Interim Project Accountant

Recruiter
Chase and Holland
Location
Scunthorpe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1204203093
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Interim Project Accountant - North Lincolnshire - Up To £50,000 (salary equivalent)

Chase & Holland are currently assisting a fast growing, reputable North Lincolnshire client who requires an Interim Project Accountant to join their team for a 3-6-month contract. Due to rapid growth in long term contract work our client is looking to recruit a strong, dynamic Project Accountant to join their senior team as the main point of contact for all aspects of the financials in the delivery of this project. You will lead an initial review of all commercial contracts/ projects from a financial, general and legal perspective at inception.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assess, review, develop and document procedures and develop manuals. Giving advice on what can be done better
  • Formal contract/project control of all financial aspects from inception to include all terms
  • Monitoring of actual costs vs cost assumptions
  • Identify and control of variations and liaise with finance and senior commercial teams on cost variances and revenue claims
  • Review formal presentation of costs, revenue and cashflows for individual projects (& forecast completion) to ensure maximum control of profitability and cashflow implications
  • Support the FD in changing the mindset to develop the finance department and information produced to be an added value service and control financial efficiencies of all long-term project work
  • You will report to the Finance Director and ensure all financial controls are in place and that each project is delivered on budget and within the required timescale

The ideal candidate will be:
  • A Qualified (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) Accountant or qualified by experience
  • Able to demonstrate a good track record in Project/ Contract Accounting experience
  • Knowledgeable of applications for payment processes and monitoring/ control
  • Experienced in developing financial accounting processes and procedures
  • You will also need to be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills in order to interact with a variety of people/ departments across the business
  • Have a strong personality to provide presence, assertiveness and gravitas

In return:
  • You get a chance to work on a very high profile/high value project that will add value to your CV and pay a sensible salary for the right individual.
  • It may also become a long-term permanent role depending how things develop for the right person.

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Management Accountant opportunity, click 'apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.

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