Clark Builders Staff Accountant Summer Student in Edmonton, Alberta

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Our Remarkable team, made up of individuals with unique talents and perspectives, works together each and every day to deliver exceptional, successful projects and experiences for our clients across Western and Northern Canada through innovation and inspiration.

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One of the top ten general contractors in Canada and part of the largest construction organization in North America, Clark Builders serves industrial, commercial and institutional market sectors. Clark Builders core values represent the spirit that our company was founded on: Respect Others, Have a Can-Do Attitude, Succeed as a Team, Lead with Courage, Deliver Results. They are more than words: each one underlies the commitment that we bring to every person we meet, every team we build and every project we work on, start to finish. We are looking for team members interested in working on an innovative and collaborative team.

Clark Builders is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated Staff Accountant Summer Student to work alongside the Corporate Accounting Team. The Staff Accountant Summer Student reports to the Lead Staff Accountant. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for but not limited to:


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  • Reconciliations: Balance bank accounts and sub-ledgers to control accounts, including: A/P, A/R, prepaid and foreign exchange.

  • Inter-company: Monitor and reconcile inter-company accounts. Provide a variance analysis of activity and prepare adjusting entries when required.

  • Financial statements: Compilation of standalone financial statements and assist in the compilation of consolidated financial statements.

  • Adjustments: Prepare correcting journal entries where required.

  • External Reporting & Financial Analysis

  • Sales tax: GST and PST filings for various entities in different provinces.

  • Statistics Canada: Prepare and file the required returns.

  • Audit: Prepare documentation and liaise with external auditors.

  • Fixed assets: Assist with fixed asset and inventory control.

  • Budgeting: Provide assistance with budgeting and budget variance analysis.


  • Communication: Liaise with team members, management, Accounting and Operations.

  • Interdepartmental support: Assisting accounts payable, project accounting, or payroll with reconciliations, document control or processing.

  • Accounts receivable: Application of payments to outstanding invoices (cash receipts).

  • Lean mindset: Seek continuous improvements and improved processes.

  • Documentation: Maintain procedural documentation for all areas of responsibilities.

  • Compliance: Adhere to Clark Builders’ policies and procedures.

  • Accounting standards: Ensure company adherence to ASPE.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills.

  • Attention to detail and analytical skills.

  • Self-starter who takes initiative and achieves results.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Pursuing a post-secondary degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.

  • Exposure or understanding of principles of lean thinking and continuous improvement is an asset.

*This is a safety sensitive position.

System ID: 2019-1851

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