Financial Accountant

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Job Description - Financial Accountant

  • North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Full time

Company Description

Sacré-Davey is a consulting engineering company providing engineering and project management services in diverse fields of mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, clean technologies, chemicals, food and beverage and ports and marine. With offices across Canada and the western United States, we offer our clients professional advice and technical expertise to help improve the return on their investments. By thinking creatively and finding innovative approaches, we provide solutions that maximize value for our clients.

Job Description

Sacré-Davey Engineering is currently looking for an experienced Financial Accountant with strong technical skills to join our Finance and Accounting team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the key to success in this role is to be a mature, responsible and dedicated self-starter who delivers tasks on time, thrives in a fast-paced environment and pays attention to detail.

The role’s primary focus is to provide general Accounting and Project support including Client invoicing.


  • Support preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements and variance reports in a multi-currency environment
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of all subledger transactions, including AP, AR, and Bank Reconciliations
  • Support processing of bi-weekly payroll
  • Perform Treasury functions
  • Support processing of Client billings and project management
  • Monitor and follow-up with Clients regarding unpaid billings
  • Process Government filings such as GST, PST, WCB
  • Assist in the preparation of the Company’s business plan, budget and forecasting activities
  • Analyze performance versus budget and investigate variances as required
  • Monitor operational expenditures in conjunction with approved budgets
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Report on project profitability to management
  • Collaborate with operational managers to support overall department goals and objectives while delivering a high level of internal customer service
  • Develop and maintain internal controls documentation, processes, practices and procedures
  • Recommend and implement agreed process improvements
  • Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconciliations
  • Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Finance Manager
  • Maintain confidentiality of organizational information


  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Working towards or possessing a professional accounting designation (CPA or equivalent) is strongly preferred
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Ability to perform tasks in a multi currency environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written skills)
  • Positive, self-motivated, self-starter and a positive attitude
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and ensure security of information
  • Bilingual in French and English an asset
  • Experience in a project based, engineering service industry strongly preferred
  • Experience with integrated enterprise resource planning (“ERP”) systems an asset
  • Knowledge of standard contract terms, including hourly, lumps sum, not-to-exceed and how they are applied in the billing process

Additional Information

Sacré-Davey offers a competitive compensation package, as well as a creative, cohesive work environment and continuous opportunity for development. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please submit your resume and cover letter, including a description of projects and accomplishments relevant to the position.

Sacré-Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any accessibility or special requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

Compensation details: 72300-80000 Yearly Salary


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