About McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and -operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.

Role Overview
The McElhanney Group Ltd. is seeking a new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Analyst to join our growing team. We are seeking a bold individual that has solid project accounting experience, with the ability to train others on system functionality and project analysis. In this role, you will work closely with our Engineering & Surveying Project Managers and Branch Administrators to oversee project accounting functions including revenue recognition, WIP and Variance monitoring, and project profitability analysis.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and is willing to travel to offices located in Western Canada and the U.S.

  • Oversees the project accounting functions.
  • Provide training to project managers on project accounting and use of the project accounting system
  • Support branches in analyzing project performance
  • Ensure project revenue is recognized in accordance with Accounting standards
  • Work closely with the ERP team and project administrators in resolving billing and project entry issues
  • Assist project managers in project costing and billing rates setup including cross border transfer pricing
  • Reconcile project subledgers to General Ledger monthly
  • Mentor and develop junior staff
  • Other responsibilities as required.

  • Over 5 years’ accounting experience, with at least 3 years in project accounting
  • a degree in accounting or finance
  • Qualified CPA designation or close to completion is preferred
  • Expert skills with MS Excel
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively – both written and verbal
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new accounting software quickly (Dynamics SL and related systems)
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and function effectively without continuous direction
  • Experience in cross border transfer pricing between US & Canada is an asset
If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
McElhanney’s Vancouver office is conveniently situated downtown, just steps away from BC Place and Yaletown and in close proximity to transit, shopping, and restaurants.  In this location are engineering, surveying, and mapping branches, as well as the Corporate head office services including Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Business Technology, and Health, Safety & Environment departments.
McElhanney is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion which celebrates the successes that comes from a team diverse in expertise, experiences, and perspectives. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, welcoming all ethnicities, religions, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability, or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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This is a full-time position

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