Project Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Crawley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1222758371
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Project Accountant to join their Accountancy Team at their office in Crawley for 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

Client Details

Our client is looking for a Project Accountant to join their Accountancy Team at their office in Crawley for 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

Description

Main Duties
  • Review monthly cost reports making adjustments as required / follow up where further explanations are required.
  • Review / prepare / assist with month end journals to be posted into SAP to ensure accurate reporting of project spend.
  • Produce / review monthly management reports and commentary outlining variance to forecasts for capital spend by programme.
  • Maintain accurate schedule of risks & opportunities for inclusion
  • Prepare month end reports that clearly show the operational and financial performance of capital programmes.
  • Variance analysis and explanation
  • Provide financial support as necessary and relevant, and be the first point of finance contact to the project managers
  • Review and challenge project cost plans to ensure actual data is accurate and forecasts are realistic. Where variances to plan exist, investigate further and be able to explain all differences
  • Provide support in the creation of capital business cases (and overhead ones where relevant), ensuring that the financial elements are soundly based and realistic
  • Support in the close out of capital projects, assisting the production of the project analysis sheet and ensuring all purchase orders are closed out in a timely manner
  • Apply commercial/operational understanding to investigate any unusual patterns of spend against approvals, expected project durations, further spend etc. with the view to ensuring capitalisations are correct.

Profile

The successful candidate
  • Newly qualified ACCA or CIMA studier
  • Proven ability to build and develop strong networks
  • Strong eye for detail and ability to prioritise workloads and conflicting priorities
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Proven ability to work successfully as part of team
  • Competent to a high standard using Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good working knowledge of SAP desirable but not essential.

Job Offer

Project Accountant

Crawley

£35,000 - £45,000

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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