AECOM March Recruitment (2017)

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15 Mar, 2017

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Finance Jobs in Ghana

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.Job Summary The Project Financial Controller reports to the Project Director and will supervise administrative support staff in all financial and logistics controls. The Project Financial Controller interacts with AECOM Africa finance & accounting personnel and project operational staff for compliance, reporting and financial management.

Job Description

Job Title: Financial Controller

Duties And Responsibilities

The Project Financial Controller is responsible for

  • Supervising, coaching and mentoring administrative support staff in logistics and financial controls.
  • Working closely with the Project Director to ensure appropriate financial information is available for use in decision-making.
  • Performing the monthly financial forecasting and producing reporting documents for financial position.
  • Reporting actual and forecast cash flow of the project operations.
  • Reporting actual and forecast cost categories for the purpose of identifying anomalies and trends.
  • Managing the project accounts payable process.
  • Managing the petty cash accounting for the project in conformance with AECOM Africa requirements.
  • Managing the process of enrolling new vendors/suppliers in the AECOM systems.
  • Coding of project cost items with appropriate task codes.
  • Ensuring the internal control environment is strong and compliant with AECOM Africa requirements and AECOM policy.
  • Managing implementation of new accounting standards and corporate accounting policies.
  • Cooperating with financial audits and implementing procedural improvements per audit reports.
  • Procurement and leasing of project equipment.
  • Coordinating accommodation for employees.
  • Providing support for office staff.
  • Supporting the construction management team with ad hoc assignments.
  • Requesting for invoice numbers for Application for payment certificates.
  • Managing AECOM Tema Project Billings and collection systems.
  • Ensuring that employees are treated with care, respect and sensitivity.

RequirementsMinimum Requirements Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Engineering & Construction project management and/or project financial control experience.
  • Experience in the employ of a construction contractor is an advantage.
  • Experience in the employ of a consulting engineering firm is an advantage.

Specific Skills Required

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and abstract reasoning skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Level headed and able to thrive in a dynamic and complex environment.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and abstract reasoning skills.
  • Detailed oriented and accurate with numbers and reporting.
  • Ability to discuss financial results and assumptions with F&A and management in a respectful, efficient and confident manner.
  • Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Motivated self-starter.

Additional Comments

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana due to nationality is a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications Undergraduate or graduate degree in business management, finance, accounting or other relevant field.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.

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