Project Finance Assistant

Posted 26 June by Reed Accountancy
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Project Finance Assistant 

Cambridge (hybrid - one day home working per week)

£28,000-£32,000 per annum

We are looking for a Finance Projects Administrator to join our client's busy Project Finance Team. This role is integral to the reporting on our projects and requires a candidate who can navigate a complex finance environment with precision and a correct-first-time work ethic. The successful candidate will be adept at communication within a culturally diverse community and will support the finance department with the administration of project cost claims and queries.

Day to Day of the Role:
  • Act as the first point of contact for all project-related queries, coordinating through to resolution.
  • Coordinate project submissions and cost claims with international partners.
  • Manage project reporting for assigned projects and provide support to the Project Reporting System.
  • Understand and apply EC project rules relevant to the projects.
  • Validate expense claims from project partners and coordinate the approval of our own project cost claims.
  • Track and validate evidence for project travel claims and prepare audit files.
  • Offer administrative support during project audits and ensure accurate data entry into EC project portals.
  • Coordinate project reporting via the project intranet and support the Finance Team with general finance administration.
  • Provide holiday cover for the financial reporting admin team and manage finance post, filing, scanning, and archiving of finance documents.
  • Administer the general purchase ledger email inbox and offer first-line support to supplier queries.
  • Undertake other duties as may reasonably be required.
Working Arrangements:
  • Flexible-hybrid model with weekly office visits required.
  • Office presence majority of the time with some flexibility available.
  • Business travel may be required occasionally.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Strong skills with Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong customer focus with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload effectively.
Core Competencies:
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Customer focus.
  • Self-motivation and commitment to results.
  • Innovation and improvement.
  • Teamwork.
  • Communication and influence.
  • Flexibility.
  • Planning and organising.

Please apply now for more information.

Reference: 52759534

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