Project Accountant

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Position Date:

November 24 2022


Project Accountant


Full Time, Permanent


Will be based on the candidate's experience, skills, and education

Reports to:

Manager, Equity Finance

Position Summary

Cameron Stephens Equity Capital is looking for a Project Accountant

We are always looking for the best and brightest to join our exciting new business, Cameron Stephens Equity Capital. We are actively seeking a Project Accountant to assist with our Project Costing and monitoring functions and be responsible for ensuring that all development cost control functions are accurate, thorough, and completed in a timely manner. This role will also support the underwriting function where the applicant will be provided experience in underwriting potential development opportunities.

In addition to being part of a team with a true entrepreneurial spirit and significant room for growth, we offer a compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Annual bonus program
  • Comprehensive extended health benefits
  • Educational assistance for professional development and accreditation
  • RRSP matching program
  • Employee wellness and work-life balance programs
  • Summer Hours

Who are we?

Cameron Stephens Equity Capital is a subsidiary entity of Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital. The mortgage business was founded in 2004 by Scott Cameron and has become one of Canada’s leading and fastest growing private debt providers. With over $2.9B in AUM, the business has grown with offices in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver. Cameron Stephens Equity Capital was founded in September of 2021, with its primary focus being on forming strategic partnerships with key residential developers in the GTA.   To date, Cameron Stephens Equity Capital has partnered on four development projects, with committed equity capital of $49M.

We want to bring on someone who is intelligent, committed, and eager to learn, work hard, and have fun. We value loyalty and trust. This is an opportunity for you to take on responsibilities, build on your already strong skill set and help your team achieve its goals, all in a work environment that is fast-paced, dynamic and unique.

Our attitude and approach set us apart from our competitors.  We are guided by our entrepreneurial spirit: we seize unconventional opportunities and try new things, we approach every project with passion, purpose and commitment.

Who are you?

As the Project Accountant, you will be responsible to ensure that all development cost control functions are accurate, thorough, and completed in a timely manner. You will assist with the preparation of performance reports and budgets to ensure that all costs are properly recorded and collected for development projects. In addition to this, you will assist with the accounting for the corporate level entities which will also include monthly reporting.

Skills and Aptitudes: 

  • Self-starter who takes ownership
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal & written English skills)
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • High numerical aptitude
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with team members and management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Advanced Excel
  • Experience with Jonas & Quickbooks
  • Possess a high level of professionalism and integrity while maintaining the confidentiality of all organizational and client related matters

What will you do?

Below are some of the primary responsibilities you will be taking on in this role:

  • Refine policies and procedures for the administration of development projects, ensuring consistency across the platform to constantly improve best practices;
  • Subject matter expert with respect to supporting system enhancements;
  • Financial accounting, HST filing, analysis, payables and bank account maintenance for the various Equity Capital entities;
  • Manage contracts, invoices, purchase orders, change orders and project budgets while complying to project specific workflows;
  • Generate variance, cost-to-complete, project performance reports;
  • Participate in monthly project cost/contract review meetings;
  • Assist as required with the preparation of costs to complete budgets;
  • Provide underwriting support for new opportunities as required;
  • Must be familiar with construction draw process and able to execute on completing a monthly draw;
  • Ensure our projects are compliant with the Construction Act;
  • Working with development leads, develop and deliver key reports;
  • Liaise with Investors and Developers throughout projects, including delivery of deal closing documentation, Issuance and delivery of Quarterly Account Statements, Issuance of Capital Calls, Issuance and delivery of Trade Confirmations at close;
  • Audit prep and liaising with auditors; and
  • Support the Equity Capital team as required;

What type of experience do you have?

These are some of the things that are essential that you bring to the table:

  • CPA
  • A university degree in a related field
  • 3+ years of construction accounting background
  • Previous experience managing a draw process
  • Familiarity working with third party accounting software (Quickbooks, Jonas, etc.) and proficient in excel
  • Must be a team player and have time management skills, able to multitask and work in a cross functional team
  • Needs to be able to work independently and take initiative

If you are interested in joining a growing firm with a real entrepreneurial spirit, please apply online at

Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered for the position.

While we appreciate your interest in applying, only those candidates whose skills and qualifications closely match the requirements of the position will be contacted. All candidates considered for hire must successfully pass a criminal, education, and credit background checks to qualify for hire.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.