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Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Denham, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + + study support + benefits
REF: MTF15059_4_1573571855
Contact Name: Matt Funge
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Project Accountant
Denham, Buckinghamshire
£47,000 - £55,000 + study support + benefits

Job overview
Our client, an international healthcare provider serving a number of global markets, is looking for an accomplished Project Accountant to join their team to assist with a particular set of projects which are in progress in the Middle East region. Reporting into the Finance Director, the role will assist with budgets and forecasts for the projects as well as closely supporting the commercial teams on an ongoing basis.

Key responsibilities
* Closely assisting the commercial teams, providing support and advice as required
* Production of the monthly financial reports for review by senior level colleagues
* Production and analysis of the financial KPIs relating to the projects
* Taking the lead on the company's profit & loss, forecasting, and cashflow processes - updating on at least a quarterly basis (P&L) / monthly basis (forecasting and cashflow)
* Continuous expansion of the projects' profile & loss / cashflow forecasts, to enable effective analysis as required
* Thoroughly review the past project spend and compare to the previous forecasts, to ensure that future forecasts are as accurate as possible
* Account for foreign exchange movements and foresee these with reasonable accuracy
* Maintain detailed electronic reports so that the company is well placed to satisfy UK Export Finance audits
* Support the annual financial returns process for the whole company
* Offer support to the audit related activities as required
* Some financial analysis as per the needs of the business
* Some treasury management as per the needs of the business

Experience required
* CIMA or ACCA part qualified, with a view to completing studies soon
* Degree level education preferred (completed professional qualification accepted as an alternative)
* Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel
* In-depth experience in financial modelling and data analysis
* Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics is advantageous
* Competent IT user in everyday programs such as Microsoft Office suite
* Confident communicator with ability to build relationships and lead colleagues as required
* Previous involvement in dealing with foreign currencies is beneficial

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