Vancouver, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Finance Manager

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

Safe. Trusted. Respected. 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. 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.


The Finance Manager will be responsible for the financial and administration including reporting, budgeting, forecasting and day-to-day transactions to ensure that the financial objectives are met and accounting procedures are carried out.


Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight of finance activities within a business unit or functional area, this could include financial reporting, budgeting, taxation.
  • Coordinate the close off process and prepare monthly consolidated financial statements and related schedules & notes.
  • Consolidation of joint arrangements for financial statement preparation. 
  • Work effectively with, influence and support projects teams, joint arrangements & JV Partners.
  • Implement & manage internal control procedures.
  • Coordinate & manage internal and external audits.
  • Develop annual budgets and quarterly forecasts in concert with the respective business partners.
  • Investigate / analyze departmental variances from budgets/forecast on a monthly/quarterly basis – working closely with business partners.
  • Involved in supporting accounting research to provide recommendations, ensuring the Company complies with all areas of IFRS and in accordance with established Aecon policies and procedures.
  • Enhance the applicable finance processes and support process improvement initiatives to achieve financial goals and improve efficiency and profitability.
  • Mentor and develop finance team.
  • Build a strong network across various teams to handle a wide range of analytical and operational issues.
  • Support preparation of financial presentations & analyses for the leadership team.
  • Support preparation of ad-hoc financial analyses (including “what-if” scenario analysis) as required to support business partners.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • 7 years of professional finance experience, preferably in the Construction industry.
  • Degree in Accounting or Business Management required.
  • Canadian accounting designation – CPA required.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and percentage of completion accounting.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a leadership capacity.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Strong knowledge of financial management is required.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues in a self-managed team structure.
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment within a small team.


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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