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Job Ref:  204720517
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Tyne and Wear
Post Code:  NE21
02/10/2016 04:33
Job title: Project Coordinator
Location: Tyneside
Type: Maternity Cover
Start Date: Immediate

Due to continued expansion, an independent supplier of design, engineering services, and equipment are looking to recruit a Project Coordinator to join their team. Reporting to the Business Stream Finance Manager, the Project Co-Ordinator will be responsible for the provision of a pro-active cost analysis service for the companies Offshore Project & Engineering and Marine Equipment divisions.
This is a maternity cover which offers an immediate start for handover, the contract will run to January 2018 of which you will then complete a full hand back.

As the Project Coordinator, your purpose will be to provide financial & administrative support to project managers, you will do this by preparing reports to show costings, budgets, and progression and in also ensuring that all relevant documentation is within the project files. Preparing draft invoices, you will ensure Change control is rigorously implemented on assigned project(s) to protect the companies commercial position and reputation and progress customer payments by following up with customer administration to ensure invoices are approved for payment 10 working days prior to due date. This will then be followed up as appropriate until payment has been received.
You will assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements and reports by reviewing project costs & revenues to date and contribute, where necessary to monthly project and accounts review meetings.
Assisting the Director, Marine Equipment and the Project Director, OPE in the preparation of annual and quarterly budgets for their respective business streams you will also be a part of the development and implementation of improved financial reporting formats using the company`s accounting software package (Pegasus Opera.)
Due to the nature of the role, you will be expected to travel to company offices and client sites in the UK to attend meetings, collect information etc as required, and occasionally will provide backup assistance to the Tyneside Office Manager in activities such as travel bookings e.g. taxis, switchboard cover and facilities management.

To succeed within this role, you will be well educated to degree level or equivalent and have relevant demonstrable experience within the industry. Possessing experience of working in a fast-paced finance department, preferably with a background in project cost control and/or sales ledger, you will be AAT qualified or part-qualified CIMA or ACCA candidate. IT literate, you will have up to date experience of working with all Microsoft Office functions in particular Excel to intermediate level and Word and ideally will have previous working knowledge of Pegasus Opera.
An ability to produce logical, clear and possibly innovative solutions to problems is key and you will be able to understand and analyse information. Awareness of the statutory and regulatory Health & Safety requirements applicable to your role is important and you will be successful in effectively managing all aspects of an assigned project.
Personal attributes should include:

- Fantastic numerical skills
- High level of accuracy
- Strong organisational skills
- Attention to detail
- An ability to switch tasks at short notice
- An ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
- Ideally, you will hold a driving licence and be a car driver

In return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £24,000 with 25 days holiday per annum plus statutory bank holidays. There is a portal hosted on the company website for employees to receive a range of benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted gym membership and corporate perks.

This is a maternity contract position of which you will work full time across 40 hours per week.

Nathan Skarsgard
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