Project Accountant

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Dorset
  • Posted: 04/10/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387142266

Job Details

An excellent opportunity to join a World leading design and manufacturing organisation working at their facility based in West Dorset. This is a highly visible, business interactive Project Accounting role supporting a range of programmes.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, but with a functional responsibility to the Head of Programmes, this is a key position within the organisation to provide clear and salient information to the business on the performance of a range of projects focused across 3 functions: Engineering & Design, Maintenance and Manufacturing. This will include acquiring a comprehensive understanding of milestones, costs and cost drivers, labour, margins and performance versus forecasts. There will be extensive liaison onsite with project managers as well as providing management information to support the bids and proposals team.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) although a studier or potentially someone who is Qualified by Experience with the requisite project accounting experience would be considered. You will need to be a self-starter with the ability to manage your work load autonomously and also able to communicate at all levels of an organisation to influence stakeholders. Previous experience of long term contract or project accounting are really essential for the role in order for the individual to hit the ground running.
There is the opportunity to develop and really make the role your own especially if you are improvement focussed and seek to implement positive changes to processes and management information.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more please click on “apply” above as soon as possible.

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