Construction Analyst I

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
Chatham, Ontario
Job ID:
Krishna Ganth

Our Utility client in Chatham, ON is looking to hire a Construction Analyst for a 12-month contract opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Preparation and maintenance of project/portfolio budget summaries by tracking actuals, updating forecasts, and reporting variances on a regular basis.
  • Cost tracking of Engineering Construction capital projects. Forecasting the project capital cost.
  • Liaise with the Finance Department to initiate and close capital accounts.
  • Preparation and maintenance of Alliance Partner KPI reports. Ensure contractors are compliant with the Alliance Partner project controls process.
  • Issue CARS numbers to Alliance Partners.
  • Analysis of Alliance Partner tracking/forecasting reports.
  • Prepare journal entries and accruals for finance.
  • Support the creation of project job binders and training binders.
  • Monitoring of EHS Contractor oversight process for Engineering.
  • Manage Service Request Orders in SAP for Engineering department.
  • Maintain project manager estimating tools.
  • Update and maintain departmental process and procedures.

Must haves:

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree with related background in business administration or accounting.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to be a self-starter and eagerness to learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to present data and analysis.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationship with Union’s project managers and its contractors.
  • Capability to handle multiple projects in established deadlines while managing priorities and stakeholder expectations.
  • Meticulous and detail oriented.

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with SAP
  • Accounting or finance experience/education
  • Experience working on construction projects in the utilities or oil & gas sectors would be considered an asset, but not required.

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