Junior Project Accountant

Stantec Australia

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Junior Project Accountant - ( 230000MA )


Stantec Australia is looking for a Junior Project Accountant with relevant experience to join the Financial Services Functional Support team on a full time, ongoing basis. This is an exciting opportunity to perform a critical business role which provides support to project managers across Australia.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Assisting the region to meet its key performance indicator targets regarding unbilled revenue, invoicing, debt collection and other financial indicators as required

  • Assisting in the preparation of project invoicing on a regular basis and in an accurate and timely manner

  • Assisting with the setup of projects in the financial system (Oracle)

  • Assimilating the technical knowledge of and ability to use accounting software (job set-up/close outs, monthly financial reviews and adjustments, invoicing etc.) and be able to impart that knowledge to others

  • Assisting project managers with contract administration as required on a project-by-project basis including an awareness of any financial accounting related clauses

  • Assisting the management team with the rollout of new initiatives

  • Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec Quality, Safety & Environment Systems and Project Quality Procedures

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting or similar, preferred but not essential

  • Ability to adapt to different situations and organise priorities autonomously to meet deadlines

  • Understanding of internal controls or SOX principles, preferred but not essential. Otherwise, an interest in learning

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Experience in ERP systems

  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills to interact with a broad range of audiences in multiple countries

  • Relevant previous work experience

  • Positive, can-do attitude

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

How to apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.


Tertiary qualification in Accounting or similar, preferred but not essential

Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane

Other Locations : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne, Australia-Western Australia-Perth, Australia-New South Wales-Sydney

Organization : BC-3095 Financial Services-Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 14, 2023, 10:35:37 PM

Req ID: 230000MA

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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