Project Reporting Analyst

Project Reporting Analyst - Opportunity to work in the SSC of a large Company on a Contract/Perm Basis

Your new company

You will work within a large commercial company which provides nationwide services and are the number 1 organisation its area. The organisation has over 1500 employees and continue to expand as it adds value to its customers. The company offers significant career development opportunities and and is an employer of choice in Cork.

Your new role

The Project Reporting Analyst will be responsible for supporting all the accounting and financial activities relating to the reporting and close out of opex and capex projects. Part of the Project Reporting team, the Project Reporting Analyst has responsibility for assisting in project month end close and fixed asset.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform month end activities including resolving any issues before close, managing any allocation and performing reconciliations, such as WIP and capex control checklist.
  • Complete all project accounting and fixed asset activities in compliance with internal policies, procedures, regulations, and accounting principles.
  • Assist in the completion of month end activities in conjunction with the business including resolving any issues before close, perform reconciliations & manage any allocations.
  • Monitor the system controls that are in place in relation to budgets e.g. “project stop”.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly project reporting for management activities in conjunction with the business.
  • Ensure that all close activities are completed in line with the timeframe set by the Reporting and Accounting team.
  • Assist the Regulatory Reporting Analyst in the preparation of the reconciliation of the fixed asset register to the RAB by highlighting anomalies in the areas supported.
  • Provide information to the external auditors.
  • Prepare information for the Business Units to feed into capital benchmarking.
  • Prepare information on capex costs for commercial contracts.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial project reports for grants and contracts on a timely basis.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop good relationships.
  • Deliver good quality reporting on time in line with the KPI’s in the SLA and to the required standard.
  • Look for opportunities for continuous improvement to enable improved efficiency and performance.
  • Perform other duties as required from time to time.
  • Monitor interfaces to ensure project costs are captured correctly & liaise with business units to resolve any issues.
  • Interface with IT where required to resolve project accounting issues.
  • Adopt a ‘one team’ culture.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Relevant third level degree and at least 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • A recognised accounting qualification (ACA; ACMA; ACCA) or equivalent.
  • Familiar with working with Oracle Projects and eBusiness Suite an advantage.
  • Familiar with working in a utility environment will be an advantage.
  • Excellent skills in excel and experience in PowerPoint and Word.
  • Capable of working on own initiative and also part of a team.
  • Enthusiastic committed self-starter with proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Experience with identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas and implementing solutions.
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to set own high standards of performance and deliver desired results.
  • Ability to create and develop good working relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to identify and analyse problems and potential improvements, and propose and implement solutions.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Ray Brennan now on 021 4251020. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job type:
Government & Public Services
Financial and Management Accounting
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Talk to Ray Brennan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Cork

54 South Mall, Cork

Telephone: 021 4251020

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