EY Manager – Project Controller in Ottawa, Ontario

Manager – Project Controller


Requisition # OTT000F2

Post Date Sep 04, 2018

EY’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We currently have a career opportunities for a Manager – Project Controller to join our Infrastructure Advisory Group. This is a domain within the Advisory services practice, which specializes in advising clients on performance improvement throughout the capital projects lifecycle, as well as working with our clients in Program Management, designing and implementing PMO’s and independent oversight of project performance . Our offerings in this area include assisting in claims and dispute resolutions, subject matter expertise for internal audit support, assessment of project management processes and controls, design and implementation of PMO’s, Program Management of major projects and supporting in project functions including planning/scheduling, cost management, risk management and project controls etc. Typical clients include companies in the Utilities, Oil & Gas, Construction, IT implementation, and Mining industries.


  • Supervise staff employees and review their work products

  • Budgeting and Financial Analysis including: Developing Project Cost/Schedule Baselines and budgets, monitoring project actuals, developing project financial forecasts, analyzing project reports and communicating project statuses and findings to the Engagement Leads

  • Earned value calculations and analysis for projects

  • Monitoring billing and payment statuses

  • Tracking contractual obligations and deliverables

  • Assisting the project team with: schedule updates, analysis and reporting, identifying and analyzing project risks, work authorizations, contract closeouts, generating and analyzing financial reports

  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

  • Understand E&Y's service lines and actively assess/present ways they can serve and bring value to clients.


  • An MBA or bachelor's degree in Business, Finance,Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or arelated field would be considered a strong asset

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a Project Controls position managing and maintaining Project baselines.

  • Experienced in Earned Value Management (EVM) and reporting

  • Consulting or industry experience would be a strong asset

  • Strong research, analytical, and business writing skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong proficiency with Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio, and Lotus Notes / Outlook

  • Strong proficiency with data mining softwares (e.g. ACL) would be preferred

  • Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic

  • Successful candidates must be available to travel as needed within and outside of the Canada and work in excess of standard hours when necessary.

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our work force and the knowledge of our people