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Project Accountant

Posted 2 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Temp - Perm Accountant - Central London - ACCA/CIMA Consultancy Business

Your new company
My client provide technology and network services to many of the UK most mission-critical operational systems
business. The business is based in the West End of London are seeking an experienced Accountant to join the team on a temp - perm basis. The salary is paying up to £38,000 + study.

Your new role
You will be working as part of the Transport Finance team providing financial reporting, analysis and support for the London Major Projects business. You need to be a motivated individual who is a very accurate completer finisher who thrives in a busy team environment. This is a solid management accounting role suitable for a more junior accountant looking to move into Management Accounting or for an existing management accountant looking to build on their experience.

Daily duties will include:

  • Providing support for all financial aspects of an end to end business unit, working closely with the Senior Management Accountant & London Major Projects Team.
  • Production of accurate and timely financial information on a monthly basis - mainly project profit and loss accounts, revenue recognition, forecasts, accruals, wip and reconciliation of project costs within Oracle.
  • Building P&Ls from scratch for new projects awards and working closely with Project Management team to ensure robust review of sales, costs and margin for the whole life of the project.
  • Working closely with the project delivery team to ensure financial controls are in place and updated accordingly
  • Month end procedures including sales accruals/retentions, journals, over / under overhead recovery analysis, orderbook.
  • Financial reporting - P&L month, YTD & full year commentary
  • Assist in the production of P&L forecasts and annual budgets.
  • Understand variances to prior forecast & budget.
  • Monthly cash flow and invoicing forecast.
  • Identify and improve financial processes to ensure effective information is provided to aid decision making and improve business performance as well as improving financial reporting and control.
  • Liaising with external auditors and addressing queries.

What you'll need to succeed

  • AAT Qualified or Part-Qualified CIMA/ACCA Accountant.
  • Minimum 5 GCSE's grade A-C with at least B in Mathematics.
  • Strong communication skills
  • A minimum of

What you'll get in return

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
  • An employee-funded car leasing scheme
  • Occupational health support

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