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Project Accountant for Tla'amin Nation


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Position:Project Accountant
Employer:Tla'amin Nation
Sector:Public Administration
Closing Date:2021-Aug-03
Salary or Wage:To be determined
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:Dwayne Worthing


- Bachelor’s degree in accounting (preferred) or finance - required
CPA designation – preferred
- 3-5 years of accounting experience - preferred
- Demonstrated experience with an integrated accounting system (Xyntax) - preferred
- Intermediate accounting & analytical skills
- Experience working with project management, & development/analysis of cost standards
- Ability to multi-task, adapt to and operate in a fast-paced, changing environment
- Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
- Proactive initiative
- Leadership, responsiveness & accountability
- Must be detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
- Strong working knowledge of MS Office; especially Excel

Duties and Responsibilities

- Oversees the full-cycle accounting for Public Works and Capital Infrastructure projects, including Xyntax project set-up and administration
- Manages the recording & reconciliation of all project funding sources to ensure consistent & proper coding
- Coordinate with Project Managers to process monthly project expenditures (ie POs, invoice coding) and investigate project variances, as required
- Manages & administers bi-weekly payroll allocation to project codes, including coordinating with HR on the set-up and department allocation of all new Public Works and Capital Infrastructure hires
- Performs timely month-end close & ensures recording all pertinent transactions including set-up of monthly accruals & properly document journal entries
- Supports the Public Works and Capital Infrastructure team with the annual preparation of multi-year budgets, as well as adhoc project and job costing
- Sets-up project budgets in the accounting system, & implements control & maintenance activities around project budgets
- Ensures project budgets are up-to-date & follow-up with Project Managers for any discrepancies
- Annualizes and accrues multi-year projects & initiatives for budget planning and forecasts
- Assists in cash flow reconciliations & analysis to identify short-falls and/or over expenditures and recommends & prepares adjustments
- As required, prepares & files all relevant compliance reporting to funding sources for Public Works and Capital Infrastructure projects
- Prepares all reporting and variance analysis for each Public Works and Capital Infrastructure project, & prepares financial projections as required
- Prepares year-end working papers & liaises with external auditors to complete year-end files
- Performs other duties as assigned

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