Project Accountant

Project Accountant

  • Location

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently supporting a large manufacturing operation base in Telford who are recruiting for a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) to join them as a Project Accountant. The role offers great opportunity for progression, good benefits and offers hybrid working.

Key Duties: Project Accountant, Telford, £48,000

  • Liaise with project managers, the commercial team and planners to provide financial support to aid decision-making, identifying opportunities and vulnerabilities and supporting the close out of financial positions around key financial reporting dates. Maintaining strong relationships with internal and external customers and evaluating processes to ensure that robust, relevant and adequate financial controls are in place
  • Deliver accurate and consistent project reporting information to meet the needs of the project team and finance management with the required timescales of the business unit and the wider group
  • Deliver value adding and robust financial service to the project team and initiate continual review and improvement of processes and procedures to ensure that the financial control requirements of the business are met
  • Financial governance requirements including financial control framework and initiate continual review and improvement of processes and procedures to ensure that the financial control requirements of the business are met
  • Internal and External reporting and inputs into quarterly reporting
  • Provide support to Treasury regarding provision of hedging arrangements to de-risk foreign currency exchange rate exposure and to monitor and control timing of foreign currency payments or receipts against the deals once in place

Skills & Experience: Project Accountant, Telford, £48,000

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA or ACA) with 2 + years PQE
  • Experience of project accounting and IFRS15 would be advantageous, preferably within a manufacturing setting
  • Know how to navigate through a finance system (knowledge of SAP desirable but not essential)
  • Have experience with internal and external stakeholder management, being able to articulate complex financial problems to non-financial individuals
  • Strong business partnering skills with highly effective communication, persuasion and influencing skills at all levels
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to work across functions in the business

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