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Finance Project Controller - A&U Canada East

IBI Group

IBI Group

Accounting & Finance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to operate in a team environment with a focus on project accounting activities of the full project lifecycle resulting in effective business partnering throughout the business. Operating collaboratively between the technical resources and the wider Finance team. Assist in the effective management of projects through compliance with company procedures whilst delivering best practices and applying Project Management principles. Assist in ensuring Arcadis business systems are updated and maintained regularly and provide accurate financial information. Ensure that cash management activities are a constant focus with a continuous pursuit of improving cash flow by maximizing billing and debt collection on projects. Drive continuous improvement in the development of Financial Processes and Financial systems. Ensure a superior health and safety perspective in everything the team does.

The main responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Project oversight and monitoring in Oracle
  • Coordinate with project manager/project director and clients for all aspects of invoicing projects, and issuing of billings in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain/update project reporting information using Power BI tools.
  • The role requires the applicant to be flexible and able to multi-task, as deliverable requirements can change rapidly.
  • Participating in monthly project reviews on major projects to ensure the Project is accurately reporting the financials each month and gain an understanding of key concerns the project delivery team has (e.g. agreement of the final contract, delivery of work, resourcing client communication, upcoming variations and amendments to scope as well as any OH&S concerns);
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis.
  • Ensuring you are familiar and compliant with Health and Safety regulations and guidelines.


  • Relevant accounting degree
  • Post-graduate qualifications an advantage (CPA/CA/CIMA)
  • Demonstrated technical, commercial and delivery acumen
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills, both internally and externally
  • The ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines

Additional Information

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life, and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We request applicants submit a RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. For design-related roles, we also require a portfolio to review. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of the Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration, before receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity checks, credit reports, criminal offenses, drug testing, and driver’s license records.