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 an experienced Project Accountant to join our Finance team in Victoria, BC. Primary responsibilities of this role include completing the financial budget of projects while maintaining timely, accurate and consistent project information in our systems, completing project billings and project cost forecasting, reporting, and analysis with our project team.

Responsibilities

Coordinating and analyzing project budgets;

Preparing and managing cashflows for development projects;

Preparing construction draws from lenders by submitting required documentation to cost consultants;

Monitoring project expenses and budgets through the life cycle of project;

Analyzing data and presenting results and recommendations clearly & concisely;

Leading or 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.

Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years experience in Real Estate accounting; project/construction accounting;

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business;

CPA designation is an asset;

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

Ability to make decisions and meet critical deadlines;

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;

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with project and company stakeholders;

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;

Strong prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines and take responsibility for your work;

Ability to think creatively when problem solving, proactively adapting to challenges;

A high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality.

We provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please submit your application below or email your resume and cover letter to careers@westurban.ca.

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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