Project Accountant - Junior

Posted 05 May 2021
Salary £25000 - £29000 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceAF - PA_1620242158
Contact NameAbigail Furlong

Job description

My client is looking for a junior Project Accountant to join their growing team. Your main task as the Project Accountant is accountability for all finance aspects related to projects, including taking ownership of projects, billing, costs, purchase orders and revenue requisitions. Supporting customers and the internal team reporting to the Head of Project accounting.


Project Management

  • Process PIFs and set-up all new projects within Oracle EBS

  • Ensure all contract variances and changes to revenue are reflected within approved forecasts on the system

  • Work with Project Managers and team members to ensure forecast costs to completion are up to date

  • Raising of project related purchase requisitions and tracking purchase orders

  • Ensure all timesheets are completed accurately and in a timely fashion

  • Assisting project managers with financial and accounting issues


  • Produce all draft invoices for all designated areas and distribute to Project Manager for review

  • Revenue Recognition experience is a MUST
  • Ensure responses are collated and actioned in a timely manner

  • Liaise with other team members to ensure resolution of all queries

  • Ensure invoices are sent to clients and relevant cut-off deadlines are met.


  • Previously experience of working with accounting systems ideally Oracle

  • Studying ACA/ACCA/CIMA with exams sat OR booked in
  • Competency in Excel

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

  • Strong understanding of processes and ability to work within a framework

  • Strong academic background

  • Proven experience of working in a finance role, ideally with project accounting experience

  • Relationship builder

  • A good communicator