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Financial Controller

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/04/2016
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The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

The Role:
Controller position on the project. Can be assigned to multiple projects, depending on size and complexity and is responsible for the financial and commercial performance of the project (jointly with project manager

Tender Stage
• Supports the tender manager by reviewing and advising on financial/commercial aspects
• Participates in contractual terms and conditions (clients, consortia, subcontractors, suppliers), risk reviews, contract structuring and negotiations, tax issues, cash flow analysis, assignment conditions, etc
• Ensures that quote calculation, cash-flow and exposure curve prepared properly.

Project Execution
• Prepares the Business Financial Execution Plan consistent with internal, contractual and regulatory objectives
• Optimize project cash flow and manage the currency risk, tax issues, financial reporting, accounting, and project financing requirements
• Promotes commercial awareness in the project team and provides commercial input to the project execution plan
• Responsible for the correctness of project balance sheet and income statement as well as for correct forecast for timing of cash flows
• Monitors the proper follow up on claims and back-charges
• Coordination and preparation of regular project reviews
• Identifies risks, initiates risk mitigation actions, prepares estimates to complete

• Supervises on a project basis, Project Accountants, Cost Engineers and Field Administrators – depending on the size of the project.
• Corporate governance, compliance, assurance and internal control. Enforcement of group charter and country specific finance directives and instructions
• Implements internal control processes to avoid misstatement in Financial Statements

• External: Customers, financial institutions (ECA’s), external auditors, tax consultants
• Internal: Peers, Accounting and Reporting, Finance and Tax, Legal and Compliance, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Marketing & Sales

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Finance and business control expert with process orientation
• Detail-oriented team player with the ability to effectively adhere to strict deadlines
• Good communication and negotiation skills required
• Strong risk management skills
Minimum education requirement:
• Bachelor degree in finance or economics, or equivalent
• Working knowledge of finance and accounting software (SAP, ProMis, RR dB)
• 3 years work experience as certified project analyst recommended
• Completion of Project Controller required training modules
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