Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Our Oil & Gas client is seeking a Project Accountant in St. John’s, NFLD. This is a 1 year contract with the possibility of extension, as it is in support of a project that is expected to last approximately 4-5 years.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Administering and promoting sound control policies and practices; developing project work breakdown structure to allow proper cost collection, reporting and invoicing against the approved AFE.
  • Preparing and maintaining project budgets, long range plans, forecasts, cost reports on project expenditures, invoice summaries and payment schedules, cash forecasts, and preparing appropriate variance analysis on these items as required.
  • A/P Management: Tracking and reporting on contract/project payment progress and invoice/commercial issues.
  • Preparing monthly accruals for the project and journal entry adjustments as required.

Must Have Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Commerce or equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in broad accounting roles.
  • Professional Accounting designation (CMA, CGA or CA) required.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Demonstrated competency in Microsoft suite products.
  • Strong presentation and management reporting capabilities.

Nice to Have Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP R3 (FI/CO/MM) and related modules or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System.
  • Experience with Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (EPCI) contracts.


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