Assistant Accountant - (Project Accountant)

England, Surrey, Walton-On-Thames
£27000 - £30000 per annum
12 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Chris Royce
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Working as part of a team, the post holder will be responsible for a variety of financial aspects of a consulting project's lifecycle. They will work closely with and provide financial support to several different internal stakeholder groups including the Consulting group.

Client Details

A forward thinking business based in the Walton-On-Thames area, with free parking provided and very easy access via public transport.


The Assistant Accountant - (Project Accountant) role involves;

Project Accounting

* Maintenance of project accounting system (TimeatWork) ensuring client and project records are correctly configured and links to other financial systems are functional (SUN accounts, Microsoft CRM and BI Reports).

* Awarding of new Consulting contracts: Collection of necessary start up project data, budgets, resourcing, margins, client contacts, PO's, invoicing

* Maintain accurate live data of all planned invoices

* Month end accruals for subcontractors and reimbursable income

* Preparation of all Consulting fees and reimbursable invoices with necessary supporting documentation

* Preparation of monthly backup for Time & Material based projects, approval and billing

* Perform Consulting WIP reconciliations, follow up activities and month end revaluations

* Resolve any client queries regarding related invoices issued to ensure prompt payment

* Provide credit control support to facilitate the payment of all Consulting invoices

Time Recording

* Creation and maintenance of employee records ensuring they are correctly configured and links to other financial systems are functional (SUN accounts, Empower and BI Reports).

* Ensure employee data for resourcing is current, including holidays, available hours, staff numbers and billable utilization targets

* Follow up and reallocation of unapproved hours as necessary

Other responsibilities

* Provide ad-hoc support and cover to UK payable function when needed

* Provide ad-hoc support and cover to Project Accountant for Technology and Business Analyst

* Other duties as delegated by manager


The ideal candidate for the Assistant Accountant - (Project Accountant), will;

  • be either AAT Qualified, or part-qualified CIMA/ACCA, or have equivalent experience
  • have worked in a similar role
  • ideally have project related Finance/Accounts experience (not essential)
  • ideally have experience with the systems; SUN & TimeatWork (not essential)
  • live in a commutable distance to Walton-On-Thames

Job Offer

The Assistant Accountant - (Project Accountant) role offers a competitive salary of between £27-30,000 + benefits + study support (please apply for finer details).

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