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Finance Project Controller

  • Job reference: 919207
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Controller
  • Date posted: 17/04/2018

Job Title: Finance Project Controller

Role Summary:

The Project Controller reports hierarchically to HVDC Activity Controller. Candidate manages the assigned portfolio of projects focusing on cash in, risks, project margins, candidate reports and analyses the deviation and acts as a business and financial advisor to the Project Manager. Candidate is the point of contact for all project related financials.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

Mandatory requirement SAP and Finance Project Control experience

* Manage the project control process from a Financial aspect/support PMs to validate forecasts and Costs to Complete/ explain deviations to Budget

* Ensure that all Financial Documents that are required for the project review process are prepared in a timely manner for Internal/Global Reviews, attend Projects Reviews

* Maintain Projects Budget in SAP and ensure margin on Variation Orders are reported correctly

* Provide input on risks, opportunities and claims valuation

* Manage FOREX and ensure hedges are taken were necessary

* Manage cash by following up actual figures and forecasts and follow up the implementation of cash improvement actions

* Establish and manage trading plan, recognise revenue milestones in SAP and ensure appropriate documentary evidence is obtained in line with Accounting and GE Rules

* Close-Out Projects in timely manner

* Provide project KPIs and coordinate with other finance interfaces: controllership, FP&A, CAS, external auditors

Qualifications & Skills:

* Degree or equivalent professional accounting qualification

* Good knowledge of SAP is essential

* Good excel skill and PowerPoint is essential

* An understanding of hedging principals

* Good analytical skill is essential

Desired Characteristics:

* Finance Project Controlling experience

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear/concise manner

* Works well under pressure and achieves deadlines

* Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across various business functions

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