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Project Accountant

  • Salary: £250 - £270 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: Project Accountant
  • Date posted: 09/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365910A
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My client is an international IT consultancy & services provider, based in Telford in the Midlands. They are looking for a part /newly qualified Project Accountant to join their team on a 6 month contract.
You should ideally be immediately available, or on a maximum of 1 week's notice.

Task Description

· Project Accountant providing financial support to business development projects
· Business Partnering to key senior stakeholders accross the business, close liaison with Operations, Programme/Project Managers and Project Analysts,
· Close liaison with the Commercial team both in providing support on request and to resolve commercial issues
· Preparation of monthly actuals and rolling 7 month forecasts, and the interpretation of variances from a financial, commercial and delivery perspective
· Good understanding of balance sheet control
· Produce and interpret a detailed monthly reporting pack and present the financial position at monthly reviews to senior management
· Proactive business analysis
· To understand a complex client contract and its financial implications on the business
· Produce regular and adhoc reports and analysis to support the financial obligations, and to assist in decision making

Key Skills

· Part / Newly Qualified Accountant
· Strong analytical skills, communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal.
· Strong commercial acumen
· Business partnering experience, having worked closely with the business and operations
· Knowledge of project accounting
· Oracle ERP experience
· Advanced Microsoft Excel skills