Company: Wood
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Accountant to join our Mining & Minerals team in Oakville, ON. This role has overall responsibility for all aspects of project billing and general accounting. You will provide direct support to the business unit finance personnel and to the project managers. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up projects in both Accounting and Project Management systems (Oracle & Convero)
  • Ensure project set up generates appropriate results
  • Generate and review client invoices to ensure they are in accordance with the contract terms
  • Carry out monthly revenue recognition on projects
  • Identify and monitor project revenue/cost variances
  • Reconcile and analyze projects and related information
  • Monitor projects accounts receivable aging and Work -in-Progress (WIP) aging
  • Liaise between projects and accounting department to resolve questions or problems
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of project budgets
  • Prepare and review business unit reports in order to analyze variances and respond to inquiries from upper management
  • Undertake financial analysis on projects and overhead expenses
  • Assist monthly forecasting and annual budget preparation
  • Other Finance department projects as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Accounting diploma with minimum 8 years of experience in financial and business accounting roles
  • Project experience in an engineering & project management environment is preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and pro-active problem solver
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Enrolment in CPA program is a plus
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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