Job Description

Project Accountant
Operating Company Stuart Olson Buildings Group
City Greater Toronto Area
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Reporting to the Regional Vice President and the Divisional Controller, the Project Accountant will be responsible for accounts payable and receivables, reporting and analysis and supporting the accounting team.


This position is based in the Mississauga, ON office.




  • Demonstrate the Stuart Olson Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.



  • Process project accounts receivable and accounts payables, including:

  • Prepare billings and backup documentation;

  • Enter project related payables and investigate any PO discrepancies; and

  • Assist and respond to inquiries.

  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals and any additional services related to billing and payables.

  • Ensure that month end deadlines and reporting requirements are met.

  • Project accounting report generation and analysis including project budgets, cash flow forecasts, and generation and review of project cost reports.

  • Assist in monthly project forecasting.

  • Identify and resolve inconsistencies and issues with project managers.

  • Follow up on payment certifications.

  • Initiate new project set-ups; to be reviewed and released by the Controller.

  • Monitor cash and provide weekly cash request to Senior Accountant/Controller.

  • Ensure compliance with CSOX and IFRS requirements.

  • File and manage project records.

  • Provide assistance with the preparation of quarterly financial forecasts and annual budget if required.

  • Assist/support the accounting team as needed, along with ad-hoc requests and projects as assigned.


Stuart Olson

  • Lead and participate in corporate initiatives as requested.




  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in accounting

  • CPA or pursuing CPA preferred

  • 5-10 years’ accounting experience

  • Strong A/R and A/P background within construction or high volume accounting environment

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • SAP experience

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the company Promise



Why Choose Stuart Olson?

Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.


Who We Are?

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.


We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.



Application Instructions: All interested candidates can apply directly to the position at Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.


Unsolicited resumes and phone inquiries from 3rd party agencies will not be accepted.


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