Project Finance & Control – Royal HaskoningDHV Zwolle – Nijmegen

Royal HaskoningDHV Zwolle

Did you recently graduate or are you about to graduate and do you want to kick-start your career in Finance, preferably in Business Control or Financial Control? Then this role is exactly what you are looking for! You get the chance to put the theory into practice in various controlling domains and you will be trained into Project Accountant/ Controller. 

In this role you will be right in the middle of our organization in a dynamic position, working together with colleagues from various backgrounds and expertise on topics that contribute to our mission ‘Enhance Society Together’.

What you do as a Project Finance Accountant

During the first year you will learn various elements, from basic to advance, of the Project Finance & Control role:

  • Invoicing and automation: drive the invoicing process and limit the working capital positions for projects within your portfolio, continuously striving for process improvements to simplify and automate the invoicing process.
  • Business control for Basic projects (contract amounts up to 100k EUR): assist with project budgetting, forecasting, reviewing contract documentation & work in progress balances by using Project Alert Dashboard and financial reports
  • Act as a Finance Business partner: maintain a close working relationship with Project Managers on basic projects: take a proactive role in approaching and supporting Project Managers on project control & accounting topics.
  • Reporting: learn how to use ERP systems (Agresso Business World), reporting tools for financial project performance (PowerBI) and our exclusive Project Health Check management system. You will have the possibility to follow PowerBI training sessions and possibility to improve current management reports or build your own!
  • Policies, procedures & compliance: Ensure the quality of our project administration, perform internal control and compliance checks (contract documentation and invoicing)
  • Financial control & (international) accounting: learn the basics on invoicing, taxation, international projects, dealing with foreign currencies, intercompany invoicing etc.
  • You will have opportunities to ‘have a look’ into various Finance departments (Analytics, Group reporting, Cost control, Treasury etc)
  • These experiences will allow you to grow as a finance professional while contributing to projects that enhance society together, that make a difference in the world.

    After the first year, you’ve learned most of the basics of Project Finance & Control role and you will have the opportunity to work for multiple Business Lines within the company: Industry & Buildings, Water & Maritime, Mobility & Infrastructure and Digital. You will have the opportunity to grow into various roles in both Financial as Business control (such as Project Controller, Business Analytics and various Financial control domains). Craft your own career within RHDHV!

    You will be working in an enthusiastic team with finance professionals and will receive on-the-job training, coaching and support from your colleagues. Your coach will be one of our Business Unit Controllers, helping you to develop as a Finance professional and connecting you to our broad network of Finance professionals within the company.

    Where you will work

  • You will preferably be based in Amersfoort (head office), Nijmegen, Amsterdam or Eindhoven. You are flexible to work occasionally from different offices (for team meetings etc).
  • Royal HaskoningDHV is a worldwide engineering, project management and consultancy firm, with 6.000 colleagues spread over 140 countries. Within Finance at Royal HaskoningDHV, we have more than 200 Finance professionals active in different countries, divided over business- and financial control departments. We are a self-learning team and continuously optimize our operations to supply the best financial support to our stakeholders and ensure compliance. 

    What you bring

    You are a recent graduate or about to graduate from your Bachelor or Associate degree in Finance & Control, Accounting or related field.

    You are ambitious, take initiative, ownership and have a result driven mindset and are enthusiastic to grow and learn more. Additionally, you:

  • Have work experience from 0-2 years in case of Bachelor/ associate level
  • Are digitally savvy (you quickly pick up new systems and processes).
  • Have a Basic knowledge of related disciplines (Invoicing, automation and ERP/accounting systems)
  • Have native verbal & written communication skills in Dutch; English is a plus
  • Are client focused, communicate clearly and build & maintain relationships with Project managers and other stakeholders.
  • What we offer you

    At Royal HaskoningDHV we offer a great working atmosphere in which organizational and personal development takes central stage. We offer a wide array of personal development courses. Furthermore, we offer you: 

  • Salary ranging from EUR 2.950 – EUR 4.150 depending on education level and relevant experience
  • A good work-life balance, including a laptop so you can work wherever and whenever you want;
  • 28 holidays based on a 40-hour work week;
  • A good primary salary and pension accrual through our own pension fund;
  • A workplace in one of our offices and travel allowance or a NS-Business Card;
  • We offer flexible working times and locations: 3 days in the office/ 2 days at home)
  • Lifelong learning by offering you plenty of training & development opportunities;
  • Personal budget which you can use to buy extra days off, to buy a bicycle or just to have some additional salary;
  • An opportunity to develop as a Financial expert/ Controller in a large international company. We are an attractive employer with a good national and international market position that offers lots of opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Young Royal HaskoningDHV that organises inspiring events, workshops and excursions with colleagues inside and outside the Netherlands.
  • You will have access to different online courses at our (internal) Finance Academy. You are in a group with young professionals from all different departments within our company, so you will get to know a lot of different colleagues. We combine this with an excellent package of flexible employment conditions and a good work-life balance through flexible working hours and home working options.

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