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Project Financial Analyst I

  • Job reference: NA-001416
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Henderson

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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, NV Project Finance group as a Project Financial Analyst.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

In compliance with company policy, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, supports Project Manager (PM) with project initiation, ongoing support, and project close-out.


JOB DUTIES

  • Supports PMs with project initiation, ongoing support, and project close-out.
  • Participates in kick-off meetings with project team. 
  • Baselines project.
  • Supports PM with preparation of monthly progress entry for revenue recognition and projected future loss analysis.
  • Assists PM in preparing monthly progress reports for client and special client reporting.
  • Monitors financial status of projects and provides proactive financial analysis; identifies potentially adverse trends based on review of project financial data and brings to attention of PM.
  • As part of project team, interfaces with team personnel, including clients, to identify and resolve project schedule and financial issues.
  • Examines and resolves unusual cost transactions.
  • Assists PM with revenue validation.
  • Analyzes unbilled transactions and issues log. Collaborates with Project Financial Managers and Finance Director to resolve unbilled services issues.
  • Tracks and monitors subcontractor payments.
  • Serves as resource for billing generation and issue resolution. 
  • Provides advanced project cost and schedule support including earned value management to PM as required.
  • Performs all work in compliance with company policy, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements as defined by and implemented through key controls.
  • May perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field with one year accounting experience.


SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Experience using the Oracle application is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience working in the A/E/C (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) business is preferred.
  • Position requires strong analytical ability, good communication/interpersonal skills, organizational skills, technical accounting skills, and understanding of GAAP.
  • Strong PC skills and ability to work in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word and Access, are required.
  • Position requires ability to deal effectively and harmoniously with people at all levels of the organization and to represent the firm professionally.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required to interact effectively with Project Managers and subcontractors.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

None.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers at are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality and Teamwork.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf  

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