Date:  Apr 7, 2021

Brantford, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Financial Analyst

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


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 has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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