Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

My Client, a leading Marketing business in West London is looking for a Project Accountant.

Reporting to the Project Accounting Manager the Project Accountant will be responsible for:

* Dealing with various queries relating to Purchase Requisitions and Orders while noting and resolving issues
* Reviewing the missing timesheet report and preparing a list of persons with missing timesheets and submitting list to Senior Management team to action.
* Dealing with timesheet queries.
* Raising Project Acceptance Forms
* Raising of Sales Invoices on the CSAP system. All sales invoices must be checked by the Financial Controller prior to despatch. To facilitate this process, providing a copy of the PAF or Contract Agreed by the client or Client Purchase Order.
* Provide Project Managers with copies of Sales Invoices on the same day of despatch to client.
* Timely raising of pre bills
* Determining billable and non-billable CSAP projects and maintaining contracts through CSAP
* Providing CCF and PE documents for Intercompany reporting
* Providing detailed job analysis along with COS and sales forecasts
* Assisting Project Accounting Manager, other finance team members & shared service centre when needed
* Reconciling costs from PROCIM to CSAP on a weekly basis and ensuring that the necessary adjustments are made within 24 hours of reconciliation.
* Ensure that the Project Forecast Gross Margin & Gross Profit is not less than the Budgeted Gross Margin & Gross Profit.
* Forecast potential revenue losses or gains
* Ensure that any potential cost overruns are communicated on a timely basis to the Project Owner, and in turn to the Project Accounting Manager for review.
* Managing foreign exchange movements on budgets
* Reconciling CSAP project costs to PROCIM Costing Worksheet ; ensuring Final margin and profit is approved by Project Owner & Project Accounting Manager prior to TECO or FNBL on CSAP
* Other Adhoc Reports and Tasks when covering other members of the team
* Approval of Supplier’s Invoices within a timely and regular fashion – the majority of invoices should be cleared within 5 working days (including all tasks undertaken to resolve variances between invoices and purchase orders).
* The project accountant is accountable for late cost accruals which are recommended at completion and financial reconciliation of projects

You will have 2 years’ minimum experience as a Project Accountant within a Media business.

You will have strong experience in Revenue Recognition.

You will have a degree in Accounting and or Finance.

This role will pay 28k plus benefits.

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