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Project Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
West Midlands, Birmingham, England
GBP40000.0 - GBP42000.0 per annum + £40,000 - £42,000
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Banking, finance and investment
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
Hays have partnered with this organisation who are looking for a Project Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis to support a large transformation project that the organisation is embarking on.

Your new role
As the Project Accountant, you will support with the financial controls for key projects including; reporting, forecasting, budgeting and analysis.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the delivery of accurate project reporting information
  • Reporting on the organisation's project budgets and forecasts on a regular basis
  • Performing financial reviews
  • Support with the review and improvement of processes and procedures, to ensure that the financial control requirements are met
  • Supporting financial analysis for each business case
  • Advise on the allocation of project expenditure
  • Challenge stakeholders when necessary, tasking them with accountability.

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

  • Have prior experience in a project or cost accounting role
  • Have strong management accounts experience, particularly in budgeting and forecasting
  • Have a professional accountancy qualification- ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Finalist
  • Be highly analytical and have the ability to spot variances to reduce risk.

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary of up to £42,000 + bonus
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Flexible + hybrid working arrangements

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.
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