Accounting Assistant - P/T
B+H Architects - Vancouver, BC

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*Job Title: Accounting Assistant – P/T
Reports to: Controller
Department: Administration/Accounting
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia*

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Recording accounts payable and employee expenses; Preparing and printing cheques - estimated hours per month 20.0hrs;
  • Amex and TD visa reconciliation report - estimated hours per month 2.0hrs;
  • Preparing and recording monthly project expense invoices - estimated hours per month 15.0hrs;
  • Updating, reconciling, project contracts, and maintaining project summary reports. Addendums, correspondence and closing documents - estimated 5.0 hrs. per month;
  • Filing/archiving for accounting department - estimated hours per month 3.0hrs;
  • Other accounts receivable / GL reporting to cover Controller vacation - estimated hours per month 15.0hrs.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work during core business hours, 2-3 days per week. Ideal for someone transitioning back to the workforce, after a leave or otherwise, who wants to work approximately 15 hrs/wk total.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in General Accounting – previous experience in a Professional Services firm strongly preferred
  • 3rd or 4th year CGA
  • Must have knowledge of Canadian GAAP; project/cost based accounting, and commodity tax filing requirements.
  • Experience with Percentage Complete revenue recognition would be an asset
  • University Degree or College Diploma, preferred
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (sumifs, pivot tables, data comparisons), and proficiency in other MS Office software
  • Experience of project accounting systems. Experience using Deltek Vision would be an asset.

Reporting Requirements:

Timesheets, overtime and vacation requests must be approved by the Controller.