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Finance Project Controller - A&U US East

IBI Group

IBI Group

Accounting & Finance
Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

To operate in a team environment with a focus on project accounting activities of the full project lifecycle resulting in effective business partnering throughout the business

Operating collaboratively between the technical resources and the wider Finance team

To assist in the effective management of projects through compliance with company procedures whilst delivering best practices and applying Project Management principles

To assist in ensuring Arcadis business systems are updated and maintained regularly and provide accurate financial information

To ensure that cash management activities are a constant focus with a continuous pursuit of improving cash flow by maximizing billing and debt collection on projects

To drive continuous improvement in the development of Financial Processes and Financial systems

To ensure a superior health and safety perspective in everything the team does


  • Project oversight and monitoring in Oracle
  • Coordinate with project manager/project director and clients for all aspects of invoicing projects, and issuing of billings in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain/update project reporting information using Power BI tools.
  • Monitor receivables, follow up on collections, and update the Collections Module to help forecast the timing of invoicing, and estimated collection dates.
  • The role requires the applicant to be flexible and able to multi-task, as deliverable requirements can change rapidly.
  • Participating in monthly project reviews on major projects to ensure the Project is accurately reporting the financials each month and gain an understanding of key concerns the project delivery team has (e.g. agreement of the final contract, delivery of work, resourcing client communication, upcoming variations and amendments to scope as well as any OH&S concerns);
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis.
  • Ensuring you are familiar and compliant with Health and Safety regulations and guidelines.


  • Relevant accounting degree
  • Post-graduate qualifications an advantage (CPA/CA/CIMA)
  • Prefer knowledge of Oracle, Power BI.
  • Demonstrated technical, commercial and delivery acumen
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills, both internally and externally
  • The ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines

Additional Information

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We request applicants submit a RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. For design related roles, we also require a portfolio to review. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record.

The salary range for this position is $61,000 - $76,000.