Senior Project Accountant - FTSE 100

Wales, Cardiff
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
03 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Ross Brown
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified

You will be working in a household named organisation based in Cardiff City Centre

Client Details

My client is a Household named, award winning FTSE 100 business based in Cardiff City Centre


This is an AMAZING opportunity for a Qualified Accountant who is looking for a move into one of the most recognisable and progressive brands in South Wales.

Reporting to the UK Finance manager, the Senior Project Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Developing a good understanding of the activities of the business and a strong working relationship with managers across the entire business, in order to be able to provide financial, numerical and procedural analysis for a variety of departments
  • Significant involvement in cost control processes, including assisting IT and Business Change teams to develop business cases for IT / operational business change programmes
  • Involvement in cost management processes and initiatives, and challenging cost variances across the organisation.
  • Significant involvement in the budgeting/forecasting process for the motor business, including revenue and expense lines
  • Development of complex spreadsheet models to aid with business decision-making and assessment of investment in systems, new products and testing campaigns
  • Pro-active monitoring of performance vs. budget / re-forecasts and summarising variances for senior management through meetings with heads of departments across the business
  • Providing general support and completing ad-hoc analysis as required by heads of departments across the business and Finance Managers
  • Developing new MI for use with new business ventures and testing campaigns
    Providing general support and completing ad-hoc tasks as required by heads of departments across the business in addition to Finance managers


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant (1-2 PQE) with a strong academic background and strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Experience of preparing investment business cases and cost management processes would be beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with and influence all types of people and all levels of management
  • Self-motivator, pro-active in all aspects of the role
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are essential, and proficiency in using other MS Word and PowerPoint

Job Offer

A very competitive salary of c£45,000 + (negotiable for the right person)

Amazing benefits including:

Flexible working

Overtime back in Lieu (up to 12 days annually)

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