A leading Consumer organization who are an instantly recognizable brand, are currently recruiting for a Project Accountant to oversee the construction of their new production lines. You will be accountable for monitoring the progress of the project, looking into variances, and making sure the project comes in on budget, bringing financial stewardship as a member of the Project Leadership team.

Accountabilities of the successful Project Accountant:

  • Ensure project forecasts are updated with accurate costs and revenues monthly
  • Analysing all project expenses and providing commentary
  • Provide a monthly report on project variances
  • Monthly cashflow forecasting
  • Keep a register of Key financial risks to Project with mitigating actions
  • Managing financial systems to collate project related records, including contracts and PO’s
  • Ensure contract terms are adhered to
  • Monitoring of billing milestones to ensure accurate invoicing from suppliers
  • Attendance at weekly/monthly project meetings
  • Presenting project progression to SLT/Board
  • Assistance with provision of data for annual audits and liaising with auditors
  • Project close out reconciliations

Skills, abilities and Education background:

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified accountant
  • Prince 2 Qualified / Studier
  • Experience of working on a Multimillion-pound construction project
  • Advanced Excel/systems skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Effective communicator with ability to challenge
  • Ability to present and explain financial speak to non-financial stakeholders

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: £70-80,000 + benefits

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