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Date:  Jun 17, 2024

Charlotte, NC, US

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Accountant, Project

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

Aecon is an infrastructure development company which is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


About Us 

With over 50 years of nuclear experience; Aecon reputation for reliability, safety, and performance has continually made us a contractor of choice. We offer an unparalleled depth of expertise and a broad range of capabilities that can be called upon to deliver an integrated solution to virtually any nuclear challenge. Aecon broad range of services and seamless solutions to our clients on numerous projects, from plant modifications to a long-term maintenance contract for nuclear facilities, design-build ISFSI, reactor overhaul or large component replacement for plant life extension, site preparation & large component removal for decommissioning, specialty welding and cutting tool and site services, safety class component, pipes and custom steel fabrication.


Aecon has kept pace with the increasingly challenging demands of the industry – the need for more capacity, greater efficiency, innovation, and more stringent environmental controls; we achieve this all while maintaining our unparalleled commitment to safety. Safety First is our number one core value and it is deeply ingrained at all levels of our organization, from leadership through our frontline workers. We firmly believe that positive results can only be achieved by providing safe, healthy, working conditions and impeccably maintained equipment.


When it comes to the of future nuclear projects, we have the capabilities to manage engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and fabrication services including project development, project management and project financing. From design and engineering to construction delivery, and project finance, we work tirelessly to make expectations a reality.


The Finance Team is looking for a Project Accountant to join their growing team.  This is a great  opportunity to gain experience doing a wide variety of tasks in a challenging but rewarding atmosphere. Primary duties would be in the project space monitoring financials, contract obligations, and performance. These duties will also include developing standard reporting, and assisting in the month end close out process as well as helping with quarterly/yearly forecasting.


What You'll Do Here 

•    Full-cycle project accounting including preparation of billings and/or entry into client systems, monitoring AR collections and reconciling WIP/unbilled balances
•    Work closely with Project Manager in preparing monthly progress invoices and analyzing job costs/performance
•    Work with Project or Operations Management team to identify and forecast financial exposures; 
•    Work with project staff along with accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, estimating and Business Unit finance department to prepare financial reports; 
•    Maintain change order logs and ensure adherence to Aecon’s revenue recognition policies
•    Review cost reports to verify that budgets, planned and actual costs, Estimated Costs at Completion (ECAC), contracts and subcontracts have all been properly tracked  
•    Maintain accurate labour rate tables for hourly labour, ensure compliance with relevant union agreements
•    Review all standard costs and reconcile/analyze monthly variances 
•    Prepare month end entries such as subcontract accruals and cost transfers 
•    Provide information for internal and external audits including client audits 
•    Monitor and analyze subcontract costs
•    Perform such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Finance/Project Management


What You Bring To The Team

‎•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting 
•    1+ year of experience, may be pursuing CPA designation or equivalent
•    Experience in construction or related industry is preferred
•    Experience with SAP, and Business Objects is valued
•    Progressive experience that indicates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to influence without specific authority
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to balance and prioritize multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
•    Strong ability to think creatively, challenge the status quo, deal with ambiguity
•    History of strong personal performance and value add to the business 
•    Demonstrated success working with internal/ external stakeholders
•    Strong financial acumen and relevant financial skills, including quantitative problem solving
•    Broad business knowledge, end-to-end thinking, and organizational awareness


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization.  We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.


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


At Aecon, we deeply appreciate the dedication and skills cultivated through military service. We encourage veterans to apply, recognizing the diverse perspective, resilience, and leadership abilities you bring. Your experiences are invaluable assets as we strive towards our shared goals.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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