Project Accountant

Posted 9 April by Robert Walters Easy Apply

A fantastic contact opportunity to work for an employer of choice in the Hertfordshire area. Project Accountant for a period of 12 months, taking responsibility for two IT Transformation Programmes, and vendor management.

My client, a FTSE 100 listed household name and market leader, require a Project Accountant to perform project accounting, forecasting, and vendor management on two critical IT Transformation programmes, covering finance and people.

Main responsibilities;

  • Support senior technology directors to deliver programmes
  • Partner the senior technical programme managers to understand, report and forecast costs
  • Agreeing and providing insight on performance KPI's through regular meetings with technology stakeholders
  • Capturing information required to enable accurate accounting of capital and operating costs
  • Vendor management; attendance at operational and commercial vendor meetings representing financial matters
  • Working with shared service centre to ensure invoice and purchase order queries are dealt with quickly and efficiently
  • Liaising with finance contacts in the Programme Management Office (PMO) to provide insight and commentary on the programmes.
  • Keeping technology finance team informed on key risks and opportunities arising from the programmes.

Ideal candidate and experience required:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experience of business partnering with finance and IT, working closely with various functions
  • Reporting, budgeting and forecasting background
  • Vendor/Contract management
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Retail/FMCG industry or sector background preferred.
  • Meticulous attention to detail

I would like to hear from you if you meet the skills and experience as detailed above, and if so, please do send an updated CV to

Required skills

  • PMO
  • IT
  • Project

Reference: 34854728

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