Project Accountant

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Robert Walters: Project Accountant - Three Vacancies Available

I am currently recruiting for a Project Accountant, on a permanent basis within the Central Birmingham area for an organisation currently involved in a number of exciting projects, the salary for this position is between £37,000 to £44,000 per annum maximum plus comprehensive benefits depending on experience.

Robert Walters: Project Accountant - Three Vacancies Available

I am currently recruiting for a Project Accountant, on a permanent basis within the Central Birmingham area for an organisation currently involved in a number of exciting projects, the salary for this position is between £37,000 to £44,000 per annum maximum plus comprehensive benefits depending on experience.

Please note: It is essential that the ideal candidate is ACA, CIMA, CIPFA or ACCA qualified

Role Purpose of Project Accountant:

Provide a professional financial consultancy and project accountancy service in support key projects, ensuring the provision of strategic and financial management information in order to guide the organisation management towards effective decision making.

Accountabilities of Project Accountant:
  • Deliver financial support to the company for the delivery of investments
  • Be aware of risks and have the ability to advise within running particular projects
  • Ensure the accurate and timely consolidation of the Investment Programme financial position
  • Ensure the Investment Programme grant claims are processed in accordance with agreed timescales
  • Ensure submission of robust financial proposals within agreed timescales

Essential Requirements of Project Accountant:
  • Represent the Finance function and provide professional advice, support, challenge and provision of financial information in relation to the delivery of key projects
  • Provide financial support during strategic planning processes and through liaison with relevant budget holders and project managers, ensuring that plans and budgets are financially robust and represent value for money
  • Ensure financial support to projects through the companies Assurance Process, fully identifying and communicating the financial position / risks / opportunities to the organisation
  • Undertake effective budget monitoring, robust variance analysis and interpretation, taking corrective action as necessary and ensuring accurate reporting within defined timescales
  • Ensure the submission of robust forecasts (including cash flow forecasting) through liaison with nominated budget holders and project managers as appropriate
  • Co-ordinate and consolidate the monthly Project Programme position, ensuring robust financial analysis across the full programme and issue to the business each month in line with the published deadlines
  • Complete reports to the Boards and Committees relating to Project schemes within the post holder's remit
  • Accurately record the funding position of the Investment Programme, ensuring the published deadlines are adhered to and ensuring, where necessary, compliance with grant conditions
  • Provide the necessary financial support into work-streams associated with levering in 3rd party and commercial income into the company to support investment programme initiatives
  • Ensure adequate financial input into legal agreements with 3rd parties and that audit trails are maintained.
  • Assist in the continuous review and documentation of all processes and procedures, ensuring that they are adhered to at all times
  • Attend internal / external liaison / Board meetings as appropriate

The ideal candidate for this position will be personable, have a strong commercial acumen and advanced Excel skills.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, then please forward your CV and availability to .
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