Project Controller

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£28 per hour
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Project Controller - Stevenage, Herts
6 months contract - Competitive rates

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes

We are currently seeking a Project Controller to join the team at the Stevenage facility on a 6 months contract.

Job Profile

As part of a Multi-disciplinary team, the project controller is responsible for pro-actively contributing to the economic success of one or more major spacecraft projects. The controller's will be tasked to cover the financial planning and monitoring of these projects.

The successful Project Controller must have a thorough understanding of the interaction between financial performance (Cost/Sales, Gross Margin, Cash & Working capital) and schedule, risk, quality and Contract.

It is also essential that the Project Controller will have an understanding of all financial aspects of a project and is capable of communicating these effectively to the project.
The project controller must anticipate problems and propose ways to improve the project financial position. Monthly reports and quarterly updates of the project financial status must be produced accurately and timely and include full explanations of the salient facts. The controller must be able to work closely with the Project Manager and be aware of the financial and development (Technical, Schedule) aspects of the projects.

As the Project Controller you must also be able to liaise with the contracts/commercial departments to ensure all changes (CCNs) and related works orders are actioned promptly to meet the financial requirements.

Qualifications and/or Skills

Essential:
*SAP/BW (SAP Business Warehouse)
*Microsoft Office Tools
*Project Control

Desirable:
*ACCA/CIMA part qualified

Keywords
Project control, SAP, business warehouse, finance, reports, technical


Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.