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Project Accountant

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Categories: Finance, Accounting

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Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company established in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia. Clough delivers sustainable high performing assets for the infrastructure, resources and energy industries underpinned by a dedication to problem solving and getting the job done safely and efficiently. Today, Clough manages a global workforce of over 2000 people from operating centres across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Asia, UK, and North America that strive for the best in everything, setting new safety and performance benchmarks every single day.

An exciting opportunity currently exists within the Finance team for a highly motivated and suitably skilled Project Accountant.

This position will report to the Finance Manager and work as a Business Partner with the Operations and Contracts teams.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, establish and direct the Contract/Project financial administrative activities and operational procedures to ensure profits are protected
  • Analyse and interrogate costs, pricing, variable contributions, margin results and the Contract/Project actual performance compared to the budget/forecast plans.
  • Control income, cash flow and expenditure to ensure that the Contract/Project is delivering optimal results
  • Prepare management reports including, budget and forecasts, utilisation reporting, cash flow forecast, and any other ad-hoc analysis as requested
  • Co-ordinate and run the month end process in an efficient and timely manner, complying with time schedules as per set deadlines. Ensure all reports, supporting work papers are complete, accurate and clearly referenced
  • Conduct financial evaluations on existing projects, carrying out business modelling and risk assessments.
  • Provide interpretation and analysis on labour cost and sell rates
  • Ensure Client invoices are promptly issued in line with contractual arrangements receivables are maintained to payment term
  • Assist the Contract/Project Managers by providing detailed financial analytics and project information, identifying strengths/weaknesses, and recommending improvements.

You should possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Commerce or Accounting or equivalent.
  • Membership of CA or CPA (or currently studying for).
  • Experience in delivering insightful reporting analytics and financial/commercial information to manage business risks and opportunities
  • Experience in business partnering with Senior Management
  • Strong communication skills (oral & written) including strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated capacity and initiative to solve problems with energy and a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands
  • Experience using Oracle or similar ERP

This is a very exciting time for Clough with many new projects on the horizon. If you meet the necessary requirements above and wish to be part of Clough’s success, then don’t delay – Apply now!

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.


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