Project Accountant

Vargo Recruitment Ltd
Newport, UK
20 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Project Accountant for a large and exciting technology business based in Newport. Due to business growth, our client is looking to recruit a recently qualified accountant. The role will be reporting into the group financial controller with excellent career prospects. You will need a relevant accounting qualification e.g. CIMA / ACCA / ACA and have experience of Business Partnering with the ability to explain financial impacts to non-finance colleagues.

The role:
  • Managing the month-end BVA process, providing analysis on key variances
  • Ownership of key accrual and prepayment balance sheet accounts
  • Provide input and support on Oracle issues, and have a willingness to become an expert within the team
  • Business partner to cost centre managers
  • Manage the bi-annual budget process and monthly OPEX forecasting
  • Assisting the Corporate finance team with month end activities to include; VAT returns, Fixed Assets and FTE reporting
  • Assist the audit process to include preparation of annual financial statements
  • Review current procedures and processes with the view to suggesting and implementing improvements
  • Maintaining and developing strong internal controls and ensure compliance with SOX requirements for the SPTS group.
  • Completion of accurate/ on time Quarterly Reporting OPEX packs to Group
  • Supporting and mentoring junior team members
  • Plan for team progression and drive cross-training to reduce risk/ exposure

The ideal candidate would need to be a recently qualified Accountant with ACA, CIMA or ACCA who has a strong academic background and experience of working within the Financial Services industry. With strong interpersonal skills, you will need to have the ability to communicate effectively and influence all types of people at all levels of management. Successful candidates need to be self-motivated and pro-active in all aspects of the role. Microsoft Excel skills are essential along with strong numeracy and analytical skills as this role requires extensive use of spreadsheets. You would need to have a natural desire to get involved in new innovative projects within the business especially where you would add value through a sound understanding of the financial implications of different strategies.

If you are interested then please get in touch with one of the Team today.

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