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Eastern Canada - Project Controller


Toronto, ON, CA Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 120459 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Business Supervisor (Project Controller) is the point person for all accounting and finance needs at a project level.  Each project at Kiewit is run like a small business, with the Project Controller acting as the CFO of their project, typically up to $200M in size. 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 Project Controller also supports in the training, development, and management of all project finance staff. 

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


This position will be based out of Toronto ON


•    Leads project forecast reviews, utilizes historical and trending data to validate forecast, and follows Company standards for cost and revenue reporting
•    Shows eagerness to learn the ins and outs of the field operations 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
•    Prepares client invoicing, manages accounts receivable and revenue, and reviews project cash flow projection on a monthly basis
•    Reviews and understands prime contract and change orders, including insurance, taxes, and payment terms
•    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


•    3 years business administration, accounting, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost analysis, and forecasting
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance
•    CPA or in progress (preferred)
•    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 10%) Must be able to travel and/or relocate as business needs require.

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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