Project Accountant – Construction

Project Accountant – Construction

My client is a high end global business that is looking to hire a Project Accountant -Construction to support the Design and Fit Out division of the company

In this role you will provide accurate and timely actual & forecast information for all projects while maintaining correct ledgers, ensuring audit quality work is maintained at all times.

Key Responsibilities include:

Budgeting and Financial Management
 Support the Finance Director with the annual budget.
 Produce monthly forecasts in line with appropriate agreements and contracts.
 Monitor costs and expenses relating to the company, track against budgets and produce monthly forecast for review.
 Assist in the production of month end actuals for review, including ensuring all month end postings are completed accurately in line with relevant agreements.

 Maintain filing including design appointments, cost plans and contracts.
 Undertake data entry including design appointments, cost plans and contracts.
 Assist in reconciliation of accounts payable and accounts receivable matters.
 Ensure all work and filing is maintained to an auditable standard.
 Assist in cash analysis and cash management.

 Ensure all revenue streams are reported in a timely and effective manner.
 Assist in the population and production of all month end reports, including comparison of actuals to budget / forecast.

Stakeholder Relations
 Provide accurate and timely information to all key stakeholders.
 Work with internal auditors to resolve issues and / or provide information as required.

Experience/Knowledge/Qualification Required:

 At least 2 years’ experience gained in a relevant environment with a proven track record of working with construction valuations.
 Appropriate Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) with 1 – 2 years post qualified experience.
 Preparation of management accounts to trial balance.
 Competent technical and systems skills including advanced Microsoft Excel.
 Evidence of strong communication skills, written and verbal.
 Preferably experience of Sage (including Sage construct).

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