Project Accountant
London, United Kingdom
11d ago

Job Summary

AECOM is recruiting a Project Accountant who will join our Project Finance team based from our centrally located offices in London on a 12 month fixed term contract

The role will see you being responsible for working with Project Managers and delivery teams in a specified end market and will monitor and analyse revenue to ensure relevant revenue recognition methods are used.

Job Duties :

Interface regularly with Project Managers and project delivery teams.

Monitor project performance and key indicators.

Support PMs as required in understanding project performance.

Monitor and analyses revenue to ensure proper revenue recognition methods used.

Explain key project metrics and lead indicators.

Understand the impact on Revenue Recognition of any unusual contractual issues on projects within the portfolio.

Participate in project review preparation, execution, and follow up.

Understand the commercial and billing requirements of the projects.

Ensure that the company's internal controls are consistently applied, compliance with SOX.

Month end close, including project revenue adjustments, WIP and loss provision analysis.

We will consider any of our London offices for the location of this role, this will include St Albans, Wimbledon or Croydon.

Minimum Requirements

  • To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following;
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and problem solving skills

    Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel.

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Ability to be resourceful, hands on and work both independently and as part of high-performing team

    Some flexibility to work outside normal working hours to meet deadlines

    Previous experience as a Project Accountant ideally working on a large portfolio

    Extensive experience with percent complete revenue recognition method on consulting projects.

    Experience of presenting finance material to Senior Leadership.

    Active experience of working with Oracle Financials.

    Experience with IFRS, US GAAP.

    Experience of internal audit process reviews.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Ideally degree educated or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or similar.

    Either qualified with AAT / ACCA / CIMA or working towards.

    Your benefits will include :

    Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

    Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee.

    You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

    You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries.

    And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

    What We Offer

    AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.

    It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide.

    It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

    AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES : Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

    In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

    In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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