Project Accountant

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £32.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    7 Months

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Project Accountant; Based in Blackburn; Duration: 7 Months; Hours: 37 per week
Pay: £32.00 LTD per hour or £25.84 PAYE per hour
We have an opportunity to work at our client's site nr Blackburn for a temporary project accountant.
Main duties
Prepare standard regular and ad-hoc financial reports (e.g. SSR's / CSRs) for management information and reviews, and provide interpretation as necessary, and in line with the month end timetable.
Produce accounting/financial forecasts, and analyses in support of the Training monthly Outlook process, including Opportunities & Vulnerabilities, which are fully owned by the Project Manager.
Lead the inter-company invoicing process for the Training business and support Project Management in collection of Debt.
Support to production of accounts / financial reports for SPV and provision of support re accounting / tax issues - liaising with Overseas Accounting Team / Group Tax.
Carry out regular and ad-hoc financial analyses to meet management needs, including investigating variances and assisting in establishing plans to meet budget.
Contribute as required to the transition from SAP to LN providing support to associated activities e.g. data cleanse / contract mapping.
Contribute to developing new procedures and working methods to improve effectiveness.
Plan, control and deliver assigned projects, and contribute financial support to cross-functional projects / investigations ensuring requirements are delivered to plan
Working as part of a Project Team to report, monitor & manage the project accounts of the Training business area against the budget & latest forecast including a variety of accounting/analysis activities.
Key skills
Previous project accounting experience
Good IT and spreadsheet skills good working knowledge of all relevant software financial packages
Able to communicate financial information legibly and succinctly to individuals and groups outside the function
Able to identify, in standard areas, problems and trends which are likely to cause future problems/issues
Broad knowledge of corporate issues and developments, and business terminology, procedures and reporting requirements
Knowledge of other functions, particularly Commercial & Project Management
Strong analytical skills and knowledge of relevant analytical techniques e.g. Variance Analysis, NPV.
Please note that the rate shown is a limited rate.
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