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Project Accountant

Michael Page
London, City of London, England
GBP400 - GBP425 per day
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Public sector and government
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details


Client Details

Our client are a pivotal arms length body of Government.


  • Acting as key liaison point between Finance and the business, building in depth understanding of different business areas and performance and delivery priorities
  • Providing analysis to support decision making and using bench marking to highlight opportunities and add value
  • Supporting business areas with financial analysis to prepare for Spending Reviews, risk management and business planning processes
  • Leading on financial reporting, including analysing financial information and preparing summary reporting
  • Assessing accounting implications and providing accounting advice in accordance with international financial reporting standards and central government accounting rules
  • Building financial awareness and capability of non-finance staff within the business


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or overseas equivalent)
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • ability to build relationships both internally and externally
  • High level of competence in budget management, planning, forecasting and risk identification
  • background in either central Government or public sector

Job Offer

  • Competitive day rate
  • Hybrid working
  • immediate start


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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