Project Accountant


Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax Regional Municipality
Job Number: AS13507

Are you a solutions-oriented Accountant looking for a challenging international opportunity to gain valuable experience with a large corporate entity? Our client is currently seeking a Project Accountant for a 20-month project in the Halifax Regional Municipality. You will work primarily from home with travel to Spain required. Additionally. The work will require approximately 40 hours per month for the first 16 months, then full time in Spain near completion.

Reporting to the Controller, and as a vital member of this fast-paced accounting team, you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with procurement and operations teams
  • Monitoring project progress and report to management
  • Reviewing project contracts
  • Reviewing all billings and reporting on all concerns
  • Forecasting & reporting
  • Managing project budgets and deadlines
  • Developing cash flow reports
  • Other financial and accounting duties as needed

As the ideal candidate, you have completed an accounting designation and have gained a minimum of five years’ related work experience. With strong organizational skills and advanced problem resolution abilities, you have a proven track record of success and consistently meet deadlines while balancing multiple priorities. As a hands-on individual who excels in a team environment, you have a keen eye for detail and superior communication abilities. In addition, you posses above average computer skills particularly with Excel.

If you are a team player with a results-oriented approach and the ability to excel in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, this may be the opportunity for you.