5429 Jr. Project Cost Engineer
Main Purpose of the Position:
The Project Financial Accountant (PFA) is responsible to set up, monitor and appraise the fiscal performance of the projects in areas of costs and ensuring that necessary corrective actions are taken. Additionally, the PFA is responsible to provide services and support for assigned controlling systems.
Ensure transparent and consistent adherence to Engineering Manual, Procurement and Site Finance procedures including tax and duties issues.
Define roles and responsibility, process and cost coding with local departments with placing purchase orders and execute invoicing.
Ensure the data flow and reconciliation between SAP, general contractor and cost management tools.
Establish contact with the Local Accounting Director and secure the secondment of one of the Affiliate’s Accountants to the project team.
Adhere and enforce policies and procedures especially relating to ethics and financial stewardship.
Implement the project financial accounting procedures and systems, financial accounting training and (kick-off) workshops for the project management team, procurement and / or contractor.
Checks the payment application or invoice with the performance of the suppliers.
Ensure actual data figures in Local Accounting System are project related and coded accurately.
Administer together with procurement that the following registers are available and auditable: bid evaluations, (sub-) contracts, insurance, bank guarantees, warranties, retentions, change orders, payment applications, temporary assets, risk, (de)mobilization.
Support proper and timely project close-out and deliver the Project Data Collection Report.
Provide content/document management services including setting up project specific filing structures; training other team members, ensuring use of Opentext software for systematic archiving of all Project related content. Assisting in organization wide structuring of data and system set up including some user requirement testing of systems as they are implemented.
Technically Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Identify and implement industry best practices in project financial accounting and contract management to deliver discernable and sustainable business results.
Competencies Identified for Success:
Business Knowledge: demonstrates understanding of how Project Delivery and Project Services in particular, contributes to the Company’s results.
Demonstrates thorough grasp of functions, regulatory issues, and operations in own and in key stakeholders’ work areas.
Develops detailed understanding of customers’ needs, issues, and priorities – consistently searching for ways to improve services to them.
Influencing Others: Builds credibility through strong relationships and a solid track record of results. Recognizes when expected conflict is stalling results and makes changes to address the problem.
Applying Technical Expertise: demonstrates deep functional knowledge and stays current in the field; adeptly applies expertise to the Company’s business issues.
Collaboration & Teamwork: work with peers, partners, and others, including individuals outside their own team and functional area to positively impact business performance and optimize the input of those involved.
Leading Innovation & Change: generate opportunities for innovations in services, processes, and/or systems. Support and lead changes to the status quo – not only changes that pave the way for innovation, but also those that are required for improving business effectiveness and efficiency and ensuring future success.
Drive for Results: drive for the achievement and improvement of business results
Communication: frame information accurately and concisely, effectively sending and receiving messages when interacting with others.
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
Bachelor or University degree in engineering / economics / business administration.
PMI, RICS or ACCEi Project Control Professional qualification or equivalent.
Min 5 years work experience as PFA.
Project Controls, Accounting.
CAPEX, Finance or business administration.
Knowledge of SAP, MS Office, Google Suite.
Very good analytical skills.
PLEASE NOTE: Our client has mandated COVID-19 vaccination for their workforce, all external personnel providing services to our client are required to comply with this requirement.