Project Assistant

DATE POSTED: September 28, 2016, LOCATION: Winnipeg

Bird Construction is one of Canada’s leading General Contractors and is recognized for its strong commitment to the growth and prosperity of both our clients and our people. Bird Construction was founded as a small partnership in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1920. Today, we are a highly respected company, operating across Canada.

As a member of the administration team, you will work closely with our project teams and other departments to ensure that the assigned administrative tasks of the project(s) are performed accurately and on time to support the execution of field operations.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare Owner progress billings, collect payment, make deposits, and reports (Accounts Receivable)
  • Review supplier and subcontractor invoices for accurate billings and cost coding (Accounts Payable)
  • Prepare, collect, and update contract / subcontract documents 
  • Reconciliation of accounts including vendors and subcontracts
  • Establish and maintain project contact lists and distribute 
  • Preparation and distribution of documentation to project stakeholders 
  • Prepare and distribute meeting minutes
  • Create and maintain project files in Project SharePoint Site and hard copy
  • Assist with preparation and distribution of reports
  • Administration of Safety documentation
  • Complete project completion tasks including Operation and Maintenance Manuals
  • Prepare Request For Quotations and Vendor follow up 
  • Minimum 3 years in an administrative role with accounting experience
  • College or University Degree in Business Administration / Financial Management
  • Demonstrate high attention to detail and quality management
  • Strong communication skills including verbal and written 
  • Experience working in the construction industry an asset
  • Advanced level computer skills using Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Accounting software
  • Ability to work independently & with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Values Teamwork
  • Effective Time Management and Priority Management Skills
Bird offers a competitive salary and profit sharing opportunities in addition to a variety of benefits including professional development, medical and dental programs, and life and disability insurances.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Bird Construction; although, only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.

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