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Date:  Jun 26, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Project Accountant

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!


What is the Opportunity?

Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re 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.


The Project Accountant will be responsible for carrying out routine accounting activities related to the day to day project.   This will be a site-based position, assigned to a very exciting new major project in the GTA.


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Assist with month end close & prepare necessary journal entries

  • Prepare and enter month end accruals and cost transfers

  • Prepare monthly retails sales tax filings & related reconciliations

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly & yearly financial statements, supporting schedules and reports

  • Assist in the preparation of cash flows for the project

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations related to Balance Sheet & Income statement

  • Assist with accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, payroll and to prepare financial reports

  • Assist with audits - financial, Internal control & tax

  • Assist in dealing with tax authorities, unions, suppliers & sub contractors

  • Assist with the review & issue of project cost reports and with developing Estimated Costs at Completion (ECAC)

  • Assist in compiling contract billings, managing change orders and subcontracts

  • Participate in the preparation of project forecasts quarterly/ annual Business Plans/ Budgets for the project

  • Work closely with Finance Manager in preparing monthly progress invoices to client

  • Enter client billings into the applicable system


What You 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
  • Relevant financial skills
  • Mobility is an asset
  • Bilingual French/English is an asset

What Makes us Aecon Proud:

  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy
  • Variety of wellness benefits, access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, Employee Assistance Program, Best Doctors Program, and more.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more
  • Employee Stock Options, Short Term Incentive Program, Retirement Savings and Pension Plan


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. If you require accommodation during any step of the application process, please click here.

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