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Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Stansted Mountfitchet
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 18 Months
REF: NH 648 EF_1631888859
Contact Name: Nick Hallworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Project Accountant, Stansted
£80- £90kpa, FTC to Feburary 2023

Our client, an instantly recognisable brand with an exciting future is looking for a Project Accountant on a Fixed Term Contract until Feburary 2023. The Project Accountant will provide financial support for the construction of a new exciting project. They will be accountable for monitoring the progress of project, looking into variances, and making sure the project comes in on budget. Bring financial stewardship as a member of the Project Leadership team.

Key Duties:-
* Ensure project forecasts are updated with accurate costs and revenues monthly
* Analysing all project expenses and providing commentary
* Provide a monthly report on project variances
* Monthly cashflow forecasting
* Keep a register of Key financial risks to Project with mitigating actions
* Managing financial systems to collate project related records, including contracts and PO's
* Ensure contract terms are adhered to
* Monitoring of billing milestones to ensure accurate invoicing from suppliers
* Attendance at weekly/monthly project meetings
* Presenting project progression to SLT/Board
* Assistance with provision of data for annual audits and liaising with auditors
* Project close out reconciliations

Key Experience needed: -
* Experience of working on a Multimillion-pound construction project
* Fully qualified Accountant- CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA
* Ideally Prince 2 Qualified / Studier
* Advanced Excel/systems skills
* Outstanding attention to detail
* Effective communicator with ability to challenge
* Ability to present and explain financial speak to non-financial stakeholders

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.