Project Accountant

Executive Recruitment Services
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Accountant - Defence Luton Project Accountant: A world renowned Defence Sector Engineering organisation is currently seeking a Talented Project Accountant at their site in Luton. Project Accountant Responsibilities: * Ensure that cash flow is maximised on all projects by timely submission of invoices and liaising with the IPT's to ensure prompt collection of debts, and suppliers are paid once the cash has been received from the customer. * Preparation of the project sales trading plans with the appropriate Project Manager or Project Engineering Manager. * Provide financial support to Integrated Business Management activity and the monthly contract review process and support the Programme Managers Contract Status Reviews. * Assist in the posting of Journals to SAP and help increase the project accuracy in SAP, working with the project IPT. * Update the rolling IPT financial forecasts for orders, sales, revenue, margin, cash, & WIP using information gathered as part of the contract review process, or IPT discussions, analysing risks and opportunities against the forecast. * Support the financial input required as part of the bidding process for future business, including update of cash flow information. * Support the annual update of the IBP and phased budget. Project Accountant Required Skills: * Degree educated or equivalent with career experience in this field * Professional Accountancy qualification or working towards * Experience will have been gained in the defence or defence related sectors where engagement with public sector organisations in a 3rd party context is the norm * Successful track record of delivering financial leadership and strategic vision to multiple project teams * Demonstrable experience of contributing to the broader business agenda in regard to financial decisions and operations * Demonstrated skill & experience in data analysis and interpretation, ideally supported by knowledge of SAP * IT Literate -strong Excel skills * Experience operating in a matrix organisation with complex reporting structures and/or an integrated product/project team environment The successful candidate will be required to achieve full SC clearance for this role!!!!! Click below to apply
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