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Project Accountant

by JMP Solutions

Reference #: JMPSO001152
Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2024
JMP Solutions

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our Finance team as a Project Accountant. This is a finance role designed to support Project Managers through the life of a project.


As part of our Corporate Finance team and reporting to the Controller, the Project Accountant oversees all aspects of Project Accounting for each project assigned and interfaces closely with Project Managers and Finance Business Partners to maintain the financials for each project. This is a hybrid position, reporting to our London Ontario head office.

The Project Accountant, as a senior specialist with advanced applied knowledge, is responsible for supporting the professional services order to revenue accounting cycle, by providing services contract administration and data maintenance for Professional Services projects.


Reporting initially to the Controller, the Project Accountant will partner with our Project Management team and Finance Business Partners to ensure the successful financial management of projects, including project setup, maintenance, invoicing, and project closure, as well as continuous improvement initiatives with regards to working capital management and partnering with our PMO Office and our Finance team to continually improve our key working capital metrics by project.


This is an exciting opportunity to be a cross-functional partner, and to help scale revenue and project accounting in a high-growth, multi-entity, and global business.


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What would a typical day be like?

  • Financial management of time and material and fixed price projects, which includes but is not limited to contract and change request management, project setup, master data maintenance, invoicing, and project closure.
  • Complete monthly project financial procedures including revenue recognition and support timely and accurate invoice creation
  • Ensure consistent application of approvals and control procedures.
  • Monitor project budgets, change orders, project health and estimates
  • Build strong relationships with our internal Professional Services business partners, including Delivery and Project Managers.
  • Identify risks to project status or completion and escalate to leadership as appropriate
  • Support resolution of contract issues including providing support to the billing team as required.
  • Support service sales team in creation of statements of work and change requests.
  • Effectively work with colleagues across Finance and other key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support internal review process and year end audit requests


What qualifies you for this opportunity?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 3+ years Project or Professional Services Accounting
  • Experience in Engineering consulting industry highly desired
  • Proven experience managing medium to large scale projects with changing scope, timelines, and consultants
  • Experience with ERP and project accounting systems, Deltek Vision and Salesforce an asset
  • Requires excellent 360-degree communication skills and the ability to multitask
  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.
  • Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence
  • Willingness to work extended hours at month end and year end
  • Experience with Percentage of Completion accounting required
  • Thorough knowledge of Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of US GAAP considered an asset
  • Knowledge of public company reporting/SOX controls considered an asset
  • Highly proficient in Excel and the Microsoft Suite of products
  • Reliable transportation and an ability to travel; Controls Specialists at JMP should have the ability to travel within the US and Canada


JMP Solutions (a Convergix Company)

Founded in 1987, JMP is an automation systems integrator offering solutions to diverse industrial and consumer end markets. It designs, engineers, and integrates hardware and software to automate its customers’ manufacturing and production facilities. Headquartered in London, Ontario, with an established North American footprint consisting of 17 office locations across the U.S. and Canada, the Company’s multi-geographic branch model provides it with a strategic advantage over smaller, sub-regional competitors, allowing it to provide targeted, local support while also growing with its blue-chip customer base across geographies and applications. We are certified as a “Great Place to Work” in both Canada and US. We have also been awarded one of the “Top 50 Best Workplaces Canada” nine (9) times, including Best Workplaces for Inclusion, for Women and Professional Services 2021 and 2022.


What does JMP Offer You?

Here at JMP, we offer a very generous compensation and benefits package including:

  • Health
  • Dental coverage
  • RRSP Matching / 401K Matching
  • and more!


Convergix Automation Solutions is a Global Systems Integrator specializing in custom automated manufacturing systems including, robotics, controls, material handling, information and software systems, process automation in a variety of manufacturing industries. With over 900 employees, 25+ Locations worldwide and $300M in Sales, Convergix is growing organically as well through acquisition to become a leading $1B Automation Integration global partner.  We are a single source automation solutions provider that leverages the geography, technology, industry expertise and capacity of the entire Convergix portfolio across the entire value chain for our customers in a diverse set of industries.

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What does CONVERGIX value?

Our values are our foundational concepts on which we build CONVERGIX; we adhere to these no matter what mountain we climb.

  • Integrity - Respect, Transparency, Commitment
  • Excellence - Continuous Improvement, Innovation, Collaboration, Communication
  • Passion - Momentum, Sense of Urgency, Growth, Success, Velocity


We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


JMP Solutions has an accommodation program in place that provides reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact Human Resources.

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