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Senior Project Controls Analyst

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Date: Feb 9, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the lead, project controls, you will provide project controls functional services to the business unit project execution, including but not limited to transactional financial support and stewardship reporting throughout the project life cycle. This role is accountable for the creation and maintenance of the work breakdown structure (WBS), issuing purchase requests, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of accruals and financial reporting, updating of forecast entry, tracking cost impact of changes, completing financial close out. Collaboration with other business units will be required to align processes, workflows and deliverables with various work groups.

Key Accountabilities

  • Set up projects in SAP, create and maintain the WBS, network and activities
  • Craft purchase requests with required backup and vendor quotes in line with standards
  • Full financial period reporting and steward required financial accuracy and transparency
  • Provide accurate entry of incurred costs and forecasts with detailed cost reporting back up documentation and analysis on a reporting frequency as required by clients and stakeholders
  • Ensure accurate accounting treatment and recovery of tax or other eligible tax credits
  • Support the project lead in preparation of the project long range plans and budgets, including revised estimates and cash flows
  • Support the project lead with authorization for expenditure initiation, preparation and routing as well as collection, preparation and accuracy of variance analysis as required
  • Prepare, consolidate and analyse individual project reports for all stakeholders, assuming responsibility for accuracy, completeness, and timeliness; including entering month end journal entries according to financial standards and timelines
  • Understand, track, monitor and report impact of changes and budget transfers on total project costs
  • Protect the integrity of the investment decision by understanding the project scope and escalating deviation as required
  • Complete the end to end financial project close out including financial close and SAP entries
  • Support in building the long range plans and budgets to develop a full understanding of the planned spending
  • Provide other project controls functional support services as required

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Five to eight years of experience in similar role
  • Deep understanding of project lifecycles
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in SAP
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Continuous improvement mindset with strong analytical and decision-making capacity
  • Strong sense of ownership, with demonstrated interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple and changing priorities under tight deadlines

    Strong analytical skills, experience with project management is an asset

  • Possess solid leadership and communication skills to interact with all functions and levels of leadership

Working Conditions

  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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