Portfolio Manager

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    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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    £15.00 - £18.00 per hour

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    Brent Slocombe

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    7 months ago

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Morson Group (Accountancy and Finance Division) We are currently assisting our Cambridge based client with their recruitment to the position of Portfolio Accountant.

The role entails supporting the divisional accountant, who is responsible for optimising financial management at divisional level and supporting the unit, in these tasks:

*Assist divisional accountant & portfolio managers in evaluating and managing financial performance by monitoring project profitability, overheads and producing accurate monthly accounts

*Ensure working capital management focus is robust

*Provide financial information for projects and overheads for both project and divisional management *Investigate project cost and invoicing queries

*Processing of staff expenses *Assist in the maintenance of the timesheet system

*Facilitate the processing of purchase invoices

*Assist the project managers in setting up and maintaining project management desktop (PMD) where appropriate

*Assist portfolio managers with budgeting and forecasting

*Carry out any ad hoc duties requested by the unit/divisional accountant

Candidate Specification The successful candidate will be:

*Financially literate, numerically accurate

*Have suitable experience working in a finance department

*Studying towards a finance qualification (ACCA/CIMA) is preferred

*Has an excellent aptitude to working with and supporting colleagues - team player *Motivated to a career in accountancy, working with project teams and divisional management

*Capable in using financial software

*Comfortable embracing the full range of duties from data entry / processing through to reporting financial performance to management

*Able to communicate well on financial issues, verbally and in writing, to an audience with varying degrees of understanding in such matters Equality, diversity and inclusion: Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation