Project Accountant (15248894/001) New Malden, England

Project Accountant
New Malden
6 Month Contract
£33.00 p/h LTD

The Background
I am recruiting for a Project Accountant to join one of the UK’s leading defence companies on a contract basis to work with and assist the Project Finance Manager in the financial management and control of a large programme of multiple projects. In this role you will provide high quality financial support and advice to the Project and Management teams.

The Role
As a Project Accountant you will:
• Provide Project Accounting support, challenge and advice to the Project teams through active engagement in Bids, Project Risk reviews and Contract Reviews
• Compliance with all elements of the business processes and application of company Finance Policies and Financial Controls
• Assist CAMs and Project Managers in the production of robust cost estimates to complete and forecast updates.
• Completion of all weekly and monthly forecasting as required
• Analyse, review, challenge and advise on performance data; ensuring data integrity between the various systems
• Maintain and review the project Contract Status Reports and Summary Status Reports including relevant comments to aid management understanding of movements and variances
• Produce Project Cost Certificates and SSRO inputs as required and support their audits, investigating and resolving queries
• Diligently and accurately complete Financial Controls Framework Control Owner Self-Assessments
• Attend and contribute to project and functional meetings as appropriate
• Support the achievement of programme and functional quality targets

To be a successful Project Accountant you will have:
• Previous experience in a similar role
• Be a Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent relationship building and stakeholder management skills
• Strong Analytical Skills
• Be a competent user of MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint
• Ability to influence cross-functionally and across the project team
• Previous experience and knowledge of SAP would be beneficial

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted