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Project Controller

Job Title: Project Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11542
Contact Name: Natalie Blunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 02, 2019 11:38

Job Description




Our client is a leading Engineering company and is looking for a project controller/ planner to be situated in West Midlands

Role: Project Controller

 The Project Controller reports hierarchically to HVDC Activity Controller. S/he manages the assigned portfolio of projects focusing on cash in, risks, project margins, s/he reports and analyses the deviation and acts as a business and financial advisor to the Project Manager. S/he 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 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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