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Project Accountant

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Part-qualified & Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009197_1624463822

Cedar are currently looking for a Project Accountant to join a consultancy on a permanent basis.

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

This role will be paying£40,000- £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)

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.