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Project Accountant/Controller, Paris

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Project Accountant/Controller, Paris

JobID: 23339-1177913

Location: PARIS, FRA

Description: **Business Line** Support/Cross Services

**Position Title** Project Accountant/Controller, Paris

France - Ile-de-France


**Job Summary**

AECOM is currently seeking a Project Accountant/Controller to join our Paris office. AECOM Finance, France comprises of a commercially focused team of 7 Finance professionnals located in Paris The Project Accounting team is structured to mirror the teams in Operations and in close cooperation with other Finance teams in Continental Europe.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Report to the Finance Manager located in Paris

2. Good understanding of core financials of a business across P&L and Balance Sheets and candidate would likely be a Finance professional with good business knowledge and industry awareness

3. Good command of Relationship Management skills, with an ability to build networks, challenge, influence and carry out actions.

4. Good understanding of the project change lifecycle, as well as knowledge and understanding of project delivery in an engineering services organization

5. Strong knowledge of project accounting principles and techniques

6. Able to drive the business forward and ensure that AECOM as an organization continues to progress towards our strategic aim of becoming the world's premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm

7. Support the Month End process; review and analyze project financials (Billed, Collections, Revenue recognition, AR aging, WIP balances, etc)

8. Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of financial data in Bids and Offers to understand P&L arrangements prior to sign off

9. Review/check that WBS and all other project particulars regarding the project setup process in the system are adhered to and signed off accordingly in Oracle, following compliance guidelines

10. Support Project Manager in the preparation and checking of Project P&L updates, ensuring appropriate support exists

11. Ensure that cost transfers are actioned in accordance with internal policy

12. Confirm Intercompany agreements prepared by Operations are in place

13. Collaborate with operations and other finance departments to ensure that vendor set up process is seamless

14. Support Project Managers with the quarterly forex revaluation

15. Interface with Project Managers and Finance Departments on external audit process

**Minimum Requirements**

* Minimum 5 years’ experience of which minimum 2 -3 years related to project accounting, preferably in a multinational company

* Finance related Degree

* Experience working with Operations

* Fluent French and excellent written and spoken English language skills are essential

* Stakeholder management skills and presence

* Experience of managing a complex, multi-million €, dynamic P&L at detail project level

* Able to create collaborative relationships and influence key business stakeholders through innovative financial insight, control and interventions

**Preferred Qualifications**

* Degree in Finance

* Strong knowledge of Oracle Software

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Finance and Accounting_

**_Country_** _France_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _165353BR_


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