Senior Cost Control Specialist (CPA or CMA required) - Toronto, ON

30 Aug 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Hands on position which includes oversight, direction, mentoring and training for the assigned team.

  • Active participation in project set up by reviewing associated information and ensuring appropriate set up in the system.
  • Ensures internal consistency, completeness, and accuracy of project data including but not limited to accruals,revenue and cost budgets, EAC updates, invoicing and project costs.
  • Work with Project Managers to agree/discuss project status including contract values and assist Project Team in the determination of monthly updates to cost budgets (EACs).
  • Review contract terms and associated information; ensuring contract is setup is correctly.
  • Ensure project costs are accurately recorded in the system and take corrective action as required.
  • Identify the need for cost accruals and their processing if needed.
  • Issues 3 party invoices/back charge invoicesand ensure they arein accordance with the terms and collatesupporting backup documentation.
  • Collects, reconciles, seeks approval and processes all project related subcontractor payments, general expenditures, internal payroll costing allocations and all other financial transactions in a timely and accurate manner in order to meet all contract payment terms.
  • Preparing monthly project reports and analysis in accordance with month end timetables and identify variances and potential areas of concern.
  • Liaise with project team to ensure that all project costs are monitored and controlled.
  • Work with Project Managers to agree/discuss project status including contract values, estimates to completion.
  • Performs standardized duties and tasks requiring the application of corporate procedures, established best practices and techniques throughout all phases of a project within weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines.
  • Coordinate and respond to project financial questions.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
  • Degree in the field of Finance / Accounting
  • 10 - 15 year's project experience (including cost management experience) in a complex engineering/construction environment
  • 5 year's supervisory experience
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Superior business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Access)
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Excellent project controls skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Superior teamwork skills
**CPA or CMA required

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let's get to work.
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CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location CH2M, TorontoToronto, ON CA
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