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Job Title: Project Control Analyst
Job Department: Project Controls
Job Location: Calgary, Alberta

About Vista

Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers and Best Managed Companies, Vista Projects is a full-service engineering, procurement and project management company serving Western Canada’s oil sands and conventional oil and gas producers for over 30 years. Our continued growth comes from an experienced team of professionals who have an absolute commitment to providing our clients with exceptional service. We specialize in facility engineering design for thermal heavy oil (SAGD, CSS), enhanced oil recovery, and sustaining capital projects. Over the years, we have earned our reputation as a trusted leader in thermal energy projects, working on some of the most successful in-situ heavy oil projects in the oil sands.

Main Duties and Competencies 

Project controls analysts maintain financial data, support the planners and schedulers, and provide checks and balances throughout the life of the project. Duties will include: 

  • Preparing EP cost reporting 
  • Cash flow development and reporting 
  • Monitoring commitments, incurred and actual costs 
  • Performing cost variance analysis 
  • Earned value management reporting 
  • Supporting estimate and budget development  
  • Performing ad-hoc project analysis and support 
  • Managing databases and generating reports  
  • Performing other duties as requested 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (commerce, engineering, or similar) 
  • Three (3) years of financial analysis experience  
  • Understanding of project cost control fundamentals with analytical skills and experience in financial analysis, modeling and budgeting methodologies 
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex data 
  • Ability to meet safety requirements to attend site visits 
  • Advanced MS Excel skills 
  • Quality focused with acute attention to detail 
  • Strong communication and influencing skills 


  • Graduate degree in a related field (commerce, engineering, or similar) 
  • Concentration in finance and accounting disciplines 
  • Recognized designation (CMA, MBA, CFA, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of Primavera P6 software 
  • Strong background in oil and gas industry

What We Offer

An opportunity with Vista is not just a job; it is a chance to work with colleagues who are among the most recognized and accomplished in the industry.

Vista offers all employees

  • A stimulating, fast-paced and challenging work environment where you will contribute to the most successful oil and gas projects in Western Canada;
  • An opportunity to be a part of an entrepreneurial, technically skilled team which has established leadership in innovative engineering;
  • A strong value-based philosophy that provides an informal, close-knit team environment, where you and your family feel like a part of our organization, and not just an employee number;
  • Competitive compensation and benefits, including a performance-linked variable pay program;
  • Company-sponsored social events and team sports;
  • Flexible work schedules, half-day Fridays and free parking;
  • An organization that values and encourages diversity;
  • Shareholder opportunities are a long-term potential for exceptional employees.

How To Apply

Please complete the application form below and include a cover letter concisely demonstrating how your skills and experience align with our job posting. By submitting this application, you consent to our Privacy Policy, and you consent to receive commercial electronic messages from Vista and third parties acting on our behalf.

Note: As part of the interview process there will be a technical testing component which will take up to two hours and can be completed at home on your own timelines. Candidates may be required to complete a security clearance procedure prior to receiving an offer.

Last modification :09/18/2019