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A construction firm in Surrey, BC, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their office for a full-time position. The company, being in the industry since 1964, has completed over 300 projects in residential, recreational, and industrial market segments. If you are looking to have a voice and collaborate with a team to drive continuous improvement initiatives – this company is a good fit for you.

Opportunity Summary

This role is for a 16-month term with potential for a permanent role as we continue to grow the company and overall portfolio. The role is a Senior Accountant level with the ability to backfill the Controller role during a leave of absence.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor, a small team and collaborate with portfolio finance leads.
  • Participate with the leadership team to achieve company and department goals.
  • Responsible for financial reporting and general ledger management.
  • Ensure compliance with tax legislation, including GST and monitoring CRA accounts.
  • Prepare and support financial audits, both internal and external, by providing accurate financial records and documentation.
  • Oversee accounts payable, receivable, and payroll.
  • Assist in maintaining and improving financial systems and internal controls to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Provide financial support and direction to other stakeholders within the business as needed.
  • Oversee bank transfers, cash management, and prepare weekly cash forecasts.
  • Model the Company Values – Take Care of Each Other, Build Great Things, Be Innovative, Have Fun.



  • At least 5 years of senior-level accounting experience with a General Contractor background is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • CPA designation or working toward achieving.
  • Experience coaching and leading a team.
  • Experience collaborating across functional areas.
  • Proficiency in translating financial results, information, and ideas to non-financial professionals.
  • Ability to analyze short- and long-term financial impacts of various strategic options.
  • Autonomous, and collaborative with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of all data.
  • Excellent organizational skills to handle multiple deadlines and tasks within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Familiarity with construction industry-specific software or project management tools is an advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a team that is evolving and growing. Please send your resume to to be considered for this role.

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