Interim Project Accountant

  • Job Reference: 51565
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Walker Dendle Financial Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, paid hols, pension, life insurance, income protection & PMI
  • Sector: Qualified
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Dendle
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8408 9999

Job Description

The Role

12 month FTC working for an innovative, high growth & dynamic industry leader, to cover the secondment onto a project of the current project accountant; potential to become permanent.

The successful candidate will have relevant project accounting and finance experience, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and strong communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing finance support to Project Managers / Quantity Surveyors including providing costing information from the Accounting system
  • Check and challenge the accuracy of costs / revenues on Cost Value Reconciliations (CVR’s)
  • Extracting data from the CVR’s and processing monthly accruals
  • Check deferred revenue calculations on CVR vs cost incurred / certified revenue and extracting data from CVR’s re deferred revenue and posting on Accounting system
  • Working with Project Managers / Quantity Surveyors on project profitability
  • Reconcile revenue / deferred revenue / cost accruals / margins per CVR’s to profitability schedule
  • Maintaining retention records for customers and suppliers and posting retention journals
  • Producing profitability schedule at month end
  • Provide project accounting and finance support to in Manchester
  • Produce monthly reports / packs and Executive summaryWorking with the Commercial Team to review and develop processes
  • Working with the team on Navision implementation and being the Finance Project support
  • Lead forecast / Budgeting processes and monthly variance analysis vs Budget / forecast
  • Anaplan (Group reporting tool) reporting – monthly / forecast / budget

The Successful Applicant

  • Fully qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA
  • Experienced in Project Accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in all other Microsoft office suite
  • Proficiency in Sage Line 200 / Navision
  • Ability to travel to the Manchester office on a regular basis and to other sites occasionally
  • Strong team working skills, good eye for detail, accurate, ability to solve problems and resolve queries in a timely manner
  • Able to take own initiative, be confident, able to prioritise & deal with individuals at all levels
  • Experience of working in the construction industry highly desirable otherwise a proven track record in project accounting in a low volume, high value environment



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