Project accountant

Job Title: Project accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 29/06/2020
Reference: 14097176/001_1590750316
Contact Name: Neil Mantle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2020 12:05

Job Description

Great opportunity to join a growing and succesful property development business in Derbyshire.

Wororking for the MD providing critical financial and commercial support to the project delivery team.

Client Details

Autonomous division of a national commercial property development business, based in Derbyshire.


This is a business partnering role with an element of Month end reporting;

  • Production of financial reporting and forecasting for projects
  • Partner with project managers and management team in various decision making
  • Monitor budget movements and provide movement summary
  • Review purchase order requests and validate against budget and estimates
  • Cash forecast review, monitor spend tracking and working capital performance
  • Actively participate in developing project estimates to assist in budgeting process with inputs on project spend and payables estimation
  • Track cost overruns vs budgets, forecasts
  • Manage general cost control - Review areas of overspend during periodical estimation process and ensure scope changes are routed through change request process


You will be a hands on, commercially minded accountant with experience of project / contract accounting in construction, infrastructure services, civil engineering.

Strong interpersonal skills are key, you will know when and how to challenge in a constructive fashion, have the confidence to stand by your numbers and the proactive mindset to spot opportunities to improve profitability

Job Offer

45-50k on a full or part time basis