Date:  Feb 20, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Job Costing Supervisor

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.



Position Overview

Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We are proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Aecon is currently seeking a Job Costing Supervisor to join Aecon Construction and Materials Limited (ACML) in Toronto. Reporting to the Sr. Job Costing Manager, the Job Costing Supervisor will be responsible for setting up projects, analyzing project cost reports, support with project forecasting, and ensuring adherence to Aecon’s standard operating policies and procedures. In addition, the chosen candidate will oversee a team of Project Administrators assigned to a variety of job sites across the Province of Ontario. The successful candidate will be required to travel to respective job sites from time to time.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support and maintain the cost control system for each project and monitor performance of the jobs versus budget (i.e. review and analyze Job Cost reports).
  • Liaise with the project team to gather job cost/billing information, and consult with the project team regarding any job costing/accounting issues as required.
  • Supervise the Project Administrators, as required, at the job sites and provide the necessary support.
  • Carry out site visits to monitor job progress and interact with site personnel to ensure production and accounting processes/procedures are in place and functioning as per policy.
  • Assist with the month end close process for all ACML projects.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of supporting schedules (i.e. Job Status Report, Cost Report and unbilled revenue/AR aging explanations, etc.).
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and prepare necessary working papers for the interim and year end audit.
  • Assist with the preparation of job forecasts, as required.
  • Support the team in setting up the project cost codes and the project baseline budget (will need to utilize Hard Dollar which is Aecon’s estimating software).
  • Assist with ad hoc reports, as required.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Finance or related field.
  • CPA designation or working towards the designation is considered an asset.
  • Minimum three (3) years in a project accounting role.
  • Experience with job costing and financial reporting in the construction industry would be an asset.
  • SAP experience is an asset.
  • Work with a sense of urgency by demonstrating the ability to shift priorities to accomplish objectives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Strong computer software proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines.
  • Valid G driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Out of town/overnight travel required from time to time.


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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