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Project Accountant

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Part-qualified & Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009197_1624369042

Cedar are currently looking for two Project Accountants to join a consultancy initially on a 3 month temporary basis with the potential to go permanent.

Based in Central London. (working from home 4 days and in the office 1 day per week- compulsory)

This role will be paying up to £151.00 per day PAYE (including holiday pay).

Main duties include:


  • Produce all draft invoices for all designated areas and distribute to Project Manager for review.

  • Ensure responses are collated and actioned in a timely manner.

  • Liaise with other team members to ensure resolution of all queries.

  • Ensure invoices are sent to clients and relevant cut-off deadlines are met.

Project Management

  • Process PIFs and set-up all new projects within EBS in line within agreed timeframes.

  • Ensure all contract variances and changes to revenue are reflected within approved forecasts on EBS in a timely basis.

  • Work with Project Managers and team members to ensure forecast costs to completion are up-to-date.

  • Raising of project related purchase requisitions and tracking purchase orders.

  • Ensure all timesheets are completed accurately and in a timely fashion.

  • Assisting project managers with financial and accounting issues.

  • Assist Project Accountants and the wider finance team on an ad-hoc basis.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Previously experience of working with accounting systems and ERP, ideally EBS and Oracle.

  • Competency in MS Office, specifically Excel.

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail.

  • Strong understanding of processes and ability to work within a framework to make things happen.

  • Analytic with strong academic background.

  • Proven experience of working in a finance role, ideally with project accounting experience.

  • Structured and organised in their approach and able to manage projects.

  • Must be a team player, willing to step into the wider team roles when required.

  • A good communicator and collaborate effectively with a broad range of non -financial staff.

  • Able to work comfortably in an agile environment with the ability to make rapid decisions in a fast-moving company.

If you are interested in this role, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.