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Senior Project Accountant

Job Title: Senior Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Industry:
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Reference: 3564001_1554371580
Contact Name: Joel Wray
Contact Email: Daxtra_uk1@hays.com
Job Published: April 04, 2019 10:53

Job Description

Senior Project Accountant - £55,000 - £75,000 + benefits


Your new company

This is a market-leading company who have been accredited for their success, and pride themselves on being exceptional employers who invest time and effort in their employee's development and fulfilment. You will be based out of a cutting-edge office in the centre of Cardiff surrounded by superb transport links, receiving annual salary reviews and an incredible bonus scheme


Your new role

This is a newly created role for the business, which has come about due to continued expansion. This role supports the UK finance manager and will join an existing team of high profile, predominantly ex big 4 / blue chip business accountants.

The role is highly commercial and you will have plenty of exposure to the business and its operational teams from day 1.

The main duties of this role will include ; -

  • Playing a lead role in project across the business, with a view to maximising profitability, reporting results to senior leadership
  • Overseeing annual expense and income budgets / re forecasts for the UK business
  • Improving cost management across the business by undertaking reviews to challenge cost effectiveness with department heads and investigating queries when necessary
  • Developing complex spreadsheet models to aid with business decision making and assessments of new products
  • Proactive monitoring of performance vs budget / re forecasts and summarising variances to senior leadership
  • Coaching and developing the team of project accountants with direct management or 1 or 2 qualified accountants



What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role you will need to be a qualified accountant, ideally ACA, but we would also consider ACCA / CIMA.

  • 5 years + PQE with a strong academic background
  • Commercial outlook / experience with cost management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Advanced excel


What you'll get in return

In return you will get a highly competitive package between £55,000 - £75,000 , this will be made up of shares and base salary. Base will be up to £50k, the rest will be made up of shares. You will also get flexible working, free gym membership, free fruit, pension, cycle to work and much more. This client genuinely offers great work life balance and career progression.

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