Overview / Responsibilities
Wood (trading locally as PSN KazStroy) is currently looking for a Project Accountant (temporary) to join our team in Atyrau (for KZ passport holders).
We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.
Responsible for all accounting for project activity, ensuring monthly financial results are reported accurately and timely
Ensure all reimbursable activity is billed to the client in accordance with the contract in a timely basis
Produce monthly management report including detailed operational and financial information at both project and senior management level
Understand and routinely maintain and monitor appropriate cost code structures for projects to ensure accuracy of cost and revenue reporting
Review financial data and make necessary entries for revenue and cost accruals so that the monthly results reflect a true representation of the operational activity
Ensure timely billing and receipt of client payments in accordance with contractual credit terms
Review and analysis of project overheads
Liaison with project controls personnel and assignment / project managers
Various ad hoc duties
Skills / Qualifications
The ability to fully understand project structures and to analyse, interpret and report project financial performance is key
This role also requires the individual to have good all round accounting skills - : Project accounting, General ledger, AP / AR / Cash modules, Balance sheet control and reconciliation
Hands on high level Oracle Project Accounting (OP) & General Ledger (GL) experience is an essential requirement for this role
Excellent oral and written communication
Patient, tactful and diplomatic approach
Persuasive and influential
Enthusiastic and motivated by challenge
Flexible and adaptable
Ability to interact positively in a different cultural environment
Adhere to corporate deadlines
Self starter with a proven track record of delivering improvements organizing and prioritizing
attention to detail and accuracy
Prior experience in a senior project accounting role supervising and developing less experienced team members.
Prior international experience highly desirable.
Accounting or Business studies degree preferred
Qualified or part-qualified CIMA / ACCA
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges.
We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com
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.