer base.

    The Project Accountant is accountable for project initiation, client invoicing, AR, monitoring project spending, approving expenses, investigating variances and WIP reconciliations.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


    • Willingness to learn new technologies and take on extended responsibilities
    • Create client and project accounts in the accounting system
    • Authorize access to project accounts
    • Maintain project-related records, including contracts, change orders and purchase orders
    • Processing and tracking orders, client invoicing and reconciliations
    • Work closely with  cloud operations team to ensure accuracy
    • Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project
    • Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project
    • Facilitate the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
    • Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project
    • WIP reconciliations and revenue recognition
    • Perform client invoicing cycle
    • Accounts Receivables management and client payment posting
    • Calculate and report on project profitability
    • Assist with forecast and trending
    • Assist with resource planning
    • Developing tools, processes and research information necessary to evolve financial operations
    • Additional administrative support as required
    • Special projects as required


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:


    • University degree or college diploma in relevant discipline required
    • Pursuing or willingness to obtain CPA designation
    • Project accounting experience an asset
    • Excellent operational and problem solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good presentation skills
    • Able to prioritize with the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and variable workload
    • Action and customer oriented
    • Proficient in MS Office Applications an asset


    Our Vision: One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.





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