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Project Accountant/Business Partner

Michael Page
Derby, Derbyshire, England
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Responsibility for Project Accounting and Finance Business Partnering activities to support project teams. To assist in the delivery of accurate and timely financial information and to help establish and maintain a robust project governance & control environment.

Client Details

A leading worldwide business operating within the transportation industry, services include the provision of equipment, systems and other value add particularly within the freight rail sector.


A key member of local project teams, presenting financial results and forecasts at monthly project reviews. * Prepare project EAC models (Estimates at Completion) ensuring forecasts are robust and updated with monthly actuals. * Report on Risks & Opportunities ensuring identified line items are valued accurately and mitigation actions are closed out. * Report project revenue progress ensuring key contract milestones are achieved and invoiced in a timely manner. * Attend Material, Operations, Project Management and Engineering Labour 'cost to complete' meetings. Ensure costs to date are accurate with any variances fully understood. * Support the cash flow reporting and forecasting requirements of the business and attend cashflow reviews * Support the month end reporting process ensuring adherence to strict Corporate deadlines (sales reconciliations, cost of sale calculations, order backlog, inventory and project balance sheet reconciliations) * Assist with any external and internal audit requirements ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. * Ensure compliance with group accounting policies and the relevant statutory accounting standards (UK & US GAAP) * Support the bidding process for targeted new projects * Contribution to strategic plans to develop UK business


Experience of Long-Term Contract Accounting
Working in project teams
Excellent communication skills
Experience of presenting
financial information
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Able to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines
Business/Customer orientated
Excellent organisational and prioritising skills

Job Offer


Hybrid working - 2 days in the office, 3 from home

Excellent benefits package

Clearly define succession pathway


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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