Junior Project Accountant

Toronto

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Who we are

As a leading Canadian architectural practice, Zeidler designs meaningful spaces that contribute to community and deliver lasting value. With offices in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria, we offer full architectural and interior design services.

Propelled by curiosity and driven by human connection, our creative process is based on cultivating the potential of our team. We nurture our expertise through mentorship and continuous learning. We listen to, consider, and build on each other’s ideas to develop thoughtful solutions that address complex challenges.

Our award-winning work spans a broad range of sectors including academic, healthcare, residential, mixed-use, commercial, cultural and civic. As we continue to grow our national practice, we are seeking talented individuals who embrace creative, passionate, and forward-thinking approaches to join our dynamic team.

What we are seeking

As we continue to grow our national practice, we are seeking an experienced, reliable and driven Project Accountant to join our team. This role requires you to work from our Downtown Toronto office. In this role you will work with the team to ensure the company’s financial data is accurate, reliable and up to date.

Project Accounting

  • Effectively communicate with staff on Timesheets – coding, comments, overtime, spelling, grammar, accuracy of phases and activities
  • Determine project chargeable as well as data update in the system

Client Account Management

  • Collection follow-up (phone/email) – A/R management maintaining an acceptable level of aging across assigned projects
  • Cash receipts – daily input of AR Receipts including EFTS and checks
  • Bank Deposits
  • Reconcile several financial documents, statements and process varied transactions for expenses, preparation of routine or standard reports
  • Ad Hoc – various client requests (i.e. statements, copies, adjustments, etc.)

Accounts Payable

  • Vendor invoices full accounts payable cycle – obtaining authorizations, coding and computer input.
  • System Maintenance – vendor updates
  • Filing – A/P checks and expenses

Administrative Support

  • Cross-train in financial accounting functions, bank reconciliations and general ledger account analysis, to act as backup to other accounting staff
  • Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Team Lead

What you will bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business preferred
  • Sufficiently conversant with the use of computer; skilled in performing mathematical processes; and an outstanding knowledge of utilizing accounting software, as well as other basics
  • 2+ years of experience in a Project Accounting role, with experience in an architectural/engineering or other professional services firm considered an asset
  • Commendable skills in general bookkeeping procedures or principles
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision or Deltek Ajera Software or other fully integrated project accounting platform, a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly evolving environment
  • Ability to work independently and with a team, take initiative, set tasks and see projects through to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong team skills
  • Consistent and highly organized

If you are a motivated, creative, and inspired individual who has the ambition to grow and enjoys working in a collaborative, exciting, and fast-paced environment surrounded by challenging opportunities, we would like to hear from you! Pease apply now.

Benefits + Perks

Zeidler believes in a work-life balance and valuing our people with benefits like:

  • PATO Days – enjoy an extra day off on long weekends
  • Flexible hours
  • Mentorship and continuous learning
  • Social events
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Fun work environment and great firm future… and so much more

What to do now

If you are a motivated, creative, and inspired individual who has the ambition to grow and enjoys working in a collaborative, exciting, and fast-paced environment surrounded by challenging opportunities, we would like to hear from you. Please apply here!

Zeidler is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants, and stand by our principles for a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome and we encourage applications from, but not limited to visible minorities, peoples with disabilities, racialized peoples, Indigenous peoples, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Please let us know if you require any accommodations throughout the interview process. We will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate.

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