Project Accountant

London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Reports to: Financial Controller Job purpose The Project Accountant will report to the Financial Controller and be responsible for the provision of Project Accounting for the various projects the business has undertaken. This will involve preparing plans, reviewing timesheets, creating profitability statements, preparing invoices, etc. ie all aspects of project accounting and some project management support. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to enhance their accounting and project management skills whilst working within a dynamic environment. Key Accountabilities v Supporting the planning, preparing and reviewing of project documentation. v Support the Project Manager and PMO with client communication and the production of project status reports, including relevant comments to aid management’s understanding of movements and variances to budget. v Coordinating with consultants and other staff members for day to day tasks. v Record all activity on the companies SAP and SharePoint systems / platform v Record all activity on the client’s systems. v Setting budgets and working with the Project / Programme Management team to monitor performance. v Working closely with other functions to ensure Programme costs, risk and Estimate to complete data accurately. v Supporting capture of accurate Programme Risks & Opportunities for consolidation at business level. v Supporting accurate and timely invoicing on relevant programmes. v Supporting business improvement activities within the function and throughout the wider business. v Supporting compliance with Financial Control Frameworks. Attributes v Part Qualified Accountant (preferred) v Analytically minded and very capable with MS Excel v Experience of using SAP v Aptitude for technology and a quick learner v Strong communication and interpersonal skills v Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail v Capable of working in both a Team and on one's own initiative Experience of project accounting within similar industry would be desirable