Project Accountant

JOEY Restaurant Group
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The ideal candidate is proficient in project accounting, is detail oriented and has advanced excel skills.

The Project Accountant supports the development group in new build construction development, renovations and special projects by coordinating all internal and external accounting initiatives. This includes working directly with other JOEY Restaurant corporate office partners as well as contractors and vendors. The Project Accountant will work with project teams to establish budgets, reconciliations, cashflow forecasting and performance control reporting.

The Project Accountant will be responsible for providing accounting and occasional administrative support to the Development team ensuring that processes and protocols are adhered to. Reporting regularly to all internal stakeholders on accounting for all projects under development.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Coordinate all purchase orders, change orders, invoices and prime contracts for new build development, conversions and renovations
  • Coordinate project performance control reports and forecasting cash flow spend to all stakeholders
  • Review and track contract terms to ensure the correct scope, shipping and taxes are accounted for in the purchase order and budget
  • Communicate to Project Managers any discrepancies in billings and schedule delays
  • Collaborate and perform point of contact responsibilities with Finance department
  • Weekly cost reconciliation to ensure spend to date is accurately reported to all stakeholders
  • Weekly cost reconciliation to ensure spend to date is accurately reported to all stakeholders
  • Participate in all weekly project meetings and provide updates as required pertaining to project performance control


  • Post-secondary education with 1 - 2 years of relevant work experience in project accounting field
  • Excellence in organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to show proven examples of addressing communication challenges in the past
  • An action-oriented attitude, with proven examples of proactivity and initiative in the past
  • The ability to thrive in a high intensity and high-performance environment
  • An ability to summarize and present data concisely for executive-level presentations and reports
  • Computer skills: Advanced Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook
  • Knowledgeable in construction contracts, change order documentation and other construction accounting documentation
  • Experience in the construction industry would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Restaurant Operations would be an asset

Interpersonal Skills
  • A self-starter and takes preliminary steps to do what needs to be done without outside direction; shows genuine willingness to be held accountable for successes and failures; seeks out and engages in self-improvement
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize diverse requirements
  • Proven aptitude for quick creative and technical thinking with acute attention to detail
  • Proven track record of being highly productive and organized, with the ability to work effectively under pressure and ensure deadlines are met
  • Ability to develop rapport with a broad mix of people and the flexibility to adapt to their environment

Benefits to Working at JOEY Corporate Office
  • Enjoy 50% off Food & Beverages at any JOEY Restaurant, LOCAL Public Eatery, Saltlik Steakhouse or Earls Restaurant location
  • Pursue personal and professional development, through a Coaching Partnership. Being paired with a coach will give you a partner-in-crime, to support you going after big and exciting goals
  • Receive coverage for applicable professional development courses and membership dues/fees


*JOEY Restaurants is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*