Project Accountant

Posted 12 January 2023
Salary £50000 - £58000 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferencePAST_1673535165
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

Project Accountant/ Commercial Finance Analyst position for a Global Consultancy business. This role is a 12 month FTC with potential for extension/ perm. The role purpose is to provide Business Partnering and financial support and will be hybrid working, 3 days in the office and 2 days at home.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Happy working through a system implementation and significant change
  • Experience with high volume of data and reconciliation for income and costs - ideally to a project level
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary against actuals/ forecast/ budget
  • Manage the preparation of management accounts on a monthly basis including variance analysis to budget / forecast.
  • Preparation of monthly commentary / financial reports for management and regional management on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile project income and costs to ensure accuracy on a monthly basis.
  • Preparation of forecast on a monthly basis and budget on an annual basis.
  • Participate in, test and provide feedback for Commercial tools. Support the role out of these tools, embed and champion their use.
  • Collaborate with Operations/ Finance and IT stakeholders during the continued implementation of the new finance system. Help to resolve issues and support continuous improvement and using the system to its highest efficiency.
  • Support business pricing proposals when required.
  • Support strong financial controls and data integrity.
  • Liaise with Regional Finance Managers to ensure consistency in accounting across the region.
  • Provide ad hoc financial support to as required.
  • Assist with local statutory reporting requirements as required.
  • Assist Director of Commercial Finance and Regional Finance Director as required.

The Candidate:

  • Commercial acumen with examples
    • Self starter, initiative, experience with process improvements and/or creation
    • Excellent people skills for business partnering
  • Candidates must be studying towards a recognised UK accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or be fully qualified