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Senior Accountant - Q6

Ferrovial Construction UK

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Posted on 9 August, 2022

London, London, United Kingdom

Long term

Accounting / audit

About us

Senior Accountant
Report to Finance Manager
Role Purpose: To support the Finance Manager in all aspects of accounting at Heathrow Airport.
Key Responsibilities:

Maintaining and processing of supplier and subcontractor invoices
Checking the costs are allocated correctly across the project work packages
Calculate accruals based on information received from site on a monthly basis and producing project accruals forecast
Gathering correct authorisations for all accounting and invoice related activities to ensure appropriate financial controls
Ensuring that secure and traceable cost records are maintained online
Reviewing supplier statements to check accounts are up to date and keep track of invoices
Ensuring payments are processed in line with agreed payment terms and are fully compliant with Prompt Payment Code
Working closely with all members of the Finance team to ensure that processes and procedures are being followed
Managing Financial (Internal and External) Reporting
Budgeting and Monitoring all Financial Activities
Managing Subcontractors accounts and payments
Bank Reconciliation
Supervising a team of account assistants / cost controllers
Reporting to internal and external audits and providing backup for the GL Accounts as required.

The role

Skills and Competence:
We are looking for candidates with:

Experience in invoice and payment processing
Excellent Microsoft Excel and general IT skills
Data-oriented and attention to detail
High level of accuracy
Excellent verbal communication skills
Experience of working in a cost-conscious environment
Ability to perform assignments independently with supervision and guidance as required
Good level of proactivity and a problem-solving attitude

Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties.

Key accountabilities

Heathrow Airport
Our Q6 framework spans from airfield works (taxiways, runways, stands), to civils (roads, demolition works, underground and above ground structures), and MEP packages (services tunnels, lifts, life safety systems, fuel/fire mains).

About us

Ferrovial Construction is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group. It is the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees, and a presence across 15 countries with over 60 years’ experience. We are a Spanish multinational company operating in 4 divisions; Airports, Highways, Construction and Building subsidiaries. Ferrovial are committed to developing sustainable and innovative solutions, with the aim to create value for society, and for clients, investors and employees. Ferrovial Construction Ltd UK has 7 major Infrastructure projects across the UK; HS2, Silvertown (STT), Heathrow (Q6), Norwich Western Link, Thames Tideway (TTT), Northern Line Extension (NLE) and Farringdon.
At Ferrovial we have five core values: Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, integrity and Respect. We are proud of our work and values which we live by to achieve our goals.
As one of the industry’s most diverse organisations, our people bring a strong blend of local talent, international expertise and perspectives from all backgrounds. This drives innovation and fresh thinking required to set new standards of excellence.
Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives and skills so we encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

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