Project Controller

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Project Controller

Edmonton, AB


Posted Date: 19/05/2022

Job ID: 9A880228519

Accounting & Finance

Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Angela Degelman, Senior Managing Consultant- Accounting and Finance, at David Aplin Group to hire a Project Controller based in Edmonton. 

Our Client operates from coast to coast and is the Canadian leader in road construction, and the world leader in the construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure. This is an incredible opportunity for a talented candidate to grow within a single organization for the remainder of their career!

Perks & Benefits:
  • Strong remuneration package including pension, comprehensive health, dental, and disability benefits, health spending account, annual bonus, employee discounts on gym membership and national retailers.  All benefits start from day #1!
  • Amazing opportunities for mobility and career growth: All employees are encouraged to reach for their goals by building their own path: by providing training tools, learning programs, and development initiatives. With a network of subsidiaries across Canada and operations in 53 countries worldwide, the opportunities to expand your career are endless!

  • Set up processes and information flows that allow good control of cost progress incurred by various partners
  • Ensure the re-invoicing of the allocated resources to the EVL project by the companies 
  • Ensure the monthly Review of the Financial Statements and some performance Reports.
    • Organize the monthly performance review, understand progress on the project costs and challenge the Estimate at Completion analysis.
    • Identify the main budget and Estimate to Complete variances that require partners’ attention.
    • Identify gaps in the quality of the analytical documentation.
    • Recommend improvements to the JV on their performance monitoring
  • Manage several management meetings involving partners 
    • Summarize the management issues identified and the actions implemented
    • Monitor the development of all management issues
    • Alert partners on financial management and cost control issues
  • Understand and summarize all the financial presentation issues which arise within the project and that could impact the group in the presentation of its Financial Statement
  • Validate the financial controls put in place on the project
  • Be responsible for monthly and quarterly group reporting, according to IFRS standards
    • Establishment of appropriate documentation and controls, guaranteeing the quality of the financial information reported to the group
    • Reconciliation of all the inter-company costs within the JV and the Colas Partners and ensure the proper eliminations of all intragroup goods and services
  • Responsible for monthly sales tax returns
  • Act as a key liaison with tax specialists involved in the preparation of annual tax returns on the various entities involved in the project
  • Assist the Finance Director with the publication of the Limited Partnership's Financial Statement
    • Ensure the recognition of income, the financial cost and the debt meet the IFRS principles
  • Actively participate in the creation or integration of new entities within Colas Canada Inc.
    • Understanding the activities and specific needs of the company created in order to coordinate with the IT teams the implementation of the appropriate system settings
    • Ensure coordination and communication between the various integration actors (Financial Director)
  • Legal Department - IT Department - HR / Payroll Department
    • Responsible for the accounting and the monthly review of these newly created entities

  • Accounting Designation required (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Mobility is required for travelling at least once a month to Edmonton
  • Minimum 5+ years of private sector experience, preferably in the construction industry (Civil engineering)
  • Good understanding of IFRS 15
  • Consolidation and presentation of financial statements
  • Experience in cost control in the construction industry is an asset
  • JDE, Microsoft Office suite. Computer proficiency with demonstrated ability to use complex spreadsheet software within a Windows-based environment

Job ID: 9A880228519 

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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