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Project Cost Control Analyst (J.O#10499ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: December 11, 2017
Employment Type: Full Time



Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy”.                          

We are currently seeking a Project Cost Control Analyst.


  • Responsible for the creation of cashflows and “Estimated Final Costs” for Capital Subway vehicle procurements
  • Participating in the various phases of the contracts including the development of terms and conditions, negotiations of contracts, and warranty administration
  • Reporting on the progress and status of contracts
  • Ensuring schedules for vehicle and equipment acquisition projects are prepared, monitored and maintained
  • Providing project control support for all aspects of the Capital and Operating budget preparation
  • Monitoring cost analysis, controls and reconciliation for the assigned projects
  • Monitoring contractual reliabilities; and is responsible for the design and maintenance of project control databases, spreadsheets and other control systems to support these functions
  • Preparing Board reports and supporting documentation for Project Approvals and Contract Awards
  • Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and/or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within the area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer


  • Good knowledge of contract administration principles, methods, procedures and practices, as well as project management methods and practices
  • Sound knowledge of business administration concepts with emphasis in accounting and scheduling principles combined with a good knowledge of budget and cost control concepts
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills, using tact and diplomacy and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Excellent judgement, well-developed analytical, problem solving, verbal communications and report writing skills
  • Computer literate and have a strong knowledge of systems with extensive relational database design concepts and spreadsheets to correlate operational and financial data
  • Sound knowledge of the General Ledger Accounting System, Job Based Cost System, and Materials Management System
  • Knowledge of MRP systems including MAXIMO and SAP considered an asset
  • Familiarity with the Operating and Capital Program Budget Process and related approval processes in place at the TTC as well as relevant Operation Group schedules, standards and reporting systems is required
  • Completion of a University Degree or College Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, or related discipline, or the equivalent combined with directly related work experience
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

Annual Salary Range: $72,672.60 to $90,818.00 (Level 8SA) – 35 Hour Work Week

At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.


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