Auditor/Accountant (Cost Assurance)

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Job title: Auditor/Accountant (Cost Assurance)

Company: Turner & Townsend

Job description: Company DescriptionDo you want to be part of our successful Infrastructure team supporting top clients for Turner & Townsend in Toronto? We are hiring an ambitious and forward-thinking Auditor/Accountant to join our specialist Cost Assurance team.Our Cost Assurance team has extensive experience conducting cost and commercial audits to review supply chain compliance and performance. Our team combines financial / accounting, commercial, technology and quantity surveying skills to form a targeted and bespoke assurance approach for our clients and their challenges and needs. Cost assurance provides an independent verification of cost that supports construction project governance and ensures adherence to contract.At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.Our team is dynamic, innovative and client focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.Who are you?You are an experienced Auditor/Accountant with 3 – 5 years post-graduate experience looking for the next step in your career.We are currently seeking a personable, enthusiastic, and energetic individual to join our specialist Cost Assurance team to look after our continuing growth and make the difference to both our business and our clients.Job DescriptionAs an Auditor/Accountant, you will be involved with:

  • Reviewing construction contractor systems, controls, and processes to provide an assessment on their ways of working, using intelligence from around the industry to build a view on best practice.
  • Analysis and understanding of complex construction contracts.
  • Perform actual cost audits on monthly invoices.
  • Supporting on Payroll Audits.
  • Reviewing financial systems and reporting on the contractors ERP.
  • Performing testing of data and information using smart techniques and tools such as data visualization and trend / pattern analysis – PowerBi/Tableau
  • Production of written findings reports that deliver key findings, recommendations and messages in a succinct and professional manner.
  • Fostering good quality working relationships with clients and those being reviewed built around trust and professionalism.
  • Engaging with the supply chain to take them on the journey of assurance and encourage collaboration at project/program level.

QualificationsPrevious experience or a sound and suitable understanding of the following will be a distinct advantage in applying for this role:

  • 3 – 5 years of Audit/Accounting experience
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
  • Holds or working towards an appropriate professional body membership or equivalent (i.e., ACCA, CPA,CFA etc.)

Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering service excellence to clients.
  • The ability to extract, interrogate and assess large data sets to problem solve and produce outputs that can be used in the decision-making process.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in fast-paced environment, and able to adapt and meet challenges as they develop during the delivery stage.
  • Assurance or audit – in a construction, commercial or accountancy setting
  • Assessment of accuracy and entitlement to cost.
  • Data analysis – ability to review and draw insights from large quantities of data in various formats – PowerBi/Tableau experience preferred
  • Supporting on report writing – communicating complex messages succinctly to maximize impact in written formats.
  • Experience of working in a team environment and handling a variable workload through peaks and troughs.
  • Presentation skills – be a confident speaker who can influence and engage with a multitude of stakeholders.
  • Professional Skepticism – Can challenge in a professional and constructive way to safeguard the completion of our services, maintaining independence and integrity, ensuring consistent quality.

Additional InformationTurner & Townsend is a leading independent professional services company specializing in program and project management, cost management and project Controls across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 108 offices in 45 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximizing value and performance during the planning, construction and operation of our clients’ assets. We are an Equal opportunity employer who will ensure accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities upon request.Turner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CV’s that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list. Any speculative or unsolicited CV’s will be treated as a direct application.#LI-MB3Join our social media conversations for more information about Turner & Townsend and our exciting future projects:It is strictly against Turner & Townsend policy for candidates to pay any fee in relation to our recruitment process. No recruitment agency working with Turner & Townsend will ask candidates to pay a fee at any time.Any unsolicited resumes/CVs submitted through our website or to Turner & Townsend personal e-mail accounts, are considered property of Turner & Townsend and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorised Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Turner & Townsend, there must be a formal written agreement in place and the agency must be invited, by the Recruitment Team, to submit candidates for review.

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Location: Toronto, ON

Job date: Tue, 09 Jul 2024 22:23:32 GMT

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