Accounting Manager

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of.


Here's how an Accounting Manager for our Civil Infrastructure office contributes to our team:


  • Oversees, monitors, approves, and is accountable for daily/weekly/monthly/yearly accounting functions, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, check run, payroll, and others as required, in accordance with legislation, contract terms, and PCL policy and procedures.
  • Implements, monitors, and ensures adherence to district/company administration and accounting policies and procedures, to ensure the continued effectiveness of the Accounting and Payroll departments.
  • Reviews and analyzes all accounting/financial adjustments, submissions, and reports and ensures they are completed in a timely manner. Follows up and manages any issues, problems, or discrepancies.
  • Provides various ad hoc reports and analysis, then presents information to district management as required.
  • Manages and prepares district review and year-end documents.
  • Manages and supervises the district cash-flow cycle in accordance with PCL policies and procedures and provides recommendations on improvements as required.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all required documentation, including insurance, bonding, SDI, workers compensation, statutory declarations, and lien waivers is in place and renewed accordingly.
  • Works closely with the district to provide general guidance and expertise on contract/ subcontracts, including interpretation of contract/subcontract documents, and negotiating subcontract changes.
  • Proactively anticipates and mitigates against potential risks, and capitalizes on identified opportunities.
  • Responsible for ensuring that payments to trade partners, suppliers, and service providers are made in compliance with contract terms.
  • Responsible for managing internal and external financial audits as applicable.


  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in a related discipline.
  • Accounting designation preferred.
  • 6 years of progressive accounting experience in the construction or a related industry preferred. On-site project experience an asset.
  • 1 to 2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Advanced construction knowledge; understands general construction terms and processes.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of full-cycle accounting, with the ability to teach and mentor more junior staff.
  • Advanced knowledge of government legislation regarding payroll, accounting, and applicable generally accepted accounting practices and standards and ability to oversee the tracking, maintenance, and submittals required in line with legislative tax and deductions.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to act with the required discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and high level of detail orientation, with the ability to accurately prepare and enter financial information to meet deadlines and requirements.
  • Ability to effectively handle difficult situations that have been escalated.
  • Exhibits strong management skills, with the ability to delegate and coordinate activities effectively and lead and motivate finance and commercial risk employees.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Any salary range displayed by a job board is an estimate. Your salary, which considers your unique qualifications and experience, is just one component of the robust total rewards you'll enjoy at PCL. This may include an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching, and career development programs.

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Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started! 


Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Construction, Inc. 

Primary Location: Tempe, Arizona 

Job: Accounting Manager

Requisition: 4780  

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix