Financial Project Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carly Thomas

  • Job ref:


Financial Project Manager

Global Architectural Practice



We have an amazing opportunity to join one of the most innovative worldwide architectural practices in the sector to work with their London based ops team. This is a chance to join a well-established, global business, that is rapidly expanding and involved in some exciting, unique, forward-thinking projects.

The Financial Project Manager will support the project teams by tracking project pricing, staffing, budgeting and timeline, in close collaboration with Project Leaders. You will report to the Managing Director and work closely with the Finance and Operations teams to ensure that precise and timely project performance data is available for the management group to make decisions about project execution. As a Financial Project Manager you must continuously challenge the project cost picture to ensure that each project is delivered on time and on budget. Furthermore, you will also be responsible for ensuring that contracts, insurance policies and other important documents related to the projects are collected and filed correctly.

This role offers great personal development potential in an international, fast-paced, and highly ambitious creative environment.

Primary areas of responsibility relating to Project Controlling:

  • Assisting in establishing and maintaining project budgets, staffing and schedules, while monitoring financial performance
  • Accurately documenting, administering, and maintaining contract information
  • Compiling and analysing data periodically to provide insight into the progress, issues and financial performance of projects
  • Performing specialized accounting functions and establishing internal controls
  • Managing project invoicing in accordance with contractual agreements and handling of client interfacing for payments as required
  • Analysing for additional services on projects
  • Working with Project Leaders to understand and improve project profit margins
  • Working with Project Leaders in project bookings, budgets, performance, forecasting and receivables
  • Supporting the Project Leaders in the use of our project management tools and processes
  • Planning and executing monthly project update meetings with relevant stakeholders, taking minutes, and reporting to the Managing Director
  • Ensuring access for time registration on projects for employees
  • Assisting the Managing Director with various tasks as required

Primary areas of responsibility relating to Operations:

  • Ensuring hours are submitted on a weekly/biweekly basis and that these are approved by the relevant Project Leader
  • Monthly analysis of the submitted work hours and appropriate reporting to relevant stakeholders
  • Conducting training to staff as required
  • Responsible for month end reporting to the Managing Director.

We seek a person who:

  • Is a high-level critical thinker that can build upon established systems and elevate our internal project controlling processes
  • Has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Accounting or Finance
  • Has 5+ years Controlling experience or a similar role preferably within the design sector
  • Has at minimum a basic understanding of Earned Value Management
  • Is highly proficient in Excel
  • Is fluent in English, verbal and written
  • Enjoys a busy and creative environment with many personalities
  • Is comfortable with fast-paced decisions and rapidly changing environments
  • Is proactive, completes tasks with a sense of urgency, and is capable of multi-tasking responsibilities
  • Has effective time management skills, can prioritize tasks, and follows-up in a timely manner
  • Is a good colleague and a team-player who wants to engage in a unique office culture
  • Knowledge of CMAP is a must, as this is used for their projects systems

If you would have all of the above skills and experience, and would like to be part of this amazing business, please submit your CV