Contract Support, London

Apply Now

Organisational Environment:

Mercury is an Irish based European Contractor.

Mercury is a European Contractor that builds and manages complex engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. Our determination and focus enable us to deliver leading-edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors including Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, Technical Support Services (TSS), Data Centre Facility Management, Healthcare & Building Services. Mercury employs over 2,600 people across over 10 locations in Europe and had an overall turnover of €1bn in 2020. Mercury employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.


Scope of the Role:

The purpose of the Job is to provide a comprehensive financial and administrative support service to the datacentre operational team.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Responsible for all the financial analysis, management and reporting to support the contract manager deliver the contract in line with Mercury financial processes and client specific requirements.
  • Working with the contract manager to help improve the financial standards of the contract that are measured against monthly key performance indicators.
  • Ensuring that sales invoices are raised in a correct and timely manner.
  • Accountable for ensuring that extra works jobs are raised, billed and closed in a timely manner.
  • Raising and submission of quotes to client and management through to raising of purchase order.
  • Raising purchase requisitions and orders in line with company procurement policies and procedures.
  • Analysis of contractor job completion status and payment approval.
  • Ensuring contract specific accounts payable process is completed.
  • Sourcing tools, materials and consumables and ensuring the are delivered to site in line with required contract timelines.
  • Reporting the WIP & debt position of the contract to the contract manager in an ongoing basis
  • Preparing month end cost reports for internal contract financial analysis.
  • Understanding the contract, including scope and terms & conditions.
  • Maintaining on site personnel records including training matrixes, holiday and sickness records and timesheets.
  • Create both weekly and monthly client reports.
  • Recording and submitting staff time sheets into company SAP system on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Managing any payroll enquiries from the team. 
  • Co-ordination of team roster in collaboration with contract manager.
  • 10-15% of the role will be allocated to administration duties to support deliver of the contract such as presentation preparation, report writing, security access requests, co-ordination of team events etc

Key Criteria for the Role:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role on a project or maintenances contract in an industrial sector.
  • Experience with the SAP ERP system desirable
  • Diploma or higher required in an accounting or financial discipline.
  • Good PC based skills, with experience in Word/Excel and Outlook – intermediate to advance level, desirable skills in PowerPoint.
  • Previous experience of a customer-facing role using operating systems such as Dynamics AX or Concept software.
  • Excellent verbal, and good basic standard of written, communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and systematic.
  • Results/ task orientated, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply Now