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Project Accountant

  • Salary: Up to £42000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Financial Analyst, FP & A, Management Accountant, Project Accountant
  • Date posted: 01/10/2018
  • Job reference: J386085A

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This global organisation in the engineering services sector are looking to hire a Project Accountant to work within the Defence Technology sector of their business, based in Bristol.

A real business partnering role, supporting Project Managers and other senior stakeholders with all financial aspects involved in the delivery of major engineering projects, integral to the business and their clients.

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 engineering projects within the defence engineering sector

About your new role

Key duties will include:

  • Production of financial information for quarterly forecasting, budget and performance information for the contracts in your portfolio.
  • To produce meaningful and accurate financial reports to show contract performance, explaining variances from budget and previous forecasts
  • Assist the project managers in their understanding of the financial issues and risks before they arise
  • Provide input on forecast, variances and margin at monthly project review meetings
  • To submit/produce contract invoices, in line with current procedures and compile cash forecasts in line with the company requirements.
  • Ad hoc project reporting
  • Delivery of appropriate revenue and profit treatment for your designated contracts at month end
  • Continuous review of current processes and procedures to improve efficiency

About you

  • Qualified Accountant, preferably ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Min 3 year's industry experience in Management Accountant or Project Accountant position
  • Industry experience within Defence, Engineering or similar is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable dealing with stakeholders of all seniority levels
  • Proficient in using MS Excel, with the ability to pick up new platforms quickly

Applicants must have, or be able to obtain, SC security clearance

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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