Project Accountant

Job Description

Title: Project Accountant

Company Name: FourQuarters Recruitment

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Australia, Western Australia, Perth, CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, perth

Employment Status: Full Time

The Company


This ASX Listed mining services and civil construction business has operations with major blue-chip companies nationally and in WA in a variety of sectors including Government and Mining. Led by a highly experienced management team, the Business continued to grow even during the downturn and has made a number of acquisitions that have resulted in a financially stable and secure position, ready to take advantage of the uplift in the mining sector. They have landed some excellent projects over the past 18 months that will keep them sustainable for the next few years and are continuing to tender for more work. The company is hard-working, innovative and provides great development for individuals who wish to take the next step in their career.

The Role

This position will report into the Group Commercial Accountant. The company has won multiple projects and needs to ensure costs stay at a minimum and their money is being spent in the right places to ensure profitability. For this, they require a Project Accountant to get stuck in and liaise with managers on-site in addition to conveying their findings to the Group Commercial Accountant and wider leadership team.

Duties
  • Ownership and delivery of the month-end process including management reporting and variance analysis
  • Weekly meetings with key operational managers to provide insight regarding performance
  • Working with internal stakeholders and the Commercial Accountant to provide project-based budgeting and forecasting
  • Implementation of job costing and project reporting including month-end review with budget holders
  • Design and implementation of KPI dashboards
  • Preparation of financial and management reports to the Project Manager and Group Commercial Accountant
  • Cashflow analysis and forecasting
  • Working with Business Development Team to model and provide costing information for new tenders, extension of tenders and contract variations.
  • Liaise with multiple internal stakeholders 
  • Provide costing information to operational managers
  • Review site performance
  • Comparing actual budgets with original budget forecasts
  • General ledger reconciliations and review of FBT, BAS
  • Liaison with auditors
  • Ad-hoc duties as required
Experience Required
  • CA/CPA qualification is required. Public Practice and Audit experience from Big 4 or second-tier practice would be advantageous. First-time movers will be considered.
  • Experience in mining services / EPCM / facilities management would be a distinct advantage
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Continuous improvement outlook towards their own role
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong customer service orientation, towards both internal and external customers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic thinking skills combined with a pragmatic solution driven mentality
  • Takes ownership for the resolution of issues
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Forms effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Demonstrated self-motivation, initiative and innovation
  • High levels of drive, determination, focus and a "can do" attitude
Why Join?
  • Fantastic opportunity to grow with a global business
  • Work with an outstanding Finance and Operational Management team and have a key input into the implementation of new ERP and Reporting 
  • Join a team who genuinely enjoy each other's company
  • Great remuneration and bonus opportunities 
  • Good career development opportunities as the Business continues to grow
How to Apply

To express your interest in this opportunity, please hit the apply button. If you have already met with a FourQuarters consultant, please contact them to highlight your interest in the position, a new application is not required. Work rights in Australia are essential, sponsorship and/or relocation is not available. Equal opportunity employer. You can also contact Briony Gibson on 08 6280 2707 to know more about the role.

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