Finance Analyst – Construction in Toronto, Ontario


Requisition ID: 172617

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Eastern Canada District

Department: Operational Finance

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The Finance Analyst / Project Controller is the point person for all accounting and finance needs for the project. This position interfaces directly with project and district-level management, providing trusted insight into the project. The primary focuses of this position include evaluating project costs, data reporting/analysis for management, budgeting/forecasting, managing AP, and internal controls. This role is likely to evolve into an assistant project controller position with similar responsibilities as described below but assigned directly to a project worth between $300M to $500M. #LI-LW1

District Overview

Eastern Canada District’s projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. We serve the construction and mining industries and operate in Eastern Canada.


This position can be based out of Oakville or Toronto depending on project requirements.


  • Utilizes historical and trending data to validate forecast, and follows Company standards for cost and revenue reporting

  • Shows eagerness to learn details of the business to better understand and communicate financial reports and data

  • Supports Operations team with decision making by identifying, quantifying, and communicating financial risks and opportunities

  • Manages employee performance using the division of responsibilities, clearly communicates expectations and goals, and provides coaching and radically honest feedback during employee performance reviews

  • Follows and implements proper internal controls, and acts as main point of contact for any internal or external financial audits

  • Drives continuous improvement throughout the organization and is a proponent for positive change

  • Earns trust, credibility, and buy in of processes from Operations team to create better cohesion and clear communication within the organization

  • Displays first-rate customer service skills – willing to help with a positive attitude when/where needed, and be helped with gratitude


  • 2 – 4 years business administration, accounting, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and tax

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related program

  • Experience using SAP is highly desirable

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel

  • Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills

  • Strong work ethic and eagerness to produce high quality results

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

  • High level of professionalism and standards

  • Travel and/or relocation may be required for this position (up to 50%) Must be able to travel and/or relocate as business needs require

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance

  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely

  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment

  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

Company: Kiewit

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