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Burns & McDonnell Senior Contract Analyst-AZCO in Appleton, Wisconsin


AZCO is a heavy industrial construction and fabrication solutions provider building the critical infrastructure that keeps communities and industries thriving. As part of the Burns & McDonnell family of companies, AZCO integrates with engineering, construction, and fabrication teams throughout the project to bring more advanced controls and predictable outcomes, delivering projects safer, better, smarter, and faster. The Senior Contract Analyst for AZCO is a dynamic finance-based role immersed in the business's operations. The ideal candidate enjoys engaging directly with the business, financial reporting and analysis, and can alternate seamlessly between detailed analysis and executive-level strategy and communication. The AZCO Senior Contract Analyst serves as a key financial contact for AZCO project teams and the AZCO executive team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Region Financial Lead

  • Collaborate with the executive leadership team on defining and implementing AZCO goals

  • Develop and implement best practices

  • Work with leadership to develop an annual business plan and 4th quarter forecast.

  • Monitor and manage monthly financial results

  • Ad Hoc requests to support business goals of executive leadership, such as client and market trend analyses, sensitivity and scenario planning, and project pricing development.

  • Liaison with Corporate Accounting

  • Serve as a liaison for project teams within the region in all financial aspects, including billing, project costing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, revenue recognition, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting.

  • Evaluate revenue recognition for AZCO, which includes reviewing contracts and interpreting financial implications, applying construction/engineering accounting standards, and analyzing project cost reports, including risks, contingencies, and warranty

  • Attend monthly project review meetings to provide recommendations on revenue recognition to project teams

  • Assist with key close period activities, including reviewing and analyzing key contracts, assisting with the external audit and performing financial variance analysis

  • Collaborate with Contract Analysts, Financial Managers, and Corporate Finance employee-owners located in other offices to develop and foster solutions that result in superior client service

  • Key Contact for Financial Data Analysis and Training

  • Maintain and leverage ongoing knowledge of accounting systems and data reporting capabilities, including Oracle, Microsoft Power BI, and EcoSys

  • Execute reporting requirements, including coordination with Finance, Marketing, and other groups to ensure accurate and timely data is delivered to stakeholders

  • Lead instructional and informational trainings for project teams, covering a variety of topics, including accounting standards, system enhancements, reporting capabilities, corporate initiatives, and best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 6 years Public experience or 10-12 years with mix of Public/Private experience

  • Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry experience preferred

  • Self-motivator with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple day-to-day and ongoing projects simultaneously

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and with exceptional knowledge of Excel

  • CPA or CFA preferred but not required


Job Accounting/Finance

Primary Location US-WI-Appleton

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 221951