Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894904_1528903961
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2018 16:32

Job Description

Your working within Project Accounting would prove a vital asset to my client.

Our client are a leading engineering Consultancy that specialise in support services managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects

Employee experience is a key factor in management decisions and your career development is seen as an important part of company strategy. In addition to salary, there is an attractive corporate benefits package and interviews are only 1 stage.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

My Client currently require the services of a Project Accountant on a Permanent basis. This role includes:
*Be responsible for the production of financial information for quarterly forecasting, budget and performance information for the contracts in their portfolio.
*To produce meaningful and accurate financial reports to show contract performance in order to explain variances from budget and previous forecasts in a way that gives confidence that a clear understanding is evident.
*To assist the project managers in their understanding of the financial issues so they are equipped to foresee financial risks before they arise and put in place adequate mitigation.
*To be the key financial contributor at the monthly PSR and Finance review meetings for their portfolio and be able to talk about the forecast, variances and margin.
*To submit/produce contract invoices, in line with current procedures and compile cash forecasts in line with the company requirements.
*To assist in the production of reports that are required by the Project Accounting function and within business streams relevant to their portfolio of contracts.
*To liaise with other parts of the group where necessary on intercompany contracts.
*To be responsible for the delivery of appropriate revenue and profit treatment for their designated contracts at month end.
*To be able to develop current processes and procedures to improve efficiency.
*To be flexible in approach and able to adapt to change and support ad-hoc reporting requirements.

About you:

*You will Be a qualified Accountant, preferably ACCA/CIMA.
*Have a background in project (or cost) accounting.
*Have experience within a defence or engineering environment.
*Be Have excellent communication skills with all levels
*Be proficient in using excel, with the ability to pick up new platforms quickly.

Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Project Accountant
Bristol, South West

Keywords: ACCA, CIMA, Accountancy, Finance, Cost, Project Management, Project, Forecasting

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a Permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.