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Regina, Saskatchewan

Accounting & Finance




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a National organization to assist them in finding candidates for an Accountant based out of their location in Regina, SK. This employer is a leader in their industry and provides a strong culture with an employee ownership mindset.  They promote from within and treat their employees like family.

  • Collects, reconciles, obtains approval, and processes through business systems all project-related trade partner payments, general expenditures, internal payroll costing allocations (including recharge).
  • Completes all financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner in order to meet all contract payment terms as per legislation, contract terms, and policy and procedures.
  • Participates in monthly forecast review meetings for assigned projects to provide input on recoveries and various other reconciliations.
  • Provides project team with various ad hoc reports and analysis as required.
  • Assists with year-end procedures as assigned.
  • Assembles client billings package in accordance with contract terms and conditions and follows up appropriately to ensure on-time payment.
  • Prepares bank deposits and/or monthly reconciliations and prepares subsequent
  • cash receipt entries where required.
  • Assists with the review and analysis of monthly contract reports to ensure accuracy of cash-flow, fee reconciliation, and ledger balance. Subsequently follows up with project management staff and accounting manager to identify any irregularities or risk exposure, and assists with the development of a strategy to address accordingly.
  • Ensures that all required documentation, including insurance, bonding, SDI, workers compensation, statutory declarations, and lien waivers is in place.
  • Interprets trade partner documentation for accounting-related items only, and follows established accounting procedures.
  • Assists with the assembly of information for internal and external audits.
  • Effectively communicates with internal and external stakeholders to resolve issues.
  • Supports finance and commercial risk management with special assignments as
  • required.
  • Develops and maintains strong customer focused relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Values and models the solution provider and profitability culture.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Post secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline.
  • Active pursuit of accounting designation an asset.
  • 2 years of progressive experience with direct project administration and accounting in the construction or a related industry preferred.
  • Introductory knowledge of construction industry; understands general construction terms and processes.
  • Understanding of full-cycle accounting.
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting principles, including maintenance of ledgers and cash-flows.
  • Basic understanding of project forecasting and budgeting.
  • Basic knowledge of project costing principles, recoveries, insurance, and contract/ subcontract requirements as related to accounting.
  • Understands and complies with all labor agreements, government legislation, and basic knowledge of government legislation regarding accounting and applicable generally accepted accounting practices and standards.
  • Intermediate understanding of lien rights.
  • Basic exposure to bid and contract securities and insurance as they relate to risk management, claims management, pricing, and accounting.
  • Exposure to owner contracts as they relate to payment terms, billing requirements, audit rights, and cost-of-work definition.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to act with the required discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Strong organizational skills and high level of detail orientation, with the ability to accurately prepare and enter financial information to meet deadlines and requirements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge and experience with accounting software.

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