Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Glasgow
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -102020-1240279_1604421525
Contact Name: Stuart Weekes
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 03, 2020 16:38

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit a Project Accountant on a contract basis to cover a busy period. This role will be remote, possibly for the duration of the assignment

Client Details

Our client is a market leader in their field


The role will entail but won't be exclusive of:

  • Assisting Project Managers with the overall project accounting from the start to the finish of the project, and taking ownership of the financial systems required for this
  • Producing monthly profit and loss reports for projects and assisting Project Managers with the production of monthly project variances of actuals v budgets and forecasts
  • Help improve the measurement of projects profitability at the tender/feasibility stage
  • Assisting with the preparation of quarterly P&L and Capex forecasts and cashflow projections
  • Assist with the preparation of business cases for board approval for major project and capital spend
  • Help to educate and encourage all staff to take more responsibility over the financial aspects of the projects that they are doing and the overhead costs that they are incurring
  • To assist the Finance Controller with any ad hoc requests


The successful candidate requires as a minimum:

  • Qualified Accountant ACA/ACAS/ ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Good knowledge of IFRS
  • Able to take a strategic and commercial view and create solutions that are congruent with the company strategy
  • Experience of working in a similar role in a similar type of industry
  • Excellent communicator at all levels, both written and verbal
  • IT literate with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Able to work independently and as part of a core team

Due to the urgent nature only candidates with one weeks notice or less will be considered for the role

Job Offer

A long term contract in a fast growing business and team