Project Accountant

Recruiter
Insight Professional Solutions Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Project Accountant (SPV, PPP, PFi)

London

TO £50,000 + £5,500 (Flexible Benefits Allowance) + BONUS + BENEFITS

My client, an exciting and reputable International Trading Company are looking for a Management Accountant to join one of their Finance teams and to be responsible for the financial accounting managements and administration of the companies OFTO projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Invoicing, Recording and maintaining books and records of Accounts including; Inputting month and quarter end journals which are complicated and materially significant for the financial statements.
  • Prepare/review monthly/quarterly management accounts and the relevant spread sheets (e.g. loan interest calculation, revenue calculation, hedge accounting) within limited time frame.
  • Prepare consolidation financial statements.
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts and regulatory accounts.
  • Report various compliance documents required under the OFTO regime.
  • Liaise, plan and prepare for annual audit, including preparation of draft financial statements and assisting auditors for completion of audit process.
  • Update and provide operational model to investors.
  • Report budget to investor.
  • Prepare/report compliance documents to lenders of project finance.
  • Liaise with HMRC, tax advisors and subsidiaries, plan and prepare for UK corporation tax return, corporation tax payments, transfer pricing documentations and SAO documentations.
  • Prepare/ review payment instructions to banks.
  • Administrate and manage SAGE 200 and consolidation software, with support from IT department.
  • Understand the companies internal control requirements, maintain internal control documents and manage accounting wok in accordance with them.
  • Deal with ad-hoc issues and projects as they may arise.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience of SPV management in infrastructure projects (e.g. PFI /PPP).
  • Strong accounting knowledge and knowledge/practical experience of UK/IFRS accounting and UK corporation tax.
  • Advanced level Excel skills, intermediate level for Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Experience of reporting management accounts at Board level.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills in English language.
  • Proven excellence in interpersonal skills and team working.
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with tight and fixed reporting deadlines.
  • Ability to multi task whilst being able to prioritise.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • ACCA or ACA qualified.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of SAGE200 accounting system.
  • Knowledge of consolidation accounting system.
  • Working knowledge of international accounting rules.
  • Good understanding of general internal control.
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of the wider team as and when required.
  • This is a multicultural, multi- disciplined team of professionals, thus an ability to articulate divergent views clearly and concisely is highly desirable.
  • The ability to grow with the accounting technical elements of the role.

This job was originally posted as www.cityjobs.com/job/960716811

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