Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oxford
Salary: £42k - 45k per year + + Excellent Benefits
Reference: RB14653
Contact Name: Issy Simons
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2021 14:56

Job Description

Do you want to work on a large project that effects countries across the globe? Are you experienced in leading on projects from a finance perspective? If so, this could be the role for you!

Our client is a complex, International organisation who are looking for a Project Accountant to work on large scale, a multi-million-pound project. This role is on a 14-month fixed term contract, and there will be a requirement to go into their Oxford based offices 3 times a week when government guidelines allow.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead on the production of project budgets and forecasts, including analysis of costs and cashflow.
  • Be the ‘go-to’ point of contact for all financial matters relating to the project.
  • Produce financial reports for the senior managers working across the project to ensure the financial performance is fully understood.
  • Manage the day-to-day work of a Finance Officer, overseeing the invoice process, reconciliations and other transactional finance matters.
  • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure the project is compliant with statutory and internal control requirements.
  • Work with the wider finance team to manage any audit queries relating to the project.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully or part qualified accountant.
  • Have significant experience of project financial management.
  • Possess exceptional stakeholder management skills, dealing with them effectively across all levels.
  • Be a confident user of all Microsoft Office packages including Excel.