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Organization Overview

Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.

Divisional Overview

Aecon Industrial provides high-performance construction services to a broad array of industrial clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade industrial construction and fabrication projects.

Business Unit Overview
Aecon Industrial - Western Canada provides a complete range of services to the oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp & paper, mining, and power generation sectors. Our experienced team plans, manages and constructs projects of all sizes using cost-effective solutions to complete client projects on time and on budget. The company offers superior scheduling, quality control, risk management and a leading edge safety program.  
Our team provides best in class construction management and industrial services including:
  • Pipe Fabrication and Module Assembly
  • Civil (concrete) 
  • On-Site Utility Installations 
  • Structural 
  • Process Piping 
  • Equipment Assembly & Installation  
  • Electrical Installation  
  • Instrumentation and Controls
  • Maintenance & Shutdowns 
  • Materials handling  
  • Insulation and Fireproofing
  • Boiler Installation, Maintenance & Repair
Division Energy
Company [Job Posting] Aecon Group Inc.
Work Location INLH - A\L&H Range Rd Adm
Business Unit Aecon Industrial Western
City Sherwood Park
Province/State Alberta [AB]
Country Canada [CA]
City Sherwood Park
Title Project Accountant (17-001)
Position Overview
Reporting to the Finance Manager or Sr. Project Accountant, the Project Accountant will be responsible for all accounting, payroll and administrative functions that support the project. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Project accounting and percentage complete accounting.
  • Prepare detailed cash, cost and revenue forecasts.
  • Cash planning and complete billings based on contract requirements
  • Provide financial support and direction to other managers.
  • Contract administration.
  • Prepare and analyze trend analysis and productivity factors.
  • Manage or enter the projects payroll function depending on size and scope of project.
  • Assist with the accounts payable function and PST.



  • Track and manage sub-contracts to ensure funding, correct cost coding, and approval.
  • Assist Project Manager with monthly job reporting.
  • Maintain project files, which include filing invoices and other documentation as required. 
  • Supervise Timekeepers and Admin Staff related to project(s)
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Three (3) plus years in a project accounting role.
  • Post secondary education: Bachelor of Commerce Degree or Business Administration Diploma.
  • Completion of a CA, CGM, CGA or strong desire to pursue an accounting designation is considered an asset.
  • Accounting and construction union payroll experience an asset.
  • Knowledge of payroll principles, practices, and provincial Employment Standards an asset.
  • Demonstrated computer software proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and "Time Control" software.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to handle multiple deadlines and tasks within a high-pressure work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on a construction project site (according to the shift schedule dictated by our client) is required.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.
  • eCMS experience an asset.
Employment Status Permanent
Date Req Created 5/7/2013
Competition Closing Date 5/31/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview

Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.

Equity Statement

Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.

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