RSM

Project Coordinator

6 days left

Recruiter
RSM
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
15 Apr 2021
Closes
15 May 2021
Ref
req2981
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description
About the role 
We require a project management coordinator to support the coordination of a significant number of audits at one of our clients. The person will need to coordinate audit scheduling, resource allocation, audit planning documentation, progress updates and costing and forecasting reviews. 

The ideal candidate would have prior project / programme management experience, experience of MS Projects, Excel and TEAMS. Without prior project / programme management experience, they would be someone with excellent organisational skills, who can quickly understand our broad work with the client and work with the management team to understand the requirements of their role and discharge them.

About the company and department 

The Risk Assurance Services faculty is one of the fastest growing and exciting faculties within RSM to work in. The faculty is the home of our internal audit, compliance audit, IT audit, risk management and governance services, working across the public sector, private sector and financial services. 

The client for which this role is being recruited is a key client not just for the faculty, but RSM as a whole and it sits firmly within the key services within the faculty.

About the job 
 
You will operate as a project coordinator, working with the client management team, delivery teams and at times alongside the management team with the client. Your key activities will include:
  • Scheduling the delivery of c.35 audits a year
  • Resource allocation for each audit
  • Planning documentation preparation for each audit
  • Costing and forecasting preparation and updates for each audit
  • Weekly allocation of time charged to each audit for cost monitoring and billing purposes
  • Regularly establishing the status of each audit
  • Understanding the impact of, and incorporating changes into project plans (from a cost, resource and time delivery perspective)
  • Communicating audit status updates to the client
  • Preparing management information packs for the client
  • Taking / circulating meeting notes from client calls

Minimum Qualifications

About the ideal candidate 

The ideal candidate would have prior project / programme management experience, experience of MS Projects, Excel and TEAMS. Without prior project / programme management experience, the ideal candidate is someone who:
  • Can quickly understand our broad work with the client and the requirements of this role;
  • Has strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint, and is either proficient in MS Projects or can quickly become proficient
  • Is numerically strong
  • Has a collaborative approach to project coordination
  • Is a good communicator across the teams and is proactive in their engagement with management
  • Can work across multiple assignments, knowing what to prioritise and when to escalate
Requirements 

Essential
  • MS Office, specifically Excel, proficient
  • Effective planning and monitoring 
  • Ability to manage resources
  • Numerically strong
  • Good communicator / motivator
Desirable
  • Project and programme experience
  • MS Projects experience
  • Association for Project Management (APM) qualification
  • PRINCE2 certification
Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our Careers Website.

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