Project Accountant

Recruiter
NXTGEN
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
1191287780
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NXTGEN are working with a market leading transport and logistics business in Ipswich, to recruit a Project Accountant. The firm has a strong focus on its customers, putting their needs at the heart of their business and making sure, they deliver what they promise. As a result, there is a large emphasis on hiring the right people, who share and maintain their customer focussed culture.

As Project Accountant, you will be providing hands on assistance to the Finance Manager to complete and deliver annual appraisal objectives. The successful candidate can expect to work across a variety of departments, acting as a true Finance Business Partner in ensuring that the business is aware of performance vs plan.

Key Accountabilities will include:
  • Financial project management. You will be expected to work closely with major projects ranging from software implementation to working capital improvement.
  • Budget and forecast preparation, analysing Variance. This will include review of overheads in multiple locations and posting prepayments / accruals accordingly.
  • Highlighting financial trends and areas of concern to the management team.
  • Liaison with external advisors and auditors.
  • Quarterly reconciliations of operational cost accounts and make adjustments where necessary to financial and operational systems.

The successful candidate will ideally hold an ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent and have experience of working closely with project managers and commercial teams. The candidate will also have experience within a management accountant role and have a proven ability of working to deadlines. Ideally, you will also have experience of working with internal finance and operational systems and be able to display experience of process improvement. Excellent Excel skills will be key given the volumes of data analysis.

Keywords: Project Accountant, Management Accountant, Finance Business Partner, ACCA, CIMA, Financial Analysis, Excel

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