Project Accountant

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Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a project accountant to work for a vibrant company, to ensure accurate and timely project information is provided to the Financial Controller and the Directors. This is a newly created role and will require a strong candidate to actively work with account managers and project managers throughout the event cycle to ensure successful completion.

Client Details

My client is a market leader in the Hospitality & Events industry - due to expansion they are now looking for a Project accountant.

Description

  • Challenging overspends and owning the budget from a Finance perspective
  • Ensuring PO's have been raised for all committed costs
  • Producing pre-event budgets/projections for the Directors
  • Liaising with project managers and stock controllers to ensure all client recharges are invoiced immediately post event
  • Working with AM's and PM's to reconcile project against budget and report on variances
  • Assist with month end close down ensuring project accruals are in place within deadlines
  • Present a post event performance report (turnover, GP, COS, Spend per head) and identify trends and areas for improvement
  • Assist the Financial Controller in any other ad hoc projects

Profile

  • CIMA/ ACCA Finalist
  • Past experience within the Hospitality & Events Industry or similar is ideal
  • Previous experience with project accounting is desirable
  • Comfortable challenging senior managers on event budgets and expenditure
  • Confident communicator capable of explaining processes to non-finance backgrounds
  • Experience in budgeting and variance analysis
  • Able to work with large volumes of data and complex spreadsheets
  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Free event tickets
  • Partial study support
  • Excellent team to work with
  • Progression within the role & company
  • On - site parking & close to underground