AECOM Regional Financial Project Manager in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke

Job Summary

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit an individual with previous experience in financial project management and administration to join our South and South West team.

The role will involve using AECOM’s in-house ePM software tool, which is a financial interface system that connects to ORACLE. The successful candidate will undergo training in order to support and carry out tasks on behalf of our project managers to help maintain project budgets and client details in ORACLE, raise invoices, and contact clients to ensure payment is received in a timely fashion.

This role will suit someone with an accounting background due to the nature of the work and skills required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fulfil a project financial control role, in liaison with our technical Project Managers, to support in the delivery of our projects.

  • In liaison with the technical Project Managers, complete Estimate at Completion (EAC) and financial forecasts.

  • Upload subcontractor and intercompany invoices for payment.

  • Track subcontractor and intercompany invoices received and sent for payment until payment received.

  • Work with technical Project Managers proactively to resolve any issues/ ensure prompt payment in line with contract terms.

  • Liaise with the technical Project Managers and the Billing team to invoice clients.

  • Track forecast and actual billing for projects, obtaining input from technical project managers as required.

  • Work with technical Project Managers and finance teams to resolve any issues proactively.

The successful candidate will have a track-record in project administration and control, with good communication and technical skills and a high attention to detail.

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Minimum Requirements

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

  • Experience in project administration/control.

  • Accounting background

  • Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction.

  • Excellent technical skills, attention to detail and highly proactive.

  • Previous experience working with project budgets would be preferable.

  • Willing and keen to learn new software skills and programmes.

In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience using financial software tools to financially manage budgets and track costs and provide project finance support to our project managers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum Grade GCSE C in Mathematics or equivalent.

  • Desirable: Further qualifications in accounting or mathematical discipline.

  • Desirable: Understanding of environmental and engineering consultancy.

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198194BR

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.