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Project Accountant

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Project Accountant

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 19,500 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability.


In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.


With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.


With a secured programme works and ambitious growth plans for our Turnkey services, Egis are recruiting for an experienced candidate for the position of Project Accountant. The role will be based in Old Oak Common, London. Working on-site 3/4 days a week.

Job description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Processing all the AP invoices on our internal invoicing system.
    Processing of Supplier Statement Reconciliations.
  • Managing all AP queries and taking ownership of any follow-up actions when needed.
  • Managing payment for expenses liaising with suppliers and the payroll team runs weekly for expenses, suppliers and Payroll.
  • Calculating the intercompany recharging costs with the guidance of the Finance Manager and the UK CFO.
  • Ensuring the distribution of the intercompany invoices in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring the monthly closing activities which includes prepayments, accruals and relevant reconciliations.
  • Supporting the team with any financial audits, process improvement or system issues.
    Handling various queries, as well as ad-hoc finance duties, whilst also supporting the wider finance team.
  • This list of activities is not exhaustive and can be adjusted over the coming months, in line with the Group’s priorities.



Skills and Experience


  • Experience of working on Engineering, Construction or Infrastructure projects is beneficial.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position within the UK.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Project management skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to work with Excel.

  • Good knowledge of bank reconciliation/payment processing.

  • Strong knowledge of project accounting and reporting.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A previous system implementation experience is a plus.



  • A Finance related Degree
    Qualified Accountant (AAT, ACCA or CIMA)


You will need the right to work in the UK


What's in it for you:

By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

27 days' annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 29.

Annual Bonus depending on level.
Healthcare – Individual based on employee level
Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
Cycle to work Scheme
Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
Travel Loans
Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
Workplace Nursery Scheme
Electric Car Scheme
Training & Development


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years