Project Accountant

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 04/08/2022
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 387143787

Job Details

Sheridan Maine is pleased to be working with a major events & media company, who are seeking to take on a Project Accountant for a 5-month fixed term contract. This is a highly successful business located in Hammersmith, with this opportunity offering hybrid working.  
The ideal candidate would be immediately available and available to start by the end of August. They will possess previous project accounting experience and at part qualified ACCA or CIMA (5+ paper completed)
Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Update the banking receipts file and prepare a bank reconciliation of projectFunds
  • On a monthly basis prepare the project disbursement report that summarises delegate receipts and outstanding debtors
  • Dealing with various queries relating to Purchase Requisitions and Orders while noting and resolving issues
  • Reviewing the missing timesheet report and preparing a list of persons with missing timesheets and submitting list to Project team to action
  • Raising PAF’s (Project Acceptance Forms) 
  • Raising of Sales Invoices on the cSAP system. All sales invoices must be checked by the Financial Controller prior to despatch - To facilitate this process, providing a copy of the PAF or Contract Agreed by the client or Client Purchase Order
  • Provide Project Managers with copies of Sales Invoices on the same day of despatch to client
  • Timely raising of pre bills
  • Determining billable and non-billable cSAP projects and maintaining contracts through cSAP
  • Providing CCF (Contract Creation Form) and PE (Persuasive Evidence) documents for revenue reporting
  • Prepare Project budget template using information from the PROCIM costing system
  • Providing detailed job analysis along with COS and sales forecasts
  • Assisting Project Accounting Manager, other finance team members and shared service centre when needed
  • Reconciling costs from PROCIM (industry budgeting and costing software) to cSAP on a weekly basis and ensuring that the necessary adjustments are made within 24 hours of reconciliation
  • Ensure that the Project Forecast Gross Margin & Gross Profit is not less than the Budgeted Gross Margin & Gross Profit
  • Forecast potential revenue losses or gains
  • Ensure that any potential cost overruns are communicated on a timely basis to the Project Owner, and in turn to the Project Accounting Manager for review
  • Managing foreign exchange movements on budgets
  • Assist in chasing delegates for outstanding settlement of invoices
  • Reconciling cSAP project costs to PROCIM Costing Worksheet; ensuring Final margin and profit is approved by Project Owner & Project Accounting Manager prior to revenue recognition on cSAP
  • Other Adhoc Reports and Tasks when covering other members of the team
  • Approval of Supplier’s Invoices within a timely and regular fashion - most invoices should be cleared within 5 working days (including all tasks undertaken to resolve variances between invoices and purchase orders)
  • The project accountant is accountable for late cost accruals which are recommended at completion and financial reconciliation of projects
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.

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