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Regional Financial Project Manager

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Regional Financial Project Manager

JobID: 23339-1227012

Location: Wimbledon, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Regional Financial Project Manager

United Kingdom - Greater London


**Job Summary**

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit an individual with experience in project financial management and administration to join our Wimbledon office. In particular, we are looking for an individual with experience using financial software tools to financially manage budgets and track project costs (typically from less than £5K up to £5M) and provide project managers with support on the financial aspects of project delivery. The successful candidate will have a track-record in project financial administration, with strong problem solving and communication skills and a high attention to detail.

The role will comprise working on a portfolio of projects spanning several offices, providing financial project management support and so helping to deliver improved financial forecasting and improved cost control. The projects, led by technical project managers, will be environmental and social impact assessments and other environment- and planning-related projects. The Regional Financial Project Manager will take on the financial project management tasks on ORACLE and AECOM’s dedicated finance software package, ePM. The successful candidate will closely with Project Management Assistants (PMAs), local team leaders and the London and South East management team. The Regional Financial Project Manager will be based in the Wimbledon office but be expected to travel periodically to other offices (for example Aldgate, Cambridge and St Albans).

Our UK Environment & Planning business, which sits within the Environment and Ground Engineering division, comprises over 200 people across approximately 20 offices. In London and the South East we have a team of around 70 individuals undertaking environmental and social impact assessment and other environment- and planning-related projects. Typically there are up to around 200 different projects running at any one time led by the E&P team based in London and the South East. These projects, typically short to medium term, are managed within the AECOM ePM software program (project accounting tool), ABC (used to manage billing to clients) and AGIS (used to manage accounts payable). In addition, ORACLE-based tools are used for time sheet recording and expenses and a separate system, maintained by a third party, for travel-related costs. These tools are supported by individuals within a number of AECOM’s operations teams e.g. billing team, AIMS team and accounts payable team.

**Job responsibilities:**

+ Fulfil a project financial management role, in liaison with the technical project managers, to support in project delivery

+ Report to and work with our regional management team

+ Liaison with the technical Project Managers, complete financial estimates and forecasts each month (or quarter depending on the project).

+ Track financial estimates completion weekly across London and South East E&P projects, obtaining input from technical project managers as required.

+ Upload subcontractor and intercompany invoices to AGIS for payment.

+ Track subcontractor and intercompany invoices received and sent for payment until payment received. Work with technical project managers proactively to resolve any issues/ensure prompt payment in line with contract terms.

+ Work with our third party travel agents to resolve any issues around posting of expenses to jobs in liaison with technical project managers.

+ Liaise with the technical project managers and the billing team to bill clients (using ABC) in accordance with the agreed contract terms and ensuring invoices are accurate.

+ Work with technical project managers and finance teams to resolve any issues proactively.

+ Work with and assist Project Manager Assistants in the E&P team, with setting up new jobs, uplifting budgets and in completing re-evaluation updates (for non GBP jobs).

+ Understand and comply with AECOM’s quality and health & safety requirements.

+ Provide ad hoc support as required to technical project managers.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Previous relevant experience in financial project administration/control

+ Excellent numeracy

+ Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction

+ Excellent IT skills, attention to detail and highly proactive

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Degree in Project Management, Business, Quantity Surveying or similar

+ Expected relevant chartership, such as but not limited to, APM, PRINCE2, RICS.

**Your benefits will include:**

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

**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.


_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_** _Program and Project Management_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _177615BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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