Controllership Manager

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Warrington Office but can be based virtually, in Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Nottingham, or St Albans


Job Summary

The Controllership Manager is a key role within the Internal Reporting team and the broader controllership team. The role engages across a number of finance functions within the business including operational finance, tax, R2A, Corporate support functions (IT, Real Estate, Pensions, Treasury) and the external reporting team. They are responsible for supporting the month end process which requires evaluation and understanding of current business trends, acting as advisor to team members to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems, managing the indirect tax reporting, analysis and management of CTA provisions and recommending/implementing continuous improvement. The role requires a client-focused mind-set as well as strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive process and efficiency improvements
  • Execute and manage standard processes across all locations and ensure consistent performance
  • Promote and participate in an environment that maximizes productivity and service effectiveness, professional development, open communication and teamwork
  • Initial scope of activities may include:
  • Month end and quarter end close reporting activities
  • Identify and communicate risks and opportunities for monthly tracking
  • Participation in GEO overhead forecasting
  • Lead and coordinate quarterly corporate instructions review call with regional controllership and liaise with corporate on changes
  • Group reporting responsibilities including production and review of deliverables;
  • Indirect Taxes management involving VAT, R&D Tax and Withholding Tax;
  • Management of offshore controllership resource;
  • Business restructures/acquisition/disposal;
  • Support monthly self-testing of reconciliations, providing feedback including suggestions for improvement
  • Support with foreign exchange analysis
  • Support year end statutory reporting
  • Ensure full compliance with Sarbanes Oxley controls and AECOM Internal Audit requirements
  • Participate and contribute to the success of both internal and external audits
  • Timely completion of all responsibilities and submission into Blackline

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive work experience in a balance sheet focussed finance environment
  • Coaching and/or mentoring experience
  • Experience in working in multi-national / listed environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills essential
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations
  • Ability to actively engage stakeholders ensuring processes are implemented and executed consistently
  • Must be pro-active and demonstrate ability to see things through to the end
  • Prioritise and focus on key issues
  • Attention to detail
  • Works independently as well as part of a team; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on variety of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with Oracle or similar ERP system preferable but not essential
  • Excellent Excel skills and accounting system experience

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273747BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Nottingham Regan Way, UK - St Albans, 10 Bricket Road

Virtual: Yes

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