Finance Administrator

Arcadis Llp
West Wickham, UK
18 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Administrator


At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what's most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you'll see it's about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we're focused on making an impact where it matters most - and improving quality of life.

It's a big challenge. And why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world - and the world around them.

It's a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It's how we'll find solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. And how we'll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

Job Description

As a Finance Administrator you would join our team in our Croydon office. This role is suitable to someone who is looking to start their career in finance or looking to retrain into a financial role.

Within this role you will work closely with project managers to ensure that the projects are set up, forecasted, billed and closed in a timely manner.

Key responsibilities may include:

· Build good relationships with internal clients to ensure appropriate quality and service

· Raise invoices and liaise with credit control to ensure they have all the information required and are received and processed by the client in a timely manner

· Support timesheet compliance

· Ensure correct project set up including billing and appropriate revenue recognition

· Identify and process project closures

· Support the finance function in identifying continuous improvement and be proactive in collaborating and knowledge sharing across the wider finance team

· Support Project Managers to reforecast projects as required; identify and challenge project performance changes

· Support the finance team in acheiving monthly billing targets and improvements to working capital

· Train Project Managers on Oracle and support where required

About you

Ideally, you will have a little experience within finance, however, for us it is more about getting the right person to fit in with the personality of our team.

For this role you must feel confident in Excel and be able to work indepedently and manage your own work load.

Within this role you will work closely with Project Managers, Credit Control, Procurement, etc., so you should also be a confident communicating over the phone with other people.

Why Arcadis?

At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity to build the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people ?rst' business, it's why we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other bene?ts include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, ?exible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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