Finance Manager

The Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project is a 14-km long line extension of the soon to be in service Valley Line in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.  The scope of work generally includes complex staging; new facilities such as stations, OMSF, storage facility, and stops; elevated guideway; new structures; systems and communications installation; trackwork; testing and commissioning; and all other civil works associated with the scope.  It is the first LRT extension project using low-floor vehicle technology in Western Canada and will be a landmark LRT endeavour after the 5 year construction term.  The unique project challenges, such as cold weather climate and integration with an in-service LRT line, offers team members future career opportunities in the robust transit portfolio of the City of Edmonton and other similar programs across Canada

Mission

Hybrid position that will require the candidate to demonstrate capabilities and strong leadership skills around business planning, forecasting, financial reporting, and accounting. Position requires candidate to provide proficiency with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance of the Company’s portfolio of businesses. Position also includes monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reporting oversight for the EVLW Edmonton project. 

Main Responsibilites
  • Detailed involvement with annual business planning process. This includes coordination with corporate department heads and senior business unit management. 

  • Responsible for analysis of monthly overhead results versus budgets. Responsible for consolidating results and metrics from quarterly forecasting and reporting to executive team. 

  • Responsible for preparing and analyzing trends around key metrics. 

  • Responsible for specific aspects of monthly financial reporting and analysis. This includes ownership of high- risk accounts and transactions. 

  • Detailed involvement in quarterly and year-end financial statements preparation.  

  • Coordination with external auditors. 

  • Charter includes overseeing the Company’s adoption of the new revenue recognition standard. Responsible for preparing quarterly Board of Director Statements. 

  • Ownership of deferred compensation plans and related reporting. 

  • Responsible for coordinating the preparation of the corporate accounting general ledger review packages (SOX Review Packages). Review of business unit SOX Packages. 

  • Ensures compliance with the Company's business ethics policy and all human resources policies. Manages the corporate accounting staff. 

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate. 

Skills/Qualifications
  • 4-year degree in Accounting, Economics, Business (or equivalent). 

  • 10+ years of related work experience. Public accounting experience and CPA preferred. Experience with the engineering and construction industry is desired, although not required. 

  • Worked in a large integrated joint venture infrastructure project 

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting experience.  

  • Familiarity with internal and external (SEC) financial reporting requirements. 

  • Proficiency in PC software packages typically associated with accounting. 

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. 

  • Demonstrated managerial experience. 

Company
Colas
Posted
12/20/2020
Salary Range
$77,000.00 - 95,000.00
per Year
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Location
Pointe A Tom, NB T5A 0A4, CA