Head of Project Accounting – Canada

    • Reference Number: sd-tc-00034
    • Location: Toronto, Canada
    • Salary : $110k-$120k + Bonus and benefits
    • Sector: Accounting/mining
Our client is a global Mining business with operations and projects around the globe. As key member of project management team you will oversee the finance and accounting aspects for the specified project capital build consisting of approximately $4 billion expenditure over next five years.


    • Establish finance/accounting policies and procedures for project (including approval matrix and its implementation)
    • Select, configure and implement the finance/accounting controls and systems (IT) to be utilized for the capital project phase
    • Establish the finance/accounting interface between owners project team, EPCM Services provider(s) and other part of the organisation
    • Hire, train and manage project team finance/accounting professionals
    • Budget preparation and status reporting (overall project and annual)
    • Coordinate Accruals accounting and cash management including cash call
    • Coordinate Accounts payable with accounts
    • Import duties, taxes , VAT, and local tax management on purchases
    • Management of financial securities/guarantees both from vendors and owner
    • Vendor financial verification and financial risk profile
    • Participate in analysis of capital cost estimates
    • Participate in evaluation of procurement tender/ offer analysis along with procurement and project team
    • Resolution of vendor claims, disputes, insolvencies, liquidations
    • Coordinate project insurances and claims
    • Auditor interface internal and external
    • Coordinate Financing agencies interface
    • Ensure SOX implementation with the concerned person in charge
    • Coordinate on Government funding strategies
    • Month end / Year end reporting
    • Ad-hoc requests!

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    • 10/15 year experience in project finance accounting
    • Senior level role in +$1 billion project development preferable mining
    • Experience in set-up of project finance/accounting on +$1 billion project preferable but not must
    • Experience in System set-up and configuration
    • Able to function at senior level within project team
    • Able to establish and manage project finance team

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