Project Accountant

Sheridan Maine South East
London (Greater)
29 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an experienced project accountant on behalf of one of our clients that is a multinational engineering firm headquartered in London.

Based at Heathrow, the candidate will participate in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on multiple projects of varying contract type, size and complexity. The candidate will have significant interface with Project Managers, Contract Management staff, Senior Technical Personnel, as well as other functional organisations.

Duties include:

• Setting up Projects in Dynamics according to budgets, job cost numbers

• Project reviews with Project Managers regarding Estimates to Complete

• Review all cash forecast with the Project Team

• Create and update Project Financial Statements Reports for Contract Review

• Create Project Payment Applications

• Preparing Financial Statements for Client

• Liaising with Clients in order to get Payment Application agreed

• Final accounts to be agreed with Client

• Project audits to be carried out with the Client according to the Contract

• Provide supporting documentation for Application for payment

• Liaising with the Client regarding any Project issues

• Raising and resolving invoice queries, interacting with Project Managers, Procurement, other Babcock Airport Finance teams as well as external Suppliers

• Processing of additional hours timesheets

• Engaging with Procurement regarding issues with purchase orders

• Assisting in cost and project reporting

• Other ad hoc duties as requested

The Candidate:


• Previous Project Accounting experience

• Use of the MS Excel and Microsoft Dynamics

• Ability to plan and organise multiple workload requirements

• Ability to prioritise work load and deliver to set deadlines

• Attention to detail

• Excellent written and numeracy skills

• Strong communication skills, both written and oral, at all levels internally and with suppliers

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

If you're interested in this position or are keen to hear more please click on "apply" above as soon as possible

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