London Regeneration Project Accountant

Recruiter
Global Project Resources Ltd
Location
East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1263801160
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are urgently seeking an experienced Project Accountant to work on within ongoing regeneration project for one of our East London local authorities.

The Project Accountant will be responsible for the management of effective systems for managing the a £17M regeneration budget. They will initiate, develop and manage systems for the monitoring of income, monthly budget monitoring and variance reporting, purchase ordering and accounts payable and performance monitoring.

They will also provide financial briefings for the relevant Director, that will feed into briefings for 6 individual Boroughs Chief Executives and Leaders and Mayors and ensure operational relationships with funders and partners are maintained to a high standard with timely reports on spend and performance monitoring.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:
  • Ideally fully qualified member of the Association of Accounting Technicians or part qualified CCAB Accountant
  • Strong financial planning and process management skills
  • Knowledge of financial control and management systems and practices
  • An ability to initiate, develop and sustain partnership activity
  • Preferably knowledge of the 2012 regeneration agenda and its potential for transforming East and South East London
  • Knowledge and experience of European grant funding programmes
  • Experience of managing budgets for projects / grant funding programmes, particularly those delivered by a range of multiple partners.
  • Experience in managing budgets with multifaceted income streams.
  • Experience of designing and setting up robust tracking and monitoring systems for complex projects
  • Experience demonstrating the ability to work accurately with figures and to check grant claims and performance monitoring information against determined criteria
  • Experience of maintaining database and spreadsheets for project monitoring purposes
  • Experience of evaluating and monitoring project outputs / outcomes including working with a range of strategic partners and commissioned organisations
  • Experience of the effective management of budgets, performance outputs and audit preparation for projects and grant funded programmes
  • An ability to operate with sensitivity in a political environment and the ability to recognise the range of sensitive issues that could impact on service delivery

This role is inside IR35

Please apply for further information

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £200.00 to £250.00 /day

Experience:
  • Project Accounting: 4 years (Required)

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