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Project Accountant

Project Accountant

  • Location

    Essex

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Morrison

  • Contact email:

    chrism@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008356_1588608489

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    03 Jun 00:00

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

A PE backed Engineering consultancy is actively seeking to appoint a Project Accountant to support a new pipeline of high-profile UK infrastructure projects. The role is based in Essex with occasional travel to project sits in the South East.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business partner and foster relationships with Project Managers
  • Drive high quality financial/commercial performance through understanding the contractual commitments
  • Prepare accurate contract reports in line with monthly company timetable including full P&L account with analysis and commentary
  • Continually review, maintain and improve cash-flow, margins and reporting
  • Ensure full substantiation of all accruals, un-billed revenue and WIP
  • Ad-hoc reporting as requested by Commercial Finance Director
  • Ensure aligned contract management practices
  • Active management of overheads whilst seeking out areas for efficiencies for savings

Key Desirables:

  • Recently Qualified ACCA/CIMA Qualified (or latter stage Finalist)
  • Project accounting experience, covering either: JV, WIP or Contracts