Project Accountant

  • Job Reference: 777200
  • Date Posted: 7 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Accept Fusion
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  • Location: Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £37,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + permanent employee benefits
  • Sector: Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Project Accountant

Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £37'000-£40,000 per annum (DOE)

We are currently recruiting for a Project Accountant for a permanent position based in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Responsibility for Project Accounting activities and to support project teams. To assist in the delivery of accurate and timely financial information and to help establish and maintain a robust project governance & control environment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

* A key member of local project teams, presenting financial results and forecasts at monthly project reviews.
* Prepare project EAC models (Estimates at Completion) ensuring forecasts are robust and updated with monthly actuals.
* Report on Risks & Opportunities ensuring identified line items are valued accurately and mitigation actions are closed out.
* Report project revenue progress ensuring key contract milestones are achieved and invoiced in a timely manner.
* Attend Material, Operations, Project Management and Engineering Labour 'cost to complete' meetings. Ensure costs to date are accurate with any variances fully understood.
* Support the cash flow reporting and forecasting requirements of the business and attend cashflow reviews
* Support the month end reporting process ensuring adherence to strict Corporate deadlines (sales reconciliations, cost of sale calculations, order backlog, inventory and project balance sheet reconciliations)
* Assist with any external and internal audit requirements ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
* Ensure compliance with group accounting policies and the relevant statutory accounting standards (UK & US GAAP)
* Support the bidding process for targeted new projects
* Contribution to strategic plans to develop UK business

Education & Qualifications

  • Qualified by Experience
  • Part qualified / Finalist (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)( desirable)

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience of Long-Term Contract Accounting
  • Working in project teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of presenting
  • financial information
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines
  • Business/Customer orientated
  • IT literate and fully conversant with Excel and other Microsoft office applications and MRP
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills

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