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Project Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Didcot, England, Oxfordshire
GBP38000.0 - GBP42000.0 per annum + £38,000-£42,000 DOE PA
Closing date
20 Oct 2023

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Science and technology
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established company based in South Oxfordshire. The purpose of the role is to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, collaborating with finance staff across the company and supporting the management accounting service.

Your new role
As the successful candidate, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure turnover and profit are accurately assessed in line with accounting standards each month
  • Prepare and review accruals, invoice schedules and invoices
  • Assist in preparation of accurate financial results and commentaries
  • Provide financial advice and make recommendations to all levels and ensure compliance with financial procedures
  • Production of monthly project/contract summary reports & governance checks for business lines
  • Support with completion of annual budget and any forecasts required
  • Report and explain variances between budgets and forecasts

What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate you will need:

  • Stakeholder management experience with the ability to confidently manage and prioritise deadlines
  • Experience delivering results under tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Experience presenting to stakeholders and clients

What you'll get in return
As the successful candidate, you will receive:

  • £38-42k salary
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Study support if required
  • Medical cover
  • Progression opportunities
  • Flexible hybrid working pattern
  • And much more

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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