Project Accountant

  • Location

    Telford, Shropshire

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  • Salary:

    £200 - £210 per day

  • Contact:

    Andrew Pennycook

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Momths

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Project Accountant
6 Months

Responsible for a growing part of our business. The role will encompass the following: - Month end close cycle including - closing out the actuals, flash reporting, group reporting, balance sheet reviews, management reviews of the business performance, analysing performance to budget and sales v capacity view. - A strong communicator that can work with stakeholders at different levels in the organisation.

  • Preparation of monthly actuals and YEL forecasts, and the interpretation of variances from a financial, commercial and delivery perspective.
  • Produce and interpret a detailed monthly reporting pack and present the financial position at monthly reviews to senior management.
  • Understand business risk factors, materiality, revenue recognition principles. Proactive business analysis.
  • To be actively involved in improving reporting and processes across Finance.
  • Close liaison with Operations, Programme/Project Managers and Project Analysts, displaying confidence to support and challenge.
  • To understand a complex client contract and its financial implications on the business.
  • Close liasion with the Commercial team both in providing support on request and to resolve commercial issues.
  • Identify and address issues which affect business performance.
  • Good understanding of balance sheet control. Produce regular and adhoc reports and analysis to support the client Account financial obligations, and to assist in decision making.


  • MS Office
  • Advanced Excel
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Strong Communicator