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Business Controller


Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 150519 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Eastern Canada District 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. 
Possessing prior experience within the construction industry, the Project Controller is responsible for all aspects of project operational and financial reporting including cost analysis and day-to-day interface with project management, client and contractor personnel. 
 At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too. 

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. They serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 


This position is based out of Oakville, ON.


  • Must be able to articulate and summarize information and results to executive management. Accountable for cash management and forecasting.
  • Accountable for the preparation and completion of internal audits.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to finance staff,  assisting with development plans and performance evaluations.
  • Involvement in our compliance programs including, regulations and accounting policies.
  • Maintain records as required regarding job progress, costs and tracking of change orders.
  • Responsible for client billing and revenue collection.
  • Perform other duties as required by leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of proven experience working in a larger company.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive.
  • Confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities and experience speaking in public, to groups, or via electronic media.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to think strategically while identifying problems and developing creative solutions.
  • Ability to summarize information and communicate results to executive management.
  • Have the ability to build relationships and communicate across matrix organizations.

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

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