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Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Senior Accountant

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!


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.


Under the direction of the Senior Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for supporting Major Project West projects. This position is located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the month end close processes (preparation of journal entries, elimination entries, recurring entries and accruals).
  • Review monthly/quarterly deliverables from internal projects or business units. 
  • Intercompany reconciliation, confirmation of intercompany balances and coordination of transactions. 
  • Preparation of monthly management report deliverables. 
  • Assist with internal and external audit activities. 
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and/or financial statement notes. 
  • Research IFRS as needed to ensure established Aecon policies and procedures are compliant with IFRS. 
  • Assist with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes as needed.
  • Liaise with other Aecon departments as required. 
  • Maintain respect, effective communication and relationships with management and staff of all levels. 
  • Account analysis and preparation of working papers and schedules.
  • Assist with new project setup.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. 
  • Experience in construction or related industry is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience required.
  • CPA designation or equivalent required. 
  • Experience in construction or related industry is preferred.
  • Experience with SAP, BPC and Business Objects is valued.
  • Progressive experience that indicates strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced level in Excel.
  • 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, and interact with a wide variety of Personalities.
  • 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.


The expected pay range for this position is $85,000-$95,000.


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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