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  • Job reference: RMS0131502

Junior Project Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/09/2013
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The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

The Role:
Provide day to day support to the LCP team members. Direction exercised will include invoice attest, resolving invoicing issues, process development and refinement and database administration. Reporting to the Project Accounting Lead (EPCM), the incumbent should be capable of handling day-to-day activities and responsibilities with minimal supervision and direction. 

This position is responsible for performing invoice attest and processing activities as defined in LCP procedural documents. Responsibilities also include maintaining databases of Contractor information to help facilitate invoice attest and processing activities and report compilation as required.

•Financial attest and control of Contractors’ invoices.
•Provide day-to-day accounting support to the Integrated Management Team located in the EPCM Consultant’s office.
•Participate in the development and implementation of all accounting processes, procedures and controls associated with LCP activities.
•Ensure that all non-resident companies are identified and set-up in the corporate accounting system (JD Edwards) for withholding tax accounting and compliance. Interface with the Accounts Payable Lead to ensure timely remittance of withholding taxes and provision for annual reconciliation and legislative reporting.
•Participate in the currency/cash call/forecasting processes to facilitate contractor payment requirements and Corporate Treasury requirements.
•Develop a working knowledge of the LCP account coding structure. Apply this knowledge to evaluate the appropriateness of the coding of expenses invoiced to the LCP development companies.
•Maintain a database of project assignment authorizations to facilitate the attest of the EPCM Contractor’s invoices.
•Maintain a database that provides a one-to-one mapping of contracts to vendor payment information.
•Perform the electronic transfer of invoice data between the EPCM’s project management system to the corporate accounting system (JD Edwards)
•Oversee and manage business processes that facilitate approval of project assignment authorizations, overtime requests and travel requests.
•Provide support to lead auditors in performing audit activities, as required.
•Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by the Project Accounting Lead (EPCM).

“Incumbent shall work in accordance with the Health and Safety Policies & Procedures and strive to eliminate any potential risk which could result in personal injury or occupational illness.”"Incumbent shall be familiar with the Environmental Policy and Guiding Principles and applicable environmental Standard Operating Procedures."

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Experience in multi-currency environment, working knowledge of contract interpretation associated with invoice attest, financial reporting and analysis, business process development, system administration and financial and accounting controls.
•Three (3) to five (5) years experience on large resource development projects or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
•Undergraduate degree in business.
•Working towards or recently achieved a professional accounting designation.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to safety, health and environmental issues
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Proficient with desktop and database software
•Self motivated, assertive and results oriented
•Ability to work with minimum supervision and within deadlines
•Proactively approaches and develops innovative solutions to problems
•Strong customer service focus
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Functions as dedicated team player

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