Commercial Projects Accounant

Marks Sattin Ltd
40000.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2017
24 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Projects Accountant This role will report to the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis with responsibility for supporting all aspects of project accounting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis, maintaining strong relationships with both the projects and finance team. A proactive approach with strong accounting, analysis and communication skills also prerequisites for the role. This position will working closely with the project managers to produce detailed project budgets and forecasts, together with supporting commentary and analysis Track project spending (Capex & Opex) against budget, ascertaining and reporting variances.Forecast/re-forecast total project costs, ensuring any anticipated overspends are identified and communicated to the appropriate stakeholders.Proactively identify areas of weakness and design, implementing appropriate controls to address themQuantify and monitor project benefits, providing detailed reporting of these benefitsInterrogate and challenge the cost benefit analysis, ensuring that key assumptions are documented and supported appropriatelyHelp to develop reporting in line with needs of the businessGive training to the projects team on all aspects of finance/accountingProduce detailed reporting to track actual and forecast project spend versus budgetSupport the finance team with both ad-hoc and monthly activities Skills & Experience Pro-active attitude with good self-motivationStrong attention to detail with excellent analytical abilityProfessional communication skills, both oral and writtenExcellent team playerEvidence of excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressureProven track record of building good working relationships, internally and externallyExperience of working independently and meeting tight deadlinesTechnical accounting skillsThe ability to achieve balance between accuracy, commercial view and timeliness Essential Qualified or part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA);

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