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Project Accountant

  • Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Sector: Management Accountant, Project Accountant
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90043

This global organisation in the engineering services sector are looking to hire a Project Accountant to work within the marine sector of their business, based at Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth.

You will provide accurate and timely financial information and advice relating to all areas of responsibility to Business Unit and Project Managers to enable them to exercise effective financial control over the area to maximise value for money, cashflow and profitability.

A qualified accountant, you will be comfortable in managing the financial reporting, forecasting and performance analysis for long-term projects or contracts.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary up to £42,000 per annum
  • Flexible benefits including pension scheme, cycle to work and 25 days holiday
  • Permanent position with a true industry leader
  • Work on exciting major projects within the marine engineering sector

About your new role

Key duties will include:

  • Production and analysis of accounts in accordance with the issued monthly timetable
  • Maintain the integrity of data that supports the accounts maintaining full audit trails for both internal and external audit purposes
  • Production of monthly Project Status Packs for management reviews in conjunction with the respective Project Teams. These packs are also to be prepared on a quarterly basis for Senior Management review
  • Raising customer invoices in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the contract terms and conditions and management information requirements
  • Production of Cost Certificates/statements for MoD in accordance with the contract terms and conditions
  • Production of the annual budget and quarterly information in conjunction with Project/Centre Managers
  • Financial support to bidding activities

About you

  • Qualified Accountant, preferably ACCA/CIMA
  • Background in project (or cost) accounting highly desirable
  • Industry experience within Defence, Engineering or similar is desirable
  • A confident and self-motivated team player
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels in the hierarchy
  • Proficient in using MS Excel, with the ability to pick up new platforms quickly

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact Alex Benton on 0117 9309 748 for further information.

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