Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Reference: 3583810_1556614452
Contact Name: Zara Newman
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2019 09:54

Job Description

£40,000 - £50,000, Project Accountant, Cambridge

Your new company
Your new role as Project Accountant will be working for a global independent company with a turnover of £2.7 billion delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on the land and sea.

Your new role
*Responsibility for all financial aspects of allocated projects; ensuring effective budgeting, forecasting, management and reporting of the projects, including consolidation into business unit results on a monthly basis *Business partnering with associated project teams, providing finance leadership, governance, advice and information to support project managers (PMs) and programme directors (PDs) *Provide finance leadership at contract and bid reviews, providing insight and information as required *Occasional supervisory responsibility for junior finance staff including education and development specifically in project accounting and reporting *Promoting and operating a comprehensive control environment *Supporting the project and Senior Leadership Teams in investment decisions and financial risk in current operations and bid work *Responsibility for balance sheet reconciliations for allocated projects, and driving continuous improvement in month end reporting disciplines *Awareness and active management of foreign exchange risk

What you'll need to succeed
*Strong technical ability and post qualification experience, preferably with proven experience in the area of long term contract accounting; *Desire to drive continuous improvement into existing processes; *Analysing and presenting complex problems in the absence of perfect information; *Excellent verbal and written communication skills, clear and concise thought processes and the ability to lead others to a conclusion; *Preparation of high quality financial analysis and reports for key internal stakeholders; *Self-motivation and proactive approach to work, as this role requires a high degree of autonomy and independent thought to identify and creatively solve problems; *Working and engaging with non-finance personal and managing differing interests; *A thorough understanding of foreign exchange currency exposure management and risk mitigation

What you'll get in return
You will receive a a competitive salary, excellent pension, 25 days holiday + lots more.

What you need to do now
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