Project Accountant

Advantage Resourcing UK Limited
16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

**Project Accountant - initially 6 months contract (possibility of extension) - £300 - £425 day rate Ltd/ Umbrella - Leading Airline Organisation - Luton**

Excellent opportunity for a Project Accountant to join a leading Airline organisation based in Luton to assist in the implementation of a new Revenue Accounting System.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensuring the financial accuracy of the data migration from the old to the new system, producing quality analysis of the reconciliation between the two systems, review the existing and future reporting requirements for the BAU team. Accountable for dual running analysis to allow transfer from project to BAU team, full documentation of all accounting entries and to be processes, assist in the production of test script, UAT of the new system against the current system with ERES data. Tracking and recording of Revenue Accounting process changes, review/assist in production of training material to allow transition from project to BAU. Establishing strong collaborative relationships between the FCP FI team with the Commercial Finance team. Liaising with Technical teams on offering advice on accounting treatment of revenue related items and understanding of IFRS15 impact to the business.

Ideal experience required for this Interim role:
A finance qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA with relevant post qualification experience
Previous Project Accountant or similar experience
Experience working within an airline, retail or ecommerce environment is highly desirable
Experience in programme environment and programme accounting is advantageous
Ability to analyse summary data and be able to pinpoint current issues or potential issues from this
Ability to confidently explain complicated financial matters to both finance and no finance.
Intermediate to advanced MS Office Skills - including extensive knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Experience of computerised accounting packages ideally Agresso and Cognos TM1
Ability to challenge constructively and influence stakeholders
A strong commercial understanding
Excellent business partnering experience with ability to liaise with both financial and non financial professionals

Please submit your CV now to be considered for the Interim Project Accountant position. Liz Renshaw is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 0161 871 8269 if you have you any queries. REF 814610

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