Project Accountant

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Abingdon, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is seeking an experienced Project Accountant to join this growing Finance division based in Abingdon.

Client Details

My client is an impressive international business that has a significant amount of investment in recent years resulting in huge successes in their market and an aggressive growth strategy! This is the right time to be joining this company if you are keen to be part of an exciting phase of growth and development.

The offices are large newly refurbished offices with parking on site.


The Project Accountant will be partnering with Sales and Operations and will be responsible for a number of key project accounting and traditional accounting tasks, encompassing but not limited to the following:

Ownership of the order in-take process for all won business, applying rigour to the contractual documentation received prior to commencement of works

Setting up new customers and the co-ordination of initial and on-going credit checks

Creation and upkeep of projects and project Information throughout the procure to pay lifecycle

Take lead on project billing and issuing of sales invoices out to customers

Assist with the collection of cash, being the initial point of contact for customer queries and partner, where needed with the sales team regarding dispute resolution

Supporting & upskilling non-financial people with the raising of project and non-project purchase orders, reviews of classification and management/monitoring of purchase order statuses

Working with AP to investigate any PO variances and assist with the clearing on-hold reports

Issuing of weekly GNRI reports to department heads

Ad-hoc project audits to ensure compliance with internal controls and project outcomes

Ad-hoc decision support on project acceptance, working alongside UK Controller and Commercial Director

Management of Database and monthly presentation of analytics to the relevant stakeholders

Developing effective partnerships throughout the business

Willingness to learn and development and take on more/new responsibility


The successful Project Accountant will ideally have:

Significant experience in a previous accounting role, ideally within a project based environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as business partnering across the business with senior stake holders within the role is a key element
Be able to work within an environment of high-growth, high-business change to achieve desired outcomes
Strong Excel skills and previous experience with a large ERP system
Part Qualified in ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience

Job Offer

The salary on offer for the Project Accountant will be in the range £30,000 - £35,000 dependent upon experience and level of qualification, plus a generous benefits package

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