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Job Code:201097
Job Title:ACCOUNTANT - ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
Job Category:FINANCE/ACCOUNTING
Location:TORONTO, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

ACCOUNTANT – ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

JOB CATEGORY:

Finance/Accounting

INDUSTRY:

Construction

LOCATION:

Toronto, ON

DATE:

October 5, 2018

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201097

THE COMPANY:

Our client is an international leader in the manufacture and installation of electro-mechanical systems used primarily in high rise buildings.  Their Canadian Headquarters is responsible for business throughout North America.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

They are currently in need of an intermediate Accountant, experienced in AR with a background in percentage of completion duties related to construction projects.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Project AR Accountant is responsible for the administration, recording and collection of accounts receivable for the Projects Division. Overall responsibility is to properly record and maintain accounts receivable for the division in coordination with the Vice President Operations and the Projects Managers. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for collection of said accounts ensuring all accounts are kept current. The position is part of the Account Receivable team which reports directly to the Vice President Administration and Finance. 

Responsibilities unique to this type of position include: 

  • Set up projects and billing schedule in coordination with Project Managers and Contract Department,
  • Maintain contract value and billing schedule up to date with change orders,
  • Review progress billing proposal with Project Managers and submit to customers.
  • Follow up with customers and obtain approved progress billing.
  • Process approved progress billing per customer billing requirements and paperwork in coordination with Project Managers, accounting, contract  and payroll departments. 

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have: 

  • 5 to 15 years’ experience as an accountant in a commercial or industrial environment;
  • At least 3 years of recent experience in accounts receivable;
  • At least 3 years of recent experience in “percentage of completion” tasks.
  • Experience with North American GAAP;
  • Excellent communication skills in English. 

Note:  Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be acknowledged. 

COMPENSATION:

Competitive with qualifications and experience

EDUCATION:

Degree in Accounting or Finance

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: 

Permanent, full-time 

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

None

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT: 

Reg Shortt, P.Eng., CPC, Partner

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume along with your answers to the questions listed below to: rshortt@stoakley.com.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Reg Shortt: http://stoakley.com/meet-reg-shortt/

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

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