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Accountant

Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 8, 2017.

Job DescriptionColliers Project Leaders Accounting Team has an opening for a Corporate Accountant to join our team in Ottawa. This is a 14 month term contract to cover a Maternity leave. Does working in collaborative and fast paced team environment describe your ideal job? As a Corporate Accountant with our team, you must be have a minimum of 3 years accounting experience in a medium-sized or larger-sized enterprise and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. The Accountant is responsible for processing journal entries, performing account analysis and reconciliations, and processing month end review. This position assists in producing accurate and timely financial statements Who We Are At Colliers Project Leaders, we are building and infrastructure projects leaders. Our Get it Right Solutionโ„ข ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing — so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success. With over 500 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offers a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries. What you’ll get to do as a Corporate Accountant at Colliers Project Leaders : * Prepare and enter journal entries * Maintain Joint-Venture and and other Service Types projects * Analyze, investigate, and correct accounting entries as neededComplete assigned internal reports on a monthly / quarterly basis, revise and update reports to be more useful and efficient * Month end review * Prepare year end working paper required by the auditor * Perform account reconciliation on assigned general ledger accounts * Prepare and update monthly tracking sheets, report templates, and regular data downloads * Assist with analysis, verification, and posting transactions to general ledgers module or other modules * Upload and maintain SharePoint files for Corporate Accounting team. * Assist with ad hoc reporting requests * Perform each task in a timely manner to ensure monthly closing is completed on schedule * Perform other duties as assigned What you’ll need to be successful: * A minimum of three years accounting experience at an intermediate level in a mid-size company. * A post secondary degree in Accounting or an Accounting diploma combined with completion of senior level of CPA program, or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience * A good knowledge of accounting principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, procedures, and practices. * Excellent team player with strong organization skills. * Ability to work to tight deadlines, under pressure, and in a fast paced environment. * Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, Great Plain, or other ERP system. * Must be willing to work with minimal supervision, be well organized, able to prioritize and meet deadlines. * Take initiative to solve problems and pay attention to details. * Strong knowledge of the following computer applications: Microsoft Windows XP, MS Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel. * Knowledge of project accounting is an asset * Advanced Excel skills