Who we are

Founded in Chilliwack, B.C. the Westbow Group of Companies aims to build our communities through construction, realty, wealth, agriculture, and charity. Since 1977, Westbow continues to grow and expand. We are a company that prides itself on its values:

• We work hard, we work smart
• We build lasting value
• We are creative and innovative
• We have fun
• We care
• We act with integrity

About the role

We are looking for a highly capable Senior Project Accountant to provide our project management team with accounting/finance support. You will manage the junior project accountants and oversee the reporting & finance requirements for the construction/development arm of Westbow.
Are you excited by growth and opportunity? Do you like to take the initiative, serve, and connect with others, thrive when there are multiple things on the go, and put your ideas into action in a collaborative environment? Join our team!

What you’re great at

• Having exceptional analytical skills and a talent for critical thinking
• Having excellent communication skills
• Being a collaborative team member

What you’ll be doing

• Managing the project accounting team
• Ensuring the below monthly tasks are happening on time & focusing on improving the quality/efficiency of each process:
o Cost/profit review of projects
o Cash forecasts for projects
o Bank Draws for projects
o WIP reports & other accounting entries
o Monthly financial statement reporting
• Reporting to management on monthly financial results (aggregate of above monthly reports + WCG as an operating company)
• Analyzing and modeling potential development acquisitions
• Driving the finance application process including (but not limited to) forecasting & modelling for banks and managing Jr.’s through the application process
• Working with operations on identifying & implementing methods to improve cost management, and revenue growth
• Assisting in identifying & problem solving for “challenging” projects that require strategic pivots
• Assisting in the implementation & improvement of software to assist with financial aspects of operations (TEAM, Revit, Viewpoint, Prophix etc.)
• Leading or participating in value added ad hoc projects, including process improvements, implementation, and analysis of KPIs and implementation of technology solutions

What we’re looking for

• Accounting, Economics or Finance Bachelor’s degree is required
• CPA candidate is preferred
• 3+ years of experience in finance or accounting-related jobs is required
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work with multiple departments
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong at problem solving and strong analytical skills
• Excellent technical written and verbal communication skills
• Intermediate Microsoft Excel ability
• Creative and innovative
• Confident in presenting reports and analysis

What you can expect from us

• Supportive team and leadership staff
• Flexible work schedule
• Casual dress attire and cheerful work environment
• Fun company events
• Volunteer opportunities with Westbow Gives Back
• Benefits package
• Investment opportunities and investment matching
• Education and Mentorship opportunities

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