Intermediate Accountant
Tervita Corporation - Beaverlodge, AB

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, Waste Management, for the Fort St. John/Beaverlodge Regions, the individual will be responsible for a variety of financial and administrative functions designed to assist Project Managers in the efficient execution of complex and diverse projects, while ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial information. This role is the primary link between operations, project management and finance; therefore strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities and flexibility are crucial.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide support and analysis on tasks related to producing accurate job set-up, cost/revenue tracking and job completion procedures
  • Assist and play an integral part of the month end / forecast process, including profitability analysis and cost and revenue accruals
  • Contribute to monthly reporting for division management and corporate, including journal entry creation and divisional financial statement analysis and review
  • Assist and perform project set up functions, including input of Budgets, accurate Cost Code structures, rate tables and ensuring compliance with client contract
  • Provide support for multiple districts with Project Costing analysis
  • Provide ongoing project status updates to Project Managers and Senior Project Accountants as required
  • Maintain and review reasonableness of all project committed cost
  • Create client billings per contract and other client requirements
  • Create and process supervisors’ reports used in the billing process
  • Ensure all back-up has been gathered to support client billings
  • Assist Project Manager with client reporting requirements
  • Maintain routine project-specific correspondence and documentation
  • Works on ad hoc projects as required

Required Qualifications:


  • Minimum 2 years related experience in project accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and job costing
  • Minimum 1-2 years of administrative experience within the waste management, environmental services or oil/gas sector
  • Business Diploma or Degree (major in Accounting) or other relevant post-secondary training.
  • Intermediate computer skills - MS Excel, Outlook, Word, Access


  • Strong Interpersonal skills – ability to professionally and positively interact with people in the course of performing the above duties
  • Strong analytical abilities / attention to detail with good follow up skills; results-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a focus on customer service
  • Self-motivated team player - ability to work independently as well as be an integral part of a team environment
  • Demonstrated self-confidence, initiative and perseverance
  • This position would be ideal for an individual who is adaptable to a fast-pace in a dynamic environment