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Project Accountant

  • Location

    Glasgow

  • Sector:

    Transport / Logistics

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £200 - £250 per day

  • Job ref:

    JN -102020-1240279_1604421525

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    01-12-2020

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Michael Page

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

Description

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

Profile

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