Finance Project Support Officer | Long Term Temporary Assignment | Prestigious Public Sector Agency

Reed Accountancy
10 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A renowned public sector agency in Addlestone is looking for a Finance Project Support Officer with outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills, to assist with the planning, monitoring and control of new and ongoing projects.

The ideal candidate will be well educated, ideally including AAT or similar, and may also be working towards a professional accountancy qualification. First rate communication and IT skills are essential, as is extensive experience of supporting and advising internal and external stakeholders from non-finance backgrounds.

This is a long term temporary assignment which is expected to last at least 7 months.

The successful applicant will need to undergo a Disclosure Scotland Check before starting.

£12-13 per hour PAYE / £15-16 per hour Limited Company, depending on experience.

Onsite parking is available.

The Company

An executive agency employing over 2,000 specialist staff, based in large, modern offices in Addlestone.

The Role

Reporting to the Project Accountant, you will be responsible for delivering an efficient, high level support service to project leaders, ensuring the accurate and timely progression of their workload.

Duties include: new project planning and costing; monitoring progress and financial status of ongoing projects; maintaining relevant business systems and registered files; stakeholder reporting and communication; submission of project and contract documentation.

Minimum Requirements

- Educated to A level standard; AAT (or equivalent) an advantage
- Significant, proven experience of project support or similar function
- First rate customer relationship management skills
- Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
- High level of IT literacy, including intermediate/advanced Excel and knowledge of finance systems (ideally Oracle)
- Self-motivated and exceptionally organised; able to multi-task and meet deadlines without comprising accuracy or attention to detail
- Actively studying for a professional accountancy qualification, e.g. CIMA, ACCA or ACA (desirable)

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact me:

Anthony Barden
REED Accountancy
T: 01483 529913

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