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Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Brantford, ON, CA Cambridge, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Analyst, Financial

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Aecon Industrial brings seamless solutions to key clients through operational excellence and reliability. With the ability to self-perform across our diverse business offering and a strategic fabrication network, Aecon Industrial proactively and profitably manages projects across a diverse range of industrial business areas.  (Renewable Energy, Natural Gas Distribution, Oil and Gas, Water, Mining, Cogeneration Energy, Chemical, etc.).


Aecon currently has a temporary 14-month contract for a Financial Analyst position. The Financial Analyst will report to the Manager, Financial Reporting. The successful candidate will conduct detailed monthly/quarterly forecasts, external and internal audits, as well as the following: 


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the timely financial close of the Company at each period-end
  • Assist with the development of the quarterly forecasts in concert with the respective department business partners
  • Investigate / analyze Corporate SG&A variances from budget/forecast on a monthly/quarterly basis – working closely with business partners
  • Enhance the budgeting/forecasting and financial processes and support process improvement initiatives to achieve financial goals and improve efficiency and profitability
  • Assist in the external and internal audit; prepare schedules, analysis and supporting documents as requested by the auditors
  • Perform monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist Supply Chain Management with inquires or issues pertaining to Purchase Order, Receiving and Accounts Payable in SAP
  • Provide business partners with thoughtful insights and influence senior leadership level decision making on core business decisions
  • Manage the Limits of Authority matrix governing the controls over contract & change order, payroll, purchasing, and journal entry approval
  • Support preparation of financial presentations & analyses for the leadership team
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analyses (including “what-if” scenario analysis) as required to support business partners


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Finance, Economics, or Accounting
  • 2 - 3 years of financial reporting experience, should be pursuing CPA designation or equivalent
  • CPA designation or equivalent (preferred)
  • Progressive experience that indicates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to think creatively, challenge the status quo, deal with ambiguity
  • Construction experience or related industry is preferred
  • Advanced Excel and financial modeling skills
  • Knowledge SAP Business Objects and Power BI preferred
  • SAP and BPC experience an asset


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.