Cost Assurance Consultant - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-14
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Birmingham - Uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security.

We connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives.

Cost Assurance team in Birmingham:

A high performing team that is looking to grow with existing client base whilst also seeking new clients.

The successful individual will play a pivotal role in delivering commissions to clients. This will involve taking ownership of the cost and data analytics together with the responsibility for timely delivery, through to the presentation of results. The role will require the successful individual to be confident in liaising with, and presenting to, both clients and contractors as well as managing and extracting information from third parties. Typical tasks and activities will include:

  • Detailed analysis of cost data against financial/commercial principles

  • Appraisal of cost management systems and process

  • Report development and presentation in a succinct manner

  • Internal and external marketing/development of the service line

  • Provide assessment of contract compliance and cost performance

  • Enables the development of opportunities for improvements and efficiencies

  • Independent verification of costs through the analysis and review of cost data

  • Support improvements to the cost and commercial outcomes for clients by assessing, monitoring and reviewing their cost data

  • Proactively manage challenges and mitigation of risks

Minimum Requirements

  • Articulate cost & data analysis

  • Process and systems compliance experience

  • Experience of identifying and assessing risks in financial environment

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and a wide understanding of Excel functions

  • Considerable knowledge and competence in use of IT databases and reporting system

  • Comfortable with challenge & solution/resolution development

  • Influencing, communication & stakeholder skills

  • Ability to maintain high standards of work and meet deadlines whilst under pressure

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work on own initiative

Preferred Qualifications

  • To be Chartered.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222802BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.