Senior Cost Schedule Controller

Senior Cost Schedule Controller

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Brampton, Ontario

Accounting & Finance




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Brampton-based company to hire a Senior Cost Schedule Controller to join their team!
As the Cost Schedule Controller, you will be reporting to the Business Manager.  The role of Staff Cost & Schedule Controller demands strong technical skills as a subject matter expert as well as leadership ability. This position builds upon the role of the Senior Cost Controller, to provide support to the PP&C and PMO departments to define, improve upon and apply processes & controls and enhance profitability.  Note:  Successful candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance at the reliability status level and pass the security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP).  This position is a blended remote and on-site role.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining contractual program performance measurement baselines while ensuring that timely and accurate cost and schedule analysis can be performed with anticipation of manpower requirements
  • Providing reliable financial, planning, scheduling, performance measurement and risk mitigation services to company stakeholders in order to achieve optimal profitability
  • Alerting program managers and senior management about pending problems and corrective action schemes
  • Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of department systems, software and tools
  • Instruction on efficient uses of tools
  • Facilitating formal and informal training for new PP&C employees
  • Mentoring younger members of the PPC group
  • Acting as a support for employees to seek out for advice and guidance on challenging problems

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of industry experience, with 2 of those years in a senior cost controller/analyst role or equivalent working with ERP systems
  • In-depth knowledge of Earned Value Management
  • Strong understanding of PMCS/PMBOK principles. PMP accreditation is desirable
  • Subject matter expert in project planning and scheduling abilities
  • Experience with the front of the business and developing proposals
  • General knowledge of contract terms & conditions and their relation to project accounting and planning
  • Strong cost accounting and financial principles related to project accounting backed by formal business training and an accounting designation
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Project
  • Excellent verbal & written communications
  • Comfortable in a leadership position
  • Good presentation skills
  • Capable of working independently and prioritizing efforts

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