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Project Accountant

Crawley, United Kingdom

English (UK)

Job Description

Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock have an opportunity for a Project Accountant to join their team working in Three Bridges, Crawley.

You will be responsible for several large and high profile government sponsored projects, including Thameslink and Moorgate, and will work in a motivated and driven commercial team.

You will work closely alongside the project management team and other stakeholders to ensure effective forecasting, controlling, and reporting. You will also maintain the projects PoC models, maintain the Risk and Opportunity Registers, analyse and report on NCCs, and assist in the submission and negotiation of claims to Customers / Suppliers.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Preparation of monthly forecasts and annual budgets for multiple projects, and transfer of necessary data and commentary to Finance in a timely manner.
  • Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes; ensure Financial Statements comply with Siemens guideline and local GAAP.
  • Ensure correct allocation of costs; effectively control with responsible Managers, identifying and actively mitigating deviations from plan.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate Percentage of Completion models for multiple projects.
  • Creation of new projects / sales orders and Work Breakdown Structure where necessary.
  • Maintenance of Risk & Opportunity Register, drive ownership among project management for mitigation of risks and exploitation of opportunities.
  • Monitoring of Non-Conformance Costs, as well as preparation of Root Cause Analyses and recording in local NCC Tool.
  • Provision of accurate and timely management information to project management, Finance function and local and divisional HQs.
  • Ensure all management information / reporting systems are aligned with project models.
  • Assist in capturing all costs in relation to Additional Services and Claims and negotiating settlements with Customers / Suppliers.
  • Responsible for invoicing customer in line with contract; debt chasing through to collection.
  • Management of supplier payments and liaising with suppliers to resolve disputed invoices, with the involvement of procurement when necessary.
  • Work closely with project managers and operational colleagues to support process and productivity improvement initiatives.

What experience and qualifications do I need to apply?

  • Prior experience in Project Accounting advantageous, but not essential
  • Experience working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Part or Qualified accountant, CIMA or equivalent preferable.
  • Experience of working in SAP (Spiridon or similar).
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?

The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus.  We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.
Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

The closing date for applications is Monday 29th October.

Job ID: 63861

Organisation: Mobility

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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