Accountant / Project - Construction Company - Inteviews asap

Hunter Mason Consulting
Alfreton, UK
02 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Project Accountant will have overall responsibility for accounting for all projects undertaken by . The role will include completing site-specific project-accounting on a monthly and quarterly basis.

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.
  • Maintain monthly and quarterly reconciliations between the project accounting system

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