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Date:  Jun 14, 2024

Scarborough, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Corporate

Position Title:  Project Accountant - Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE)

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon 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 responsibly 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!


What Is The Opportunity?

Scarborough Transit Connect (STC) is awarded the design and works of the Scarborough Subway Extension project. The Scarborough Subway Extension will bring the TTC’s Line 2 subway service nearly eight kilometers farther into Scarborough. It will extend from Kennedy Station to Sheppard Avenue and McCowan Road, providing quick and seamless transit for those heading into and out of the downtown core and those travelling within Scarborough. The extension will replace Line 3 (the Scarborough RT), helping to reduce travel times and improve access to jobs, schools and other key destinations throughout the city. 


As part of the Scarborough Transit Connect project based in Scarborough, Aecon is looking for a qualified Project Accountant to join our team.  


What You'll Do Here:

  • Work closely with cost control and procurement teams to process good receipts for vendor invoices to ensure project costs are processed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Process payment run and liaise with AP department as required.
  • Monthly credit card reconciliation to ensure costs and payments are recorded properly.
  • Enter client billings into the accounting system.
  • Monthly preparation of back charge invoices of staff costs and recoverable expenses.
  • Review all union labour hires standard costs and reconcile/analyze monthly variances.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations related to Balance Sheet.
  • Reconcile annual holdback release payment from owner and to all subcontractors.
  • Assist with month end close & prepare necessary journal entries.
  • Assist with assigning general ledger accounts to new Purchase Orders in Aconex.
  • Assist with monthly revenue recognition analysis and prepare necessary journal entries.
  • Assist with IFRS 16 lease accounting schedule and transaction preparations and monthly lease related GL accounts reconciliation.
  • Assist with generating and analyzing project cost reports by cost code to ensure correct cost codes are used.
  • Assist with document and ensure continuous process improvements are applied within area of responsibility.
  • Assist with audits - financial, Internal control, client audit & tax.
  • Ad-hoc tasks assigned by manager and initiatives as required.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging. 


What You'll Bring To The Team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting.
  • 3+ years of experience, should be pursuing CPA designation.
  • Experience in construction or related industry is preferred.
  • Experience with SAP, BPC and Business Objects is valued.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work with internal/ external stakeholders.
  • Strong financial acumen and relevant financial skills, including quantitative problem solving.
  • History of strong personal performance and value add to the business.
  • Broad business knowledge, end-to-end thinking, and organizational awareness.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


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 during any step of the application process please click here.

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