Project Accountant

Location
England, West Sussex, Crawley
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Ref
14033317/001
Contact
Samantha Day
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Our client is looking for a Project Accountant to join their Accountancy Team at their office in Crawley for 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

Client Details

Our client is looking for a Project Accountant to join their Accountancy Team at their office in Crawley for 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

Description

Main Duties

  • Review monthly cost reports making adjustments as required / follow up where further explanations are required.
  • Review / prepare / assist with month end journals to be posted into SAP to ensure accurate reporting of project spend.
  • Produce / review monthly management reports and commentary outlining variance to forecasts for capital spend by programme.
  • Maintain accurate schedule of risks & opportunities for inclusion
  • Prepare month end reports that clearly show the operational and financial performance of capital programmes.
  • Variance analysis and explanation
  • Provide financial support as necessary and relevant, and be the first point of finance contact to the project managers
  • Review and challenge project cost plans to ensure actual data is accurate and forecasts are realistic. Where variances to plan exist, investigate further and be able to explain all differences
  • Provide support in the creation of capital business cases (and overhead ones where relevant), ensuring that the financial elements are soundly based and realistic
  • Support in the close out of capital projects, assisting the production of the project analysis sheet and ensuring all purchase orders are closed out in a timely manner
  • Apply commercial/operational understanding to investigate any unusual patterns of spend against approvals, expected project durations, further spend etc. with the view to ensuring capitalisations are correct.

Profile

The successful candidate

  • Newly qualified ACCA or CIMA studier
  • Proven ability to build and develop strong networks
  • Strong eye for detail and ability to prioritise workloads and conflicting priorities
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Proven ability to work successfully as part of team
  • Competent to a high standard using Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good working knowledge of SAP desirable but not essential.

Job Offer

Project Accountant

Crawley

£35,000 - £45,000

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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