AECOM Project Accountant in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

AECOM is currently recruiting a

Project Accountant to be based at their offices in Manchester.

The Project Accountant will join our Project Finance team 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.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following;

  • Management accounts / Project accounts experience

  • Revenue recognition experience

  • Working with / presenting to non-finance staff

  • Able to work independently and prioritise effectively

Specific Skills Required:

  • Excellent analytical, numerical and problem solving skills essential

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be pro-active and demonstrate ability to see things through to the end

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

  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple duties in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to take initiative and ownership. Self-motivated.

  • Some flexibility to work outside normal working hours to meet deadlines

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. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193010BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.