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Project Accountant

Robert Walters
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Robert Walters are recruiting for a Project Accountant for a 3-6 month contract (inside IR35) for a market leading based business based in Warwickshire. Reporting into the Project Controller, they will provide financial support and guidance to departmental heads across the business. This role would suit someone who is a recently qualified accountant and is looking to develop their business partnering and analytical skills.

Key Responsibilities include:-
  • You will be required to produce financial reports and ensure are built and maintained, detailing spend by project for the portfolio
  • Ensure that following approvals projects are set up in a timely manner to accurately account for project costs and ensure those are recognised in the books based on value of work done
  • Provide accurate, timely and consistent month end reporting in accordance with Finance timetables to project managers and to programme delivery managers
  • Run forecast, consolidation and review processes to provide robust monthly forecasts for in-flight and unsanctioned projects, accurately allocated, and including risks & opportunities
  • Support processes to ensure that approved forecasts and annual budgets and business plans are input into local financial systems in an efficient and accurate way, in accordance with financial time-tables
  • Ensure that the regional financial controls in operation are efficient and effective and in conjunction with Shared Services teams ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements
  • Work in partnership with UK Shared Services accounting teams, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and appropriateness of all management accounts and reporting statements
  • Prepare monthly financial and management reports and produce Revenue and Capital monthly management accounts, quarterly rolling forecasts and ensure variances are investigated

Some key attributes for this role are:
  • Highly numeric with strong analytical and problem solving skills to interpret complex data
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to conflicting tight deadlines
  • Can effectively communicate financial information at all levels
  • Capable of challenging and developing existing relationships
  • Excellent excel skills

If you are interested in this role then please forward your CV and availability to

At Robert Walters Group, we endeavour to contact all candidates to register their details. However, due to the high number of applications we receive, if we have not reached out to you within 72 hours, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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