Finance Supervisor - Western Canada District


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 170541 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Western Canada District 

Department: Operational Finance 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

The Finance Supervisor is the point person for all accounting and finance needs at a project level. This position interfaces directly with project and district level management, providing trusted insight into the financial health of a project.  The primary focuses of this position include: evaluating construction job cost, data reporting/analysis for management, budgeting/forecasting and revenue recognition.  The Finance Supervisor is also responsible for training, development, and management of all project business staff. 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. Our current opportunities are spread across the entire West Coast of Canada.


This position is based full-time in our Burnaby District Office. 


  • Leads project forecast reviews, utilizes historical and trending data to validate forecast, and follows Company standards for cost and revenue reporting
  • 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
  • Prepares client invoicing, manages accounts receivables and revenue, and reviews project cash flow projection on a monthly basis
  • Reviews and understands prime contract and change orders, including insurance, taxes, payment terms, and labor laws
  • 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
  • Shows eagerness to learn ins and outs of the field operations to better understand and communicate financial reports and data
  • Displays first-rate customer services skill, with a willing and positive attitude when/where needed.


  • 3+ years of financial/data analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or equivalent degree
  • Basic working knowledge of accounting, including general ledgers, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and tax
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel, and experience with Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups, and other key functions
  • Knowledge utilizing complex ERP systems (SAP, Oracle) to prepare financial reporting and forecasts
  • Knowledge in data visualization tools (Power BI) to present complex financial analyses
  • Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and eagerness to product high quality results
  • Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site
  • Travel and/or relocate as needed.

Working Conditions

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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


Base Compensation: $70,000 - $95,000
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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