Project Accountant

Location
Rochester
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
00095709
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Part-qualified accountant required to work on a number of projects for an initial fixed term for 6 months, and which could become a permanent role.

This company is a sub-contractor in the housing and construction industry, and has experienced significant growth in recent years, with turnover growing from £5m in 2013 to an expected figure of £20m in 2019. Recent growth means that the finance function now needs support for implementing system and procedural changes.

The role will report to the Financial Controller providing support to the Finance and Commercial teams. It will also work closely with the Finance Director.

To be successful in the role, the successful candidate will be a self-starter who is a significant way through a recognised professional accounting qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA. With at least 2 years practical experience in an accounts function, ideally but not essentially in the construction sector, you will have strong Excel skills and have had experience of using Sage software packages. The ability to document and write procedures is a must.

Key duties and responsibilities of the role include:
- Prepare written procedures for various processes, including the payment process, expense claims, etc
- Roll out comprehensive authority levels to operational staff.
- Review of process for preparing management accounts, looking at the Sage coding structure to ensure that the process is streamlined and that key reconciliations are identified and documented.
- Review of accounting implications of stock control process in separate Wardrobes business
- Account reconciliations
- Update and maintain external project financier's system
- Review process for producing short and long term cash forecasts, especially project cash flows.
- Produce cash forecasts each month for review at board meetings.
- Holiday cover as required

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