Project Accountant

Ref: 3178| Posted: 2nd Jan 20182018-01-02

This vacancy is now closed


Project Accountant

If you love continued challenges and having plenty of balls in the air, then this is a perfect role. Must have the ability to thoroughly analyse and get into the detail of over 20 major projects with many more small-scale projects.

Need to have the ability to affect change and while they expect you to make ripples they certainly don’t want a tornado

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide monthly project finance reports/dashboards and lead monthly financial reviews with project management and project teams.
  • Regular review and margin analysis for key projects.
  • Analyse and report on Forex impact on projects.
  • Update engineering and project manager contract forecast costs in line with project manager’s latest view.
  • Update contract manufacturing forecast costs, where appropriate, using SAP costing programs or current forecasts from project managers.
  • Produce monthly SAP PS Module Project financial report.
  • Produce monthly contract financial summaries.
  • Check and approve ATOs (Amendments to Order).
  • Be proactive and liaise regularly with project managers on their project margins and results.
  • Maintain Key Project Summary for FD.
  • Attend project reviews.
  • Upload WBS element structures for new projects into SAP.
  • Improve project reports and assist in training project managers on use.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous Accounting and Financial Analyst experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good SAP FICO/projects knowledge advantageous.
  • Project accounting knowledge
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Accountancy qualification – mid-stage studier or higher (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)

However, it’s not just about what you can do on paper, communication skills are of great importance to this role too. You’ll be working with a wide range of stakeholders to ensure reporting requirements are met. So, if you’re a people person, with excellent analytical skills, paired with experience in Project Accountancy,

Please apply now or contact me directly Lisa Phillips 077795 613193