project Accountant

Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd
Swanwick, UK
09 Sep 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Roles & Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the Project Accountant will be:

* Production of financial reporting and forecasting for projects

* Partner with project managers and management team in various decision making

* Monitor budget movements and provide movement summary

* Review purchase order requests and validate against budget and estimates

* Cash forecast review, monitor spend tracking and working capital performance

* Actively participate in developing project estimates to assist in budgeting process with inputs on project spend and payables estimation

* Track cost overruns vs budgets, forecasts

* Tracking of expenditure against accruals raised for each type of spend

* Manage work in progress accounts for each project

* Maintain DCFs for each project to ensure work in progress is recorded at recoverable value.

* Manage document control function for compliance and access controls

* Manage general cost control - Review areas of overspend during periodical estimation process and ensure scope changes are routed through change request process

* Ensure project deliverables are in compliance with internal controls - Letter of intent, contracts and PO sign offs with appropriate approval flow and relevant budget supporting

* Manage an accurate allocation of overheads to individual projects

* Ensure budget control with no cross-charging costs against different budget areas

* Ensure change requests and contract variations are adequately documented

* Manage weekly and monthly reporting on financial status of the project

* Ensure all invoices are correctly coded for VAT and CIS

* Reconciliation of bank accounts to relevant cash books

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