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Senior Project Accountant

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20634
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

As a Senior Project Accountant, you will support the coordination of accurate and timely entry and reporting of data in the company financial systems. This includes accounts receivable, subcontract management, payroll, time entry, accounts payable and month end reporting. You are a driven individual, who continuously looks for opportunities to learn, grow and advance your career. Interaction and communication with management and project teams are important to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of data. You think ahead and look at the big picture in order to make Ledcor a stronger organization.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees. Our total rewards package is designed to provide compensation and benefits programs that support your health, wellness, and financial security. Including items such as competitive salaries and profit-sharing program; exceptional health, dental, vision plans, life and disability coverages; comprehensive retirement plans, generous vacation and leave, family support benefits, mental health resources, and more. We offer ongoing employee training and development, team building and career growth opportunities.

Join our Finacial Operations Team in Edmonton or Calgary, AB or Toronto, ON!

Essential responsibilities:

  • Understands and articulates project contractual commercial terms
  • Communicates reporting information and interpretations with leadership
  • Influences the development and implementation of collective agreements
  • Coordinates the collection and submission of documentation required for invoicing, including statutory declarations and WCB clearance letters, etc.
  • Prepare and submit LEMs to the client
  • Collects third party invoices to support client billings
  • Prepares monthly equipment rental billings
  • Prepares progress billings, invoices, and holdback releases
  • Assists in pursuing payment collection and work with client to resolve payment issues
  • Extracts equipment information and process weekly/monthly equipment time entry
  • Tracks outside rental agreements against contract agreements
  • Ensures all equipment has approved rates
  • Works with field teams and payroll group to ensure time entry is completed in a timely manner
  • Works with the Project Management team to identify potential change orders
  • Oversees Subcontractor management
  • Prepares month end journal entries
  • Oversees Cost Analysis and Cost control


  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Project Accountant or in a similar role
  • Must have a post-secondary business degree
  • Must have Experience within commercial construction, Telecom or a related industry is preferred
  • Enrolled in the CPA program or equivalent
  • Must have knowledge of JD Edwards or similar large ERP is preferred
  • Working knowledge of construction methods
  • Financial acumen regarding equipment utilization, rates, equipment capital decisions, and profitability analysis
  • Working knowledge of construction accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of construction software systems
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Work Conditions

  • This is a remote work from home position with the understanding that from time to time you may be required to attend the office or the project site as business needs require

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email.

1100 - 1st Street SE, Calgary, AB