Project Controller

Naperville, Illinois

Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Accounting & Finance

Job ID: 157845

Date Posted: 11/05/2020

To assure the economic and financial management of the project, following company procedures and ensuring the risks and opportunities are followed in order to meet the project financial targets. Assists with running the monthly book close, performs accounting research, and ensures compliance with local accounting regulations, Group accounting standards and Internal Control rules.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

-In coordination with Project Managers, prepare periodic Project reviews with all relevant financial analysis.
-Control and optimize Project results through close involvement with Project Managers.
-Challenge the estimate to complete in order to maximize the Project margin.
-Assure Customer invoicing is completed as soon as possible and play an active role in securing payment from Customer in due time.
-Review and analyze all balance sheet items linked to projects.
-Manage project bond requirements and hedging to limit exposure.
-Provide all Project finance reporting.
-Participate in Project Management team meetings, risk sessions, and all decision-making concerning Project financial or contractual aspects.
-Ensure accuracy of actuals and estimates to complete.
-Ensure cost components quality and delivery commitment are properly documented/backed up and monitored on monthly basis.
-Ensure that the economic and financial management of the project are following all company procedures, and ensuring risks and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets.

Any and all other responsibilities, in addition to those mentioned above, as assigned by the Finance Director. This list of responsibilities is not all inclusive and may change, be added to or deleted at any time.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.

Experience: (Essential Functions)

At least 7 years of work experience in finance or accounting.


-Financial Planning & Analysis
-Oral/Written Communication skills and Interpersonal skills
-Presenting skills
-Ability to problem solve
-Knowledge of SAP
-Knowledge of Excel
-Project Controls