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Commercial Project Accountant

Michael Page
South Yorkshire, England, Sheffield
GBP56000 - GBP63000 per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Education and training
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Michael Page are recruiting for a Commercial Project Accountant to join a Higher Education organisation based in Sheffield.

Client Details

The client is a Russel Group University based in Sheffield. They are looking for a Commercial Project Accountant to join in a newly created commercial role. The role offers excellent opportunity to work with a range of senior stakeholders and sit on the finance leadership team. The client offers a very competitive benefits package including a market leading holidays and pension package. The client offers a range of career opportunities and hybrid working.


As the Commercial Project Accountant you will report into the Commercial Director, duties of the role will include but are not limited to, planning and delivering on all aspects of financial management for a range of projects, working with colleagues and non-finance stakeholders from conception to project delivery, drive collaboration across teams, designing and delivering business cases for proposed investment projects, improving processes, ensure financial aspects and key terms are consistent with business case and risk analyses, deal with queries and other ad hoc duties.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully Qualified Accountant ESSENTIAL
  • Have worked with a range of stakeholders including senior finance professionals and non-finance members of staff ESSENTIAL
  • Have developed complex business cases for capital and revenue projects ESSENTIAL
  • Have worked within a financial project management role previously ESSENTIAL

Job Offer

£56,500- £63,500 + 30 days holiday + bank holidays + Christmas closure days + hybrid working + Sheffield based + permanent role + market leading pension


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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