Reporting to Aecon’s Senior Controller, the SPV Accountant is primarily responsible for managing all of the accounting & reporting functions of Special Purpose Entities ( SPV ) setup within Aecon’s design build finance projects and to be the interface between the Construction Entity ( DBJV ) and the representatives of the client & project stakeholders.
Setup & manage all the financial accounting, monthly reporting, treasury & cash management functions for SPVs
Coordinate, prepare and submit monthly draw requests & monthly reports to Lender Technical Advisor (LTA) and Admin Agent in line with project agreements
Track and Update the projects financial model
Interface and manage communications between the DBJV, Project Lenders, LTA & other stakeholders
Prepare accounting papers to document interest hedges and all the necessary IFRS memos
Perform quarterly interest hedge effectiveness tests
Forecast & manage cash flow to ensure draw downs are in line with the financial model and do not exceed maximum amounts stipulated in the model
Process payments for SPV costs
Prepare quarterly forecasts & business plans as required by the Partners
Prepare / File monthly HST returns & manage HST audits
Prepare monthly financial statements in accordance with IFRS
Coordinate and manage yearend financial statement audits
Coordinate & manage other SPV deliverables required under the project agreements
Coordination with tax advisors as needed
Manage variation orders with LTA & other stakeholders
Required Knowledge & Skills
Accounting designation CPA or equivalent
Minimum five years of post-qualification experience in accounting
DBF Project accounting experience is preferable
Ability to deal effectively with project staff, Joint Venture partners, banking institutions, etc.
Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Accounting Systems)
Hands on experience in the use of SAP is an asset
Team player, self-motivated and ability to meet tight deadlines
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Highly organized with demonstrated ability to plan and execute multiple priorities with tight deadlines and meticulous attention to detail
Employment Status Permanent Date Req Created 4 / 10 / 2019 Job ID 5774 Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
Accessibility Aecon accommodates. Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.