Finance and Commercial Risk 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 a Finance and Commercial Risk Manager for our Civil Infrastructure office contributes to our team:


  • Assists manager, Finance and Commercial Risk, with the management of all district financial reporting, including monthly operations reporting, quarterly financial reporting, mid-year/year-end business planning, district review, and financial accounting year-end; delegates tasks and responsibilities to ensure all is completed accurately and within deadlines in accordance with legislative, contract terms, and PCL policy and procedures.
  • Assists manager, Finance and Commercial Risk, with implementing, monitoring, and ensuring adherence to district/company policies and procedures to ensure the continued effectiveness of the district.
  • Acts as the district chief security officer (CSO) and is responsible for ensuring the district meets the security requirements of federal government contracts (CDN).
  • Assists with the review of monthly forecasting, district/project recoveries, and various other reconciliations.
  • Ensures accuracy of ad hoc reports prepared for district management and various other stakeholders as required.
  • Evaluates, coordinates, and ensures insurance, bonding, and other performance securities are being met to satisfy contract and corporate requirements as necessary.
  • Assists manager, Finance and Commercial Risk, with managing all financial and business-related issues as required.
  • Oversees the preparation of insurance, subcontractor default insurance, and/or legal claims to maximize claim recovery in accordance with policy.
  • Assists manager, Finance and Commercial Risk, with ensuring the integrity and accuracy of district review and year-end documents.
  • Assists the manager, Finance and Commercial Risk, with evaluating the district cash-flow cycle, provides recommendations on improvements, and acts accordingly.


  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in a related discipline.
  • Accounting designation an asset.
  • 10 years of progressive accounting experience in the construction or related industry with 2 years of exposure to risk management and legal issues preferred. On-site project experience an asset.
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience involving managing the Accounting department.
  • Strong financial management acumen; advanced knowledge of accounting procedures and protocols, budget administration and financial forecasting, analysis, and reporting.
  • Understands and complies with all labor agreements, government legislation, and PCL policies and procedures, and can influence district strategy and translate it into objectives.
  • Advanced knowledge of government legislation regarding payroll, accounting, and applicable generally accepted accounting practices and standards.
  • Intermediate ability to draft/review and negotiate various forms of contract language as required.
  • Advanced knowledge of bid and contract securities and insurance as they relate to risk management, claims management, pricing, and accounting.
  • Intermediate risk interpretation, negotiation skills, and strategic thinking to ensure PCL interests are protected in all contractual and subcontract agreements.
  • Advanced knowledge of contract/construction law in relation to tender documents, project contracts, and claims management.
  • Understanding of Lean principles and process improvement.

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: Finance and Commercial Risk Manager

Requisition: 4779  

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix