Project Accountant

  • Job Reference: BBBH145113
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
  • Location: Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire
  • Salary: £34,000 to £37,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Jefferson Wells are pleased to be recruiting for an International market leader in the Engineering sector to recruit a Project Accountant on a 1 year fixed term contract. This role is focused on maintaining robust financial controls & controlling/monitoring portfolio project spend.

Reporting into the Finance Manager & Head of Finance, you will be regularly collaborating with project & commercial teams and Engineers, to provide financial advice & challenge stakeholders to influence business decisions for a portfolio of projects across the Rail Division. This role is a Fixed term contract, however this part of the business is seeing substantial growth & have their eyes on a number of new projects, so there is potential for a permanent opportunity.

What will you be doing?

  • Improving & maintaining processes for operations & control of financial performance
  • Presenting, recording & preparing project financial information
  • Completing accurate financial information to contribute to quarterly, monthly or weekly project reviews
  • Providing financial advice to project managers & their team members
  • Variance Analysis
  • Maintaining actuals, budgets & forecasts financials for cost centres

What are we looking for?

  • Working towards CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • Commercial finance experience
  • Experience of working with projects
  • Management Accounting and/or Financial Analysis experience
  • Highly competent with Excel

If you would be interested in hearing more, please apply and one of the team will be in touch.