Project Accountant

Pertemps Cardiff
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£16.00 - £18.00 per hour
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Cardiff is looking for an experienced Project Accountant for an immediate start 6 month temporary assignments. The role of Project Accountant will be a key member of the team responsible for providing exemplar financial management information, guidance and advice. The role is critical in helping to develop improved processes for the control, prioritisation and reporting of financial information and support the implementation of a new organisational and governance structure. This role will work with the Business Finance Manager, Income and Charges Manager, Development Accountant and others within and outside the team in ensuring that Business Finance can deliver efficient and effective service in the future in challenging budgetary constraints. Responsibilities:- - Development of new Finance System to support a new organisational infrastructure to enable budget management, maintain the GL and producing management information etc. - The development of new improved process for automating and linking Forward Forecasting tool . - The development of new ways of working for resource allocation and planning to incorporating the work being undertaken by the Effective Programme and Project Management (EPPM) Service Review in line with business needs. - The development of new style reports that uses traditional cost centre, activity and funding stream information along with performance data and risk information to deliver the new process. - Develop and implement a consistent way of working for charging corporate overheads to various funding streams. - Link with other staff (mainly Management Reporting Accountant and Business Partners) to ensure that we optimise the processes developed and are implementable. Job Specific Criteria:- - Qualified or part-qualified Accounts with suitable experience - Minimum of 4 years experience working within Finance environment - Experience of providing management accounting based advise, incorporating traditional elements of reporting, monitoring, advising and budget setting - Excellent numerical and analytical skills - Strong organisational skills - Excellent communication skills both written and verbal together with the ability to influence at all levels
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