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Management Accountant Project Controller

Posted 6 February by Meridian Business Support Easy Apply Ended

Project Controller Management Accountant
Full time (Monday-Thursday 7.50am-4.30pm Fri 7.50am-1pm)

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a Project Controller/ Lead (Management Accountant) in Newcastle under Lyme.

The role

  • Act as Head of UK Project Controlling covering 5 Business Units in the UK.
  • Participate in Global and Cross-Business Unit tasks
  • Controlling of international customer projects from RFQ until EOP
  • Supporting the Strategic Project Controlling / Preparing decision papers in the context of Strategic Project Controlling
  • Business Partner of the Project Manager & Project Team, Project Team Member
  • Supporting the Project Management and all project layers regarding all business relevant and financial control topics
  • Create, continuously update and analyse Business plans for projects and interact with the Project manager, Project team and respective Business Unit
  • Prepare the project profit and loss and prepare variance reporting
  • Define measures to improve the project results (e.g. Gross Margin, EBIT), together with the Project manager and the Project team, track and control the execution
  • Support active Change / Claim Management, creating transparency and reporting financial effects
  • Ensure the reconciliation of Project and Central Controlling
  • Define planning parameters, calculate hourly rates, overheads, allocations, etc
  • Introduce and optimise Project controlling and Reporting Tools, and needed processes and systems
  • Support and guide subordinates in the Project Controlling function

Personal Specification

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of the set-up of efficient Project Controlling in a multinational company
  • Knowledge in the field of Strategic Project Controlling
  • Mastering Project Controlling methods, tools and processes
  • Method based and structured mode of operation
  • Analytical and process oriented skills
  • Distinctive understanding in the context of complex and cross functional requirements
  • Strong Communicator, Team player, resistant, assertive and willing to travel international
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Knowledge of SAP/R3 and multidimensional databases
  • Excellent knowledge in MS-Office (especially in Excel)
  • Business fluent in English (German also beneficial)

Hours of work

Monday-Thursday 7.50am-4.30pm Friday 7.50am-1pm


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  Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

Required skills

  • "Project Lead" or "Project Controller"

Reference: 34406075

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