Project Accountant

Posted 14 August by Harcourt Matthews Ltd

This profitable international Construction, Design & Engineering group, t/o £2bn, operates through several key operating divisions and specialises in the design, planning and maintenance of some of the world`s most iconic buildings. Enjoying continued growth in recent years, the business has ambitious plans to capitalise on this success. As a result of an increasing number of projects, the group is currently seeking a qualified accountant to undertake a 3-month interim Project Accountant assignment role. Supporting a key specialist business unit, t/o £250m+, your broad and varied brief includes:

•Preparation & presentation of monthly management accounts for contracts & Joint Ventures
•Liaison with Project Finance & Commercial teams to ensure monthly deadlines are met
•Ownership of project balance sheets to ensure monthly reconciliations are completed & risk/aged debt is escalated as necessaey
•Ensuring Joint Venture accounts comply with agreements & parent charges are correctly costed
•Supporting quarterly forecasting & preparing forecast numbers for review
•Assisting in the review of financial reports to improve timeliness, accuracy & data quality

As an ACA ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant with strong Excel and management accounting skills, you will demonstrate experience of project accounting and financial contract/Joint Venture support, gained ideally within the Construction or Infrastrucutre sector. The role requires an energetic, enthusiastic approach, the ability to challenge the status quo and the gravitas to build strong business relationships. Immediate start available.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.

Required skills

  • ACA ACCA CIMA Qualified; Excel

Application questions

ACA ACCA CIMA Qualified?
Project/Contract/Joint Venture Accounting experience?
Available immediately or 1 weeks' notice?

Reference: 35815199

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