Project Financial Controller
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Company : Incite Insight

Job Location : London, UK

Posted on : Sat, 01 Aug 2020 03:40:15 GMT

Job Description :

Project Financial Controller

Job Purpose and Background

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Project Controller who plays a key role as business partner between key projects and the in-house Project Management Office. You will oversee project revenues and expenditures to verify that projects are completed on time and within budgetary guidelines. Typical work duties may include creating project budgets and forecasts, preparing and presenting financial statements, ensuring reporting and documentation as well as collaborating with a variety of internal stakeholders such as the finance, technology and data departments as well as environmental specialists.

The Project Controller will report to the Head of the Project Management Office.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitor, coordinate, and control a project from start to finish with the focus on managing project cost and schedule
  • Develop project forecasts as well as reports
  • Ensure project documentation and reporting to project timeline
  • Understand and effectively communicate the financial impact of changes made to project budgets
  • Act as a “bridge” between the PMO, Finance and the project teams developing solid working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ensure spend follows appropriate authorisation procedures and actions to address potential overspends are agreed in advance at an appropriate management level
  • Develop robust standard reporting processes to simplify and speed up existing spreadsheet-based processes
  • Identify, create and maintain project budgets and schedules
  • Ensure adherence to project schedule

The precise description and nature of your job may be varied from time to time and you may be required to carry out other duties as necessary to meet business needs.

Required skills and experience:

  • Degree in finance or accounting with 3- 5 years of working experience in a similar role
  • Experience in project accounting environment is essential
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great attention to detail and a passion for finance
  • Great communication and stakeholder management skills
  • You are dedicated, committed and bring a high level of self-motivation and can work with limited supervision
  • Effectively deal with changing expectations or challenges
  • Affinity with NGO and related processes is an advantage
  • Experience in Environmental related industries i.e. Water, Energy, Forestry related is a plus
  • Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills in English

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