Project Accountant 12-Month Maternity Contract

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a Project Accountant for our client based in Caerphilly on a 12-month Maternity Cover Contract to start as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing the management accounts of a London based subsidiary.

We are expecting this to involve a 2-3 day visit every 4 weeks plus a 1 day visit every other week although this may evolve over time. The candidate therefore must be willing to travel.

Job Focus

  • Has ability to work in a consultative role, advising on improvements and best practice
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness and understanding, without compromising financial disciplines
  • Ensures that business opportunities are appropriately evaluated to minimise risk and sustain/improve profit margins
  • Understands the key business drivers
  • Continually seeks opportunities to improve and streamline processes

Communication

  • Provides incisive and user-friendly management information, meaningful financial analysis, input and advice to divisional colleagues and senior management to assist with understanding KPI reporting
  • Provides accurate and timely reporting, establishing effective communications with other senior financial colleagues within the Group
  • Displays well developed presentation and communication skills, verbally as well as numerically, with good report writing skills

Skills Required

  • Holder of recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) unless exceptional reasons apply.
  • Has excellent MS office skills, particularly Excel and Word
  • Experience of Sage accounting systems preferable
  • Broad financial management background in a business-to-business (or similar) service organisation
  • Experience or knowledge of carrying out both external and internal audit work
  • Experience of preparing management accounts

Benefits

  • Basic Salary: c£35-40k p.a.
  • Holidays: 20 days per annum plus statutory days and Christmas shut down (3-4 days).
  • Other: Free onsite canteen & free onsite parking