Amec Foster Wheeler Project Accountant in Knutsford, United Kingdom

Amec Foster Wheeler are recruiting for a Project Accountant, based in Knutsford, to work with and support Project Managers, Operations Managers and Operations Directors in the applicable Operating area as required to ensure the timely and accurate review and reporting of Project Financial results.


  • Providing Project Accounting support in accordance with Clean Energy policies and procedures

  • Compliance with all applicable SOX key controls

  • Working with Project Managers to ensure project financials are accurate and reported on a timely basis

  • Enable clear understanding of project management information to help support operations and enable accurate and timely decision making

  • Assisting with the production of monthly Project Profit Appraisal to meet period end deadlines

  • Preparing, checking and inputting of monthly accruals

  • Preparing monthly reports and reconciliations, for example, revenue analysis, order book information etc

  • Assisting with the additional period end reports as required

  • Support in financial aspects of individual project reviews and reporting

  • Monitor and challenge operating levels of WIP, Debt and Margin Reduction

  • Oversight of project specific financial controls and bank accounts

  • Meet reporting requirements of both the Clean Energy business and Europe Finance

  • Input as necessary to internal and external audit reviews

  • Collaboration and communication

  • Ownership and Responsibility (Completer finisher)

  • Drive continuous improvement and added value

  • Drive break through thinking

  • A recognised finance or business qualification would be advantagous

  • Excellent systems experience - Windows, Excel and other ERP systems

  • Interpersonal skills at all levels to build relationships with business areas

  • Deadline orientated with the ability to be able to work under pressure

  • Proactive and able to work as a team and on own initiative

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-19601

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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