Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Accounting Co-op

Location CA-ON-Ottawa
Job ID
2018-2066
Category
Accounting/Finance

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.

 

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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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