Junior Project Accountant

The Position

WestUrban Developments Ltd. is a vibrant, fast-growing real estate development company based on Vancouver Island. Our team has over 30 years expertise in construction management, customized development and development planning in Western Canada. We believe that positive relationships are the cornerstone for success, and we strive to build strong teams built on respect, integrity, and safety. Our entrepreneurial culture encourages and empowers our teams to create innovative solutions to overcome challenges. We have made significant investments into our business over the last few years setting the stage for a major expansion in 2022 and beyond. Come join us at this exciting time and be part of something incredible!

If this sounds like the place where you would like to grow your career, we are currently seeking a Junior Project Accountant to join our Finance team in Campbell River. This is an administrative role with career progression opportunities that is focused on supporting our project accounting team.

Responsibilities

Assist Project Accountants with coordinating and analyzing project budgets;

Coordinate and compile monthly progress draw packages for consultants and lenders;

Assist Project Accountants with preparing forecasts and other financial reports;

Assist Project Accountants with managing cashflows for development projects;

Analyzing data and presenting results and recommendations clearly & concisely;

Participating in ad hoc projects related to various aspects of the business;

Creating and implementing business processes with a ‘Lean Mindset’, focused on eliminating, simplifying, standardizing and automating;

Various other administrative duties as required.

Qualifications

Minimum of 1 year experience in Real Estate accounting; project/construction accounting;

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business;

Advanced computer skills including MS Office and Excel; and experience with using an ERP system;

Ability to adapt and demonstrate resiliency in response to changing work demands;

Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well in a team environment;

Self-motivated with a positive attitude and a results-oriented approach;

Attention to detail with the ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy;

Ability to prioritize workloads and utilize planning & time management skills to adhere to strict deadlines;

A high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality;

Professional designation (i.e., CPA) completed or in process considered an asset;

We provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to careers@westurban.ca with ‘Junior Project Accountant” in the subject line.
We are committed to the principles of employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. This job posting will remain open until the role has been filled.

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