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Project Accountant


Bangalore, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


Workscope Overview:

  • Implement and maintain the Project Financial Control Plan. Ensure adequate Business and Financial Controls procedures and guidelines are in place, clearly understood and functioning effectively. Define interfaces with contractors and Project Management Team and confirm they are operating effectively; perform necessary audit / attest procedures to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of contractual agreements.



  • Support day-to-day project accounting needs
    • Establish and maintain Work Breakdown Structure in the accounting system
    • Define and implement interfaces with prime contractor regarding financial data and information
    • Review invoices and reports for compliance with Purchase Order terms and conditions
    • Review subcontracts and ensure necessary compliance procedures are in place
    • Develop and maintain individual Invoice Control / Invoice Exception Reports
    • Providing oversight on capital / expense rulings and monthly allocations
    • Implement timely and accurate project close out
  • Support the project / the project team’s business controls needs
    • Request / support contractor audits as appropriate
    • Perform necessary audit and attest reviews of Contractor’s invoices (including vendor and subcontractor as applicable), for compliance with terms and rates of agreement and adequacy of supporting documentation
    • Coordinate / execute controls self-assessment activities and follow-up on gap closure
    • Interface with affiliate’s Financial and Controller’s Office on related matters pertaining to the project
  • Liaison with Project Controls to ensure accuracy of monthly financial & stewardship reports
    • Develop, maintain accrual procedures and test Capex accruals
    • Monitor spending vs. authorized contracts
    • Prepare requisite tax / government reporting
    • Develop and maintain report on retention money where applicable


Job requirements:

  • Bachelor / Master’s degree in accounting degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum 2 - 6 years’ experience in audit and/or accounting background
  • Familiar with SAP purchase modules
  • Strong organizational, coordination, planning, and interface skills
  • Mobile for geographical relocation without restrictions
  • Good command of English both written and spoken
  • Able to work well with others in a fast-changing environment
  • Willing to stay in position long term


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