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Project Accountant

Employer
FLETCHER BUILDING LIMITED
Location
Auckland, NZ
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 23, 2023

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description:

Brian Perry Civil is a leading and award-winning New Zealand specialist foundation and civil contractor. As part of the overall Fletcher Building Group, we undertake a wide range of challenging civil construction projects throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific with specialities including piling, retaining wall and ground improvement works.

Position: Project Accountant

Employment Type: Fixed Term position until October 2025

Reporting to: Head of Finance, Brian Perry Civil with a dotted line to the Project Commercial Manager

Location: South Auckland (Airport site), Auckland, potential for 2 days WFH once settled in the role.

Remuneration: Base Salary + Kiwisaver + Employee Benefits

We are looking for an experienced Project Accountant to join our team. In this role you will be the primary accounting lead for a major project through to final closeout, ensuring timely processing of transactions, accurate recording of costs and liabilities, robust forecasting of outcomes and clear visibility of risks and opportunities.

Key responsibilities:
  • Monthly reporting as directed by Project Director/ Commercial Manager
  • Financial management working alongside JDE Accountant and QS Administrator
  • Review project performance and forecasting
  • Participation in regular project review meetings and monthly governance
  • Financial audits
  • FCC/FBU information requests
  • Undertake projects or activities as required by the business
  • Safety & wellbeing management
  • Manage key relationships with Project Director and teams
  • Develop and act with a super user skillset to support all facets of JDE data capture and management, identify JDE skill gaps and facilitate training as needed.

Skills and Experience required:
  • CA/CPA and tertiary Qualifications
  • 10 years' plus experience in accounting roles in construction or large corporate
  • Knowledge and understanding of complex commercial projects and performance reporting
  • In-depth appreciation of sound internal control mechanisms and processes.
  • Experienced user of large complex ERP systems - JDE experience preferable
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Strong focus on meeting and exceeding the needs of internal and external customers
  • Proven ability to find creative, practical solutions to sometimes complex problems
  • Ability to be flexible in dealing with conflicting priorities and changing requirements
  • Demonstrate a high level of accountability/ownership
  • Ability to manage workload in order to meet timescales
  • Experienced user of MS Office toolset

What's on Offer:

Competitive salary package + great employee benefits, including educational support

Clear opportunities for training and career growth

Internal mobility across an exciting portfolio of current project and future works - as we are part of the Fletcher Construction group, many of our employees work across Fletcher Construction Major Projects, Brian Perry Civil and Higgins - great opportunity to get a range of experience all within one company.

Benefits

Industry leading parental leave policy - Flexible Work Practices - Fletcher Building Employee Education Fund - Employee Welfare Fund - EAP Services - Fletcher Building Share Scheme - Long Service Awards - Free membership to NAWIC / WIN - Extensive Retail Discounts

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