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Project Accountant- Fully Qualified

Ref: BROADBEAN_890371641312434

on 04 January 2022
Contract Type
£400 - £500

Project Accountant / Financial Accountant / ACCA / ACA / CIMA /FCA / AAT / ICAEW / ICAS /

One of our leading clients is looking to recruit a Project Accountant

Location - Remote/Wokingham

Duration - 6 months

Day Rate - £400-£500 per day Inside IR35

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop, standardise and embed project financial processes within the client
  • working closely with both the Portfolio and Programme Managers, and corporate finance teams
  • Support and guide Project Managers and Solution Engineering Managers to ensure good financial management practices are adhered to
  • Working with corporate finance, ensure guidance on committed (purchase orders) and transactional spend (budget transfers, central overheads recharge) are followed by projects
  • Support and guide Project Forecasts, both within year and future financial years (8 year financial plans) - provide overview of budgets and financial options
  • Work closely with the Business Consultants to determine future pipeline of projects and the potential financial implications
  • Submit approved output from investment planning processes (QRF and Business Plan), working with Business Consultants and Programme Managers to forecast and agree annual budget submission and quarterly updates to plan
  • Coach PMs in best accountancy practice
  • Act as point of contact for financial queries from stakeholders
  • Review portfolio submissions to ensure good finance practices are being followed
  • Support creation of investment papers and provide financial challenge
  • Understand and challenge what project finance figures are comprised of, ensure baseline cost forecast methodology consistency between projects
  • Manage with Investment Accounting central hopper overhead allocations to projects (review journal workings and any proposed changes to recovery %), acting as gatekeeper with regard to rules on who books to this code
  • Ensure that supporting month-end narratives for key financial metrics are captured by project management
  • Ensure finance holding account figures are reconciled and cleared-down on a regular basis

Experience of working in a regulated industry such as Financial Services, Insurance, Banking, Utilities or Telecoms is highly beneficial

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