Assistant Project Accountant

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

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    Up to £16.97 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    10 Months

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Assistant Project Accountant; Blackburn; £16.97/hr PAYE plus holidays; Contract

Working as part of a Finance and Project Team for our client BAE Systems based near Blackburn, we are looking for an Assistant Project Accountant who will be supporting the preparation of standard regular and ad-hoc financial reports and provide interpretation as necessary, in line with the month end timetable

Support in producing accounting/financial forecasts

Carry out regular and ad-hoc financial tasks to meet management needs

Complete reconciliation models for Order Book, Sales trading and other project accounting requirements

Producing Debtor reports for issue and discussion with the wider project team

You will need good IT and spreadsheet skills along with a good working knowledge of software financial packages e.g. SAP, LN, IFS, TM01.

Able to communicate financial information legibly and succinctly to individuals and groups.

Able to identify, in standard areas, problems and trends which are likely to cause future problems/issues.

Analytical skills and knowledge of relevant analytical techniques e.g. Variance Analysis.

The ideal candidate will be competent in using Microsoft Excel, working to tight timescales, good communication skills, & enjoy working as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

GRNI - To look at historical transactions and work through with Procurement and supply chain to resolve.

Experienced in the implementation of a new Financial & Reporting system, and to establish smooth transition.

Competencies Required:

Good Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel & Outlook experience

Personal Skills - Communication, team working, motivation skills essential.

Morson is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy.

CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits;