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Hiring Organization WSP 
Post Name Project Finance Specialist & Trainee Project Finance
Qualification MBA
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AUD 45 To AUD 50 Per Hour
Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2000

Job Description

About us

WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program, and construction management professionals.

We design lasting solutions in the Transport, Water, Property & Buildings, Mining, and Energy sectors and are at the forefront of integrated digital innovations. With approximately 4,300 talented people in 14 offices across Australia, we engineer future-ready projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. wsp.com/au 

The opportunity 

We are currently looking for a Project Finance Specialist as well as a Trainee Project Finance Specialist to become integral members of the Finance team.  

The location is a hybrid between our Sydney office and work from home (if desired). You will support project teams locally and nationally.

This is a pivotal role in which you will build relationships with Project Managers, Commercial Managers, and Corporate Finance whilst being part of a large group of like-minded professionals across Australia.

You will:

  • Make project accounting recommendations throughout the Project Lifecycle.
  • Monitor project budgets and investigate any variances.
  • Interpret financial information to support project management and commercial decisions.
  • Champion data integrity and ensure accurate financial information is recorded in the ERP.
  • Assist with subcontractor engagements.
  • Prepare and submit invoices to clients.
  • Manage multiple projects of varying values at any given time.
  • Attend project-related meetings to inform the team regarding the status of project financials, articulate problem projects, and follow up on any identified actions as discussed.

What we’ll love about you

This role is strategically important to our future growth and impact.

We are looking for someone who has a can-do attitude, who is consultative, and is able to prioritize their work and get things done. The successful candidate will be a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders including influencing senior leaders.

Some of your experiences will include:

  • At least 2-5 years of project finance administration experience.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge.
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Joint Venture and Alliance experience will be highly regarded.

For the Trainee opportunity – we’re looking to upskill someone a little more junior or new to Project Accounting. As such, we’d love to hear from you if you are a:

  • Recent finance graduate.
  • A commercially savvy accountant who wants to partner with and influence the business to create value.
  • Contract administrator with engineering/construction experience keen to transition to finance.

What we will offer you  

At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognized for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement. 

Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:

  • Flexible working hours and working from home.
  • Global mobility.
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave.
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers.
  • Salary continuance insurance.
  • Wellness at work & social club.
  • Workplace giving /volunteering.
  • Employee reward & recognition program.
  • Professional and technical development.

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