Senior Project Accountant (15248888/001) Lancashire, England

**Senior Project Accountant – 12 month contract – up to £42 LTD/Umbrella per hour – Defence Organisation – Warton**

Key Responsibilities
Ensure appropriate and effective financial controls are maintained around the contracts within their responsibility;
Be responsible and lead the estimated total cost refresh process by providing appropriate analysis and attendance at reviews;
Synthesise complex information and provide accurate and relevant financial information to the Integrated Project Teams, and assist the wider business in understanding and interpreting key financial information;
Manage a team to perform financial transactions such as journal posting, reconciliations and data interrogation
Manage own and direct reports time effectively to meet deadlines
Work well in a team, liaising with both finance and non-finance colleagues to achieve outcomes, flexing style for different stakeholder audiences
Support continual improvement of procedures and working practices. Produce, promote and monitor of supporting process instructions.
Reconcile data through thorough understanding of interfaces to and from financial systems.
Ensure consistency and accuracy of data provided to customers
Support to the invoicing process including the raising of invoices, management of debt and the preparation of relevant supporting documentation

The ideal candidate will have
• Qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA Level 4 or similar is desirable
• Experience of Senior/lead Accountant role
• Ideally have experience within a Defence/Engineering or similar is desirable
• Excellent IT Skills - Microsoft Excel, Word , PowerPoint
• Experience using ERPs, BaaN, SAP and other subsystems is advantageous
• Excellent communication skills with financial and non financial staff
Please submit your CV now to be considered for this interim position. Danni Burke is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 0161 817 6364 if you have you any queries.