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Project Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Bristol
GBP50000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + £50,000 - £65,000
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Defence and military
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
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Job Details

Your new company
Hays is currently recruiting a global group with its headquarters here in Europe to recruit a Project Accountant. They design, develop and produce state-of-the-art equipment and software and this is a key member of the project team that will drive financial performance and reporting.
Your new role
Reporting to the Financial Controller, this is a broad role covering both commercial finance and financial reporting. It will include:

  • Finance Business partner with the business unit ensuring they are delivering agreed KPIs
  • Financially accountable for both internal and external reporting
  • Daily liaison with customers
  • Posting of journals to SAP and helping increase project accuracy
  • Support in future bid processes, including cash flow information, assessment of tax, commercial or financial risks.
  • Analysis and presentation of performance.
  • Deputise for the Financial Controller where required.
  • Financial Modelling and application of contract changes

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a qualified accountant, ideally with project accounting or long-term contract knowledge. It would be a bonus if you had used SAP and you should have advanced excel skills. In addition, you should have a strong commercial acumen with the ability to drive forward financial strategies. It would be beneficial if you worked in large matrix organisations.

What you'll get in return
The role offers a lot of flexibility with 1 -2 days per week in the office, although some travel will be required to other offices in the South West. In addition, they offer flexible working and a range of other benefits to suit you. Salary is competitive and comes with a bonus.

What you need to do now

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