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Senior Accountant - Construction Exp

Reference ID: 2421-CA
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Senior Accountant-Construction Experience

Expert Recruiters is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Accountant to join a reputable real estate development company who is an industry leader in residential, commercial, and retail projects in greater Vancouver area. The ideal candidate will assist the senior management team in over-seeing various financial projects while demonstrating a thorough knowledge of industry finances and strong supervisory and leadership skills.

Who you are!

You have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in the real estate industry the managing day to day accounting activities and following procedure, conducting analysis and implementing solutions to the financial reporting then then this is the role for you.

The Role

As a Senior Accountant you will be responsible for full cycle accounting for a number of residential, commercial projects.

Where is it based?

The new office in located in the False Creek area conveniently close to Cambie Street


  • Responsible for monthly project accounting and financial reporting
  • Manage and maintain project cost control report and project financial summary
  • Prepare budget to actual analysis
  • Ensure accuracy and validity of project budgets and forecasts
  • Coordinate and manage bank draws and QS budget reviews
  • Review loan commitments and ensure continued compliance
  • Prepare reports and liaise with external parties including banks, lawyers and consultants
  • Administer and maintain appropriate costing allocations for multi-phase projects
  • Assist with procurement of project insurance
  • Provide financial data and analysis to various teams
  • Issue as-hoc reports as necessary

Must Haves:

  • Minimum 7 years’ of experience in real estate development or construction accounting preferred.
  • Previous work experience required on residential townhomes, high-rise towers, or mixed-use projects.
  • Accounting degree required, completion of CGA/CMA/CPA program
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite products with advanced proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task, self-motivated, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a very busy, fast paced environment, and view professional challenges as unique opportunities to find innovative solutions.


Timeline for this role

Expert Recruiters are short-listing candidates with client interviews beginning immediately once all due diligence has been completed. The goal is to have the successful candidate to start immediately.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive base salary dependent on experience plus excellent benefits including extended health/dental and vacation

Is this you?

Please apply online @ with your resume and cover letter to the attention of Candace Amirault, Business and Recruitment Manager or Darcia Bower, Managing Director, quoting reference # 2421-CA, if you have already met a member of our team and are interested in this role please call or email us asap. 

Expert Recruiters locally established staffing and consulting firm with a national reach; established in 1999 by its Managing Director Darcia Bower, who has over 20 years’ experience helping clients and candidates reach their goals. Expert Recruiters takes great pride in providing a more personal, boutique style staffing and recruitment agency experience. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll recognize that Expert Recruiters provides a warm and welcoming environment for both our candidates and our clients, with all of our applications treated with the strictest of confidence.


Posted: October 17, 2016
Closes:December 16, 2016
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