Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Accounting Co-op

    Location CA-ON-Ottawa
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  • Overview

    As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting project opportunities, we are seeking talented, finance-oriented co-op student to join our Accounting team. 


    As the co-op student on our team you will gain professional experience by working directly with Accountants, AP, AR and business analysts. This co-op position calls for individuals who enjoy working in a collaborative environment who are detail orientated with a keen interest in developing operational accounting skills.

    Our ideal candidate is a student in their 3rd or 4th year of an Accounting, or Commerce program.

    This role would be well suited for an individual looking for a broad range of experience to fulfill co-op hours of their program. The roles and responsibilities will provide a broad range of experience that would be helpful for starting your accounting career.



    What you’ll get to do as a co-op student:

    • Prepare general accounting entries (sales, accruals, prepaids).
    • Data entry.
    • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording of financial transactions and compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
    • Opportunity to learn project accounting and work within a large ERP system. 
    • Preparing and maintaining accounting files, records and reports.
    • Assist and provide backup support to other accounting staff.


    What you’ll need to be successful:

    • Enrolled in an Accounting, or Commerce program.
    • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
    • Strong analytical intuition and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
    • Team player with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
    • Ability to adapt in a constantly changing environment.
    • Ability to effectively and courteously communicate written and verbal information, and to clarify requirements. 
    • A service focused approach and willingness to work additional hours as needed to meet accounting deadlines.


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