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Dokainish & Company Senior Project Controller in Toronto, Ontario

About Dokainish & Company 

Since 2011 Dokainish & Company has been providing world class professional consultancy services.   

We specialize in working diligently and collaboratively with our clients to achieve long-lasting and impactful results across numerous business functions. Our areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, Project Management, Quantitative Risk Analysis, Organizational Change Management, Project Controls, Enterprise Reporting, Estimating, Asset Management, and System Implementation for Capital Projects. We draw upon decades of project experience to deliver customized solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges.  

We are a fast-growing organization, currently seeking a Senior Project Controller to be a key member of our high-achieving, diverse, innovating team. 

This is a full-time, non-remote position based in downtown Toronto 


The Opportunity 

We are looking for a highly experienced Senior Project Controller to manage project controls and contracts on behalf of our clients, while helping to develop Dokainish & Company’s ongoing business and internal talent. 


  • Analyze, prepare, validate, and maintain cost estimates, budgets, and schedules. 

  • Manage internal and external enterprise cost and schedule software systems. 

  • Create, modify, and/or maintain Work and Cost Breakdown Structures. 

  • Develop, implement, and maintain project control systems and tools. 

  • Review project expenses, client invoices, and related accounting transactions. 

  • Maintain project risk registers, including the identification of new, impacting, and retired risks. 

  • Analyze relationships between planned work, executed work, and actual costs using Earned Value Management techniques. 

  • Ensure tasks are meticulously planned and executed. 

  • Analyze and maintain schedule logic, manage what-if scenarios, and review critical path activities. 

  • Ensure that goods and services are delivered as expected and in accordance with the schedule. 

  • Administer change control processes on behalf of Dokainish and its clients. 

  • Train new/junior project controls staff based on industry best practices and personal experience in the industry. 

  • Manage Dokainish project teams and serve as a single point of contact for clients. 

  • Make recommendations to Dokainish senior leadership for sensible changes, adjustments, or upgrades to our internal work practices. 

  • Find and develop leads for new business opportunities through professional networking, organizational membership, and attendance at conferences 


  • Develop and implement monthly project reports for all project controls disciplines. 

  • Manage monthly lifecycle reporting and forecasting activities. 

  • Track and explain cost and schedule variances including recommend corrective actions. 

  • Prepare and present to management the monthly project/program/portfolio financial summaries. 

  • Deliver ad hoc status reports as needed to Dokainish senior leadership and clients 


  • College/university graduate or equivalent combination of technical skills and experience. 

  • 10+ years of related project experience with an engineering, consulting, or professional services company or companies. 

  • Experience working as a Subject Matter Expert in one or more project controls disciplines, or equivalent recognition from references. 

  • Firm understanding of Contract Administration and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend contractual language. 

  • Superior working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Expertise in software systems related to project controls (e.g., Primavera P6) and a firm grasp on related business management systems (e.g., SAP). 

  • Experience working across various sectors/industries is a plus. 

  • Seeks challenging opportunities across businesses and borders. 

  • Consulting experience is a plus. 

  • Willingness to travel, sometimes on short notice. 

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills: able to manage competing priorities/deadlines, as well as the flexibility to adjust to changing operational needs. 

  • High degree of social intelligence, integrity, and maturity. 

  • Collaborative, resourceful, and self-motivated working style. 

  • Meticulous attention to detail. 

  • Ability to think critically and evaluate situations and solve problems creatively with tact and good judgement. 

  • Professional demeanor and ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality. 

  • Establish and maintain excellent customer relations with clients. 

  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required. 

  • Able to work in-office, non-remote, in downtown Toronto, Ontario. 


We take immense pride in our high performing, collaborative team. We recognize and value the uniqueness of every individual who works at Dokainish & Company, and we aim to harness our strengths into a synergistic team that thrives in an environment of open communication, accountability, trust, and respect.  

We are highly skilled when moving ideas into actions and empower each other to deliver outstanding results. 

If you believe your skillset, drive, qualifications, and experience is a match, we welcome your application and can’t wait to hear from you. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining Dokainish & Company. Please note only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted. 


Dokainish & Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status, or any other protected status required by applicable law. 

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and Dokainish & Company AODA Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. 

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