Project Accountant - Industrial


Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E 6V3

Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.


We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.


As a member of our Industrial group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various industrial projects for the resource sector – oil (including refining and upgrading), oil sands, natural gas, petrochemicals, power generation, mining and forestry, potash, uranium and other resources. As a member of our Industrial group, you will also ensure the highest safety and environmental standards are upheld.


About the Role:


The Operations Accountant 2 is accountable for providing accounting and transactional support for a project or group of projects. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that project accounting processes and controls are being adhered to, in accordance with company policies and procedures, to ensure clear, accurate, consistent, and relevant project financial information on a timely basis.  The role is focused on executing the work, while gaining experience around managing and supporting team members in completing tasks. The Operations Accountant will also be responsible for maintaining strong collaborative relationships with project staff and acts as a business partner.



As a member of the Operations Accounting Team at Graham you will:


  • Review and direct a high-volume timekeeping process and participate in LEMS reporting, to ensure complete, timely delivery that is in line with owner requirements.
  • Ensure audit and accuracy of project master data in Graham and Client systems
  • Ensure data flow and audit of detail between Graham systems and Client systems
  • Responsible for the administration of subtrade contracts and invoices in adherence with company policy.
  • Responsible for the accurate reconciliation and completion of owner progress billings (including change orders), ensuring on time and in compliance with the contract.
  • Examine and review projects to ensure costs are accurately allocated within projects.
  • Monitor and ensure timely accounts receivable collections and deposit of payments. Support and provide project input for weekly cash flow forecasts.
  • Responsible for the business unit’s general transactional accounting processes, reconciliations, and month-end procedures, and ensures compliance with deadlines.
  • Apply knowledge of company policies, procedures, and internal controls at the project level, including project setup and cost accounting.
  • Contribute to the deliverables for audit work requirements (external & client).
  • Apply knowledge of professional accounting standards, including revenue recognition and accruals.
  • Contribute to management reporting, client reporting, and forecasting for projects as required.
  • Demonstrate a passion and excitement for the work and model a can-do/high performance attitude in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Display commitment to continuous improvement initiatives.



To be successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:


  • Degree in Commerce/Business/Accounting or a related field.
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) is preferred.
  • 5 - 7 years relevant accounting experience.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Project Accounting principles and practices.
  • Demonstrate technical accounting proficiency in billing and cost accounting.
  • Experience in Construction, Engineering or Heavy Manufacturing Industries.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems and system controls, SAP preferred. Recognizing the necessity of adhering to deadlines.


Compensation and Benefits:


  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.
  • Ownership and long term equity opportunities


What we can offer you:


  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America


Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.


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Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Graham website.

Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.


Graham Management Services LP
10840 27th Street SE
Calgary, AB
T2Z 3R6



The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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