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Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Posted 2 October 2018 by Sharp Consultancy
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An interesting charity based in York currently seeks an experienced Project Accountant for a 6 month contract.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be responsible for controlling and monitoring income and costs on multiple projects, including reporting on variances and forecasting outturn. The individual will act as a liaison between the Finance, project delivery teams and support function teams.

The role will also be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and validity of the content of their allocated Balance Sheet accounts and may include monthly payroll verification.

The Project Accountant's primary responsibilities are to provide a comprehensive accounting service to all staff which will include but is not limited to the following:-
*Monthly management accounts production, reporting and analysis:
*Interface with budget holders on (at least) a fortnightly basis
*Monitor project performance, supporting teams in their understanding of financial performance
*Drive consistency and predictability in month/quarterly financials
*Investigate and report on project margins, variances and forecasts, highlighting risks and proposed actions
*Monitor and report to the Head of Finance any issues regarding the impact of revenue recognition matters
*Ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial data and information, immediately reporting to the Head of Finance if issues are found
*Process monthly journals
*Monthly Balance Sheet, accruals and deferrals reconciliations undertaken, fully documented and narrated
*Assist with monthly cashflow forecasting
*Undertake allocated month end tasks.

For this role you will ideally be a CCAB qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) and be available straight away to commit to a 6 month contract. The organisation can also offer a generous holiday allowance and pension contribution.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Reference: 36259252

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