Senior Project Accountant Aurora, Ontario $70,000-$85,000 base plus bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and benefits

Senior Project Accountant

Aurora, Ontario

$70,000-$85,000 base plus bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and benefits

Posted on August 4, 2022.

Our client is a growing company with their head office in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. The Finance Director is looking for a Senior Project Accountant to come with experience in construction accounting or development accounting. This is a great position for someone looking for a stable company that has a lovely comfortable work environment. You would be in charge of cash flow forecasting, financial statement preparation and more. We’re looking for someone beyond a bookkeeper.

Drop that corporate stuffy downtown office job and apply to this unique, family-focused developer in Aurora, Ontario. If you think this is you, apply now!


  • Responsible for development projects with a total budget of $250m+
  • Maintain budgets, review cost to Complete and forecast expenses to incorporate project changes.
  • Identify, discuss & resolve budget-related concerns internally with the construction management team.
  • Discuss, monitor and resolve issues regarding budget, cost movement and forecast with independent cost consultants. Track budget changes and perform budget updates on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare budget reports for Senior Management including income and cash flow projections and pro-forma analysis.
  • Prepare a monthly cash flow statement for the Finance Director and discuss cash requirements and plan accordingly for it.
  • Prepare project updates information package (Draws) for Cost Consultants for funding requirements of the project.
  • Communicate with Lending Institutions regarding funding release.
  • Review the release of AP based on approvals, project requirements and funds available.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and stub period ends including recording revenue, cost of sale and cost to complete accruals.
  • Prepare financial analysis and reports as required to support management’s decision making.
  • If any internal control issues are found, take steps to ensure management is informed and the solution rolled out and the staff understand it.


  • Post-secondary education with a specialty in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • Deep understanding of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role – land development or construction / home building
  • Newstar is a nice to have
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Highly driven, committed, organized and flexible with the ability to meet challenging deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail

Interested individuals are invited to apply now or submit their resumes to appreciate the interest of all candidates. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.