• Financial Accounting Lead, Asset Management

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 1:16 PM)
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    Acheson, AB
  • Overview

    For over 60 years, North American Construction Group (NACG) has worked to build a solid reputation as an industry leader in heavy construction and mining. As one of the largest providers of mining, heavy construction, industrial and tailings & environmental services in Western Canada, we have the precise combination of knowledge and experience that clients seek when they select a service provider.


    We take pride in providing the highest possible level of service to our clients. By fostering a healthy and safe work environment, NACG is able to attract some of the best individuals in the industry. Our experienced team of professionals is able to tackle any job while adhering to the highest standards of safety and quality. NACG has a proven quality assurance program that has been developed for both broad and specific scopes of work and all of our business units are ISO compliant.


    Unrivalled in excellence, North American Construction Group is determined to always be the service provider that is first and foremost in the minds of our clients, employees and stakeholders.


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    Position Scope

    Reporting directly to the Assistant Controller, the Financial Accounting Lead, Asset Management is responsible for support of the daily operation and ongoing initiatives; compliance with US GAAP and with the company’s internal controls over financial reporting. This position also assists with financial analysis, reporting to senior management and quarterly reviews and year end audits related to fixed assets and inventory. This role is an addition to our team and will be instrumental in helping to create processes, procedures, and standardized reporting as the company grows.


    Lead quarterly and annual financial statements and management discussion and analysis preparation

    • Responsible for monthly and quarterly financial activities including the preparation of financial reports and analysis on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis, ensuring they are in accordance with US GAAP.
    • Coordination and preparation of fixed asset and inventory related accounting matters including disposals, acquisition, depreciations, impairments, and other.
    • Analyzes operating results, develops reports and provides recommendations to management.
    • Analyzes standard costing and shops performance.
    • Manage the timely and accurate completion of the quarterly and annual “Prepared by Client” items pertaining to compliance and reporting to support the external audit and review activities.
    • Work with external auditors to ensure the audit runs smoothly and efficiently.
    • Provide accounting analysis for the preparation of responses to auditor queries including SOX.
    • Ensure that SOX controls are adhered to throughout finance by way of audit testing and review of procedures.
    • Responsible for complying with the company’s internal controls over financial reporting.
    • Continually develop, expand and improve financial reporting procedures for Fixed Asset acquisition, capitalization and expense; and ensuring best practices.
    • Coordinate projects and initiatives with other members of the finance, treasury, tax, procurement, fleet management and maintenance teams.
    • Participate in the development of shop and capital budgets and forecasts.
    • Provide coaching and training to various staff members to ensure a good working level.
    • Support other special projects and perform ad hoc analysis and reporting as required.


    • Post secondary degree/certificate or equivalent experience relating to finance.
    • Designated in Canadian accounting program (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA)
    • Five years’ experience relating to financial accounting and analysis three years post-designation.
    • Industrial construction and/or mining experience including Fixed Asset accounting preferred.
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to think from multiple perspectives.
    • Mature attitude and ability to deal effectively in a team environment.
    • Proven ability to prioritize tasks under tight timelines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively with the direct managers and other stakeholders.
    • Solid accounting and SOX knowledge.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Understanding and usability of all functions of the JD Edwards system preferred
    • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel and Access preferred
    • Solid accounting and SOX knowledge.
    • Strong attention to detail.



    Rewards of our positions include competitive compensation and benefits packages and excellent career growth prospects. To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.


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