Accountant - London

09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions. Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better. What makes us different is that we understand, and can deliver the whole process - or just part of it -from Investment to Development to Construction. But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy.


• Process project accounting transactions, analyse project expenditures and any project cost allocations and assist in preparing project management reports including variance analysis, ensuring compliance with internal Project Accounting and Reporting policies and procedures, and providing customer service to all stakeholders when required.
• Process project creation and maintenance transactions, carry out the day to day project creation and maintenance activities and ensure compliance with internal Project Creation and Maintenance policies and procedures, and providing customer service to all stakeholders when required.
• Exercises independent judgement within defined practices and procedures, applies intermediate level of subject matter knowledge to solve problems of moderate complexity.
• Assist with the embedment of new eFinance systems (Oracle R12, TM1, MIS, Cognos) and processes.
• With support from Head of Project Accounting and Reporting, assist with the design and implementation of system enhancements, including participation in User Acceptance Testing.


Qualifications - Essential:

• Part Qualified accountant (ACCA or ACA or equivalent).

Experience - Desirable:

• Experience in Finance and Accounting roles (or equivalent level of skill obtained through on the job training/experience).
• Experience in Finance system administration and or shared services functions highly regarded.
• Property and infrastructure or investment management industry experience preferred.


• Experience with TM1 / Cognos / Oracle R12 or similar financial accounting system.
• Technical financial skills as required.

Personal Attributes:

• Customer service focus essential.
• Detailed oriented and organised in work.
• Ability to act and operate independently with daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.
• Proficiency with email and Microsoft Office applications.
• Commercial orientation, focused on delivering solutions and results.
• Organised, ability to multi-task and prioritise work load.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to make the complex simple in pursuit of clear deliverables.
• Enjoys working in a team environment, is engaging and has a down to earth approach.


Delivers Quality Outputs:

Takes a customer service approach and reliably delivers quality outcomes, first time, to agreed timeframes. Delivers to commitments and produces high quality work. Actively monitors timeframes and milestones to ensure timely completion of deliverables.

Leverages Finance Skillset:

Demonstrates a strong understanding of financial management principles and applies this knowledge to effectively manage the commercial & operational activities of the business. Applies strong intellect and logic to quickly diagnose the core issues and identifies a range of potential solutions and scenarios.

Understands Business Drivers:

Understands the vision, operations, risks & opportunities and resource capabilities and constraints of the business units, and the markets in which they operate. Knows the business processes and interdependencies, and understands the steps involved in - and the typical problems, risks and issues with - delivering product to market.

Builds and Leverages Relationships:

Actively builds relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to leverage expertise and collaboration. Achieves results through working with others to achieve effective decisions and enhanced business outcomes.

We aspire to create a diverse workforce by recruiting suitably qualified candidates from a range of backgrounds regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin or colour, sex, trans- gender status, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership, ex offender, ex-military or any other group who face disadvantage in our society.

As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity we have invested in the external verification for equality, diversity and inclusion and have achieved the Equality Assured Standard accreditation.

We build careers, develop skills and invest in people.
Imagine what more you can do here.

Full time role