Flowbird delivers solutions for smart cities on the move. Our Smart Transport solutions can be seen in world-class cities including London, Edinburgh, Paris, New York, Sydney, Rome, Brussels, and Toronto. Flowbird is present in 4,000 towns and cities around the world. We employ over 1,000 people creating and delivering effective, high-quality solutions for our clients.
Our market leadership is underpinned by a continuous drive to innovate and push the frontiers of what is possible in order to make our customers more successful. As a result, we are a thriving business that is investing strongly and building the team for both new opportunities and supporting existing ones.
Our UK headquarters are based in Poole on the Dorset coast with its bustling quay, some of the best beaches in the UK and a stunning natural harbour. There is easy access to the Dorset countryside, the New Forest and the spectacular Jurassic Coast. Our main office is 1 mile from Poole railway station with good public transport links and close to both Bournemouth and Southampton international airports.
We require a Project Management Accountant to cover maternity leave for a one-year fixed-term contract commencing July 2021.
Project accounting support to project teams (including a focus on specific large projects):
working with the Finance department and project teams to provide the latest actual cost information
working with project teams to understand the nature of the projects and forecast project completion costs
supporting project teams with all financial information to enable them to control their project margins, cash flows and prepare reports to senior management.
Departmental overhead reporting:
working with the Finance department and budget owners to prepare departmental reports showing actual costs and variances to budget, reviewing the results with budget owners to assist in cost control.
Supporting Month-End Reporting:
preparation of management accounts and reporting to Group.
A track record of senior financial management and control in a project-engineering oriented business.
Experience in preparing financial reports.
Good knowledge of contract accounting
Good Excel skills
Good interpersonal skills to liaise with Finance and project teams
Excellent attention to detail
Strong organisational and prioritising skills, in order to meet the demands of challenging and commercial
internal and external clients, as well as dealing with competing priorities
Recognised accountancy qualification
Part-qualified will also be considered for the right person and experience.
Flexibility over working hours - full or part-time hours considered for the right candidate
Home and office based flexibility within business rules
Handover ideally to commence for one month in July 2021
Training provided on EPICOR ERP system
This role will report directly to the Financial Controller, but also to the Finance Director on key projects.