Senior Project Accountant- 18 Month Contract (Mississauga/Hybrid- 3 days in office) $77,000-$85,000 salary + benefits and 3 weeks vacation

Senior Project Accountant (18-month contract)

Mississauga, ON (Hybrid- 3 days in office)

$77,000-$85,000 salary + health/ dental and 3 weeks vacation

Our client is a highly accomplished residential builder/ developer based in Mississauga with extensive experience throughout Canada and the US.

Looking for a temporary Senior Project Accountant to play a pivotal role in overseeing accounting, taxation, cash flow, and reporting for assigned projects. Collaborating closely with an Accounts Payable Administrator dedicated to their projects, the Senior Project Accountant ensures accuracy and compliance.

This role is a fixed-term contract lasting 18 months, and is set to begin in October 2023. The business operates a hybrid work environment with 3 days per week in-office. 


  • Compiling annual and interim financial statements
  • Creating budgets and generating monthly/quarterly cash flow statements
  • Crafting monthly investor reports for all assigned projects
  • Managing external and government audit requirements for allocated projects
  • Reconciling project-related accounts
  • Balancing and recording Statement of Adjustments and unit closings
  • Reviewing and preparing GST/HST returns, as well as establishing new HST accounts
  • Posting accounting entries like bank deposits, HST filings, bank reconciliations, distributions, etc.
  • Participating in regular meetings with site and project teams to monitor project changes and progress
  • Cultivating and implementing best practices within the team


  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a collaborative mindset
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience thriving in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment
  • Adaptability and the ability to prioritize in the face of shifting demands
  • A genuine dedication to delivering exceptional customer service

Key qualifications/skills:

  • A university degree and an accounting designation (CPA/ in the process would be considered an asset)
  • 5+ years relevant experience in Accounting
  • Asset: Background in real estate and construction industries
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication aptitude, along with high emotional intelligence
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Robust technical and analytical capabilities

How to Apply?

If you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please send your resume to Due to the high volume of applications, only those chosen for the interview will be contacted.