AECOM Cost Analyst in Sherwood Park, Alberta

Canada - Alberta, Sherwood Park

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Cost Analyst to join our team in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Provides objective analysis and sound judgement with application of principles and techniques to evaluate and report project performance from concept study to construction & startup including practical assessment of schedule completion and expected final cost. Competencies include setup of work breakdown structure, establishing levels of control and detail, planning and scheduling, cost analysis and forecasting, progress measurement, earned value performance, risk analysis and change control.

Responsible for managing, controlling, forecasting and reporting cost and schedule performance for projects throughout the organization. Services include setting up and managing project controls systems (including setup of work breakdown structure), capturing to-date progress and expenditure data, analyzing to-date performance data, forecasting at-completion performance data (EAC costs, hours), analyzing project risks (contingency management), managing change and incorporating scope variations into schedule and cost deliverables, and preparing associated reports.

  • Skilled in the use of company cornerstone systems and able to represent cost data formats necessary to control the project.

  • Understands financial terminology and measures and recognizes the financial impact of various project actions.

  • Participates in analyzing and using financial data to identify key project issues.

  • May assist in leading junior staff through assignment tasks.

  • Participates in tracking action items.

  • Able to use drawings and specifications in the establishment of project baseline data.

  • Knowledgeable of accounting principles with extensive understanding of the manner in which the company establishes and documents the financial position.

  • Prepares revised cost forecast for select accounts.

  • Prepares analysis of progress trends and cost impact. May participate in reviewing and approving contractor invoices.

  • Works hands on with earned value monitoring.

  • Evaluates manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations including preparation of variance analysis.

  • Compares actual cost to funding limitations. Prepares expenditure forecasts to identify critical points in project funding.

  • Reviews purchase order and subcontract commitments and expenditures. Maintains tracking database to insure that subcontractor funding is aligned with work authorization and expenditures.

  • Understands the manner in which profits on projects are budgeted and the extent to which the budget value is achieved.

  • Possesses the knowledge of scope control and change management. Involved in the tracking system to insure that project management is fully aware of detailed change order status.

  • Creates and assists with cost/schedule baseline budgets.

  • Familiar with basic cost/schedule integration and basic critical path analysis and other rescheduling concepts.

  • Conducts or assists in performance measurement and associated cost trending.

  • Prepares and assists in various levels of project reporting.

  • Participates in and may lead project cost review meetings.

  • Assists in procedure development and implementation.

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

  1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

  2. Qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree + 6 Years of Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Computer Proficiency - Excel, P6 & MS Projects

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

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What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 204362BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.