Project Accountant

4 days left

£55000 plus bonus and excellent benefits
07 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Absolute Accountancy permanent team are working with a global and market leading engineering brand, recruiting for a Qualified Project Accountant based in Northampton.
The Project Accountant is a pivotal role in the Commercial Finance team. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will be supporting multiple commercially driven and business critical projects. You will be responsible for all project costing, budget, forecasting, management insights reporting and commercial commentary specific to each project.
This role will be partnering with all project stakeholders across planning and delivery to provide accurate, robust and financial reporting that ensure projects run to time and budget. Ideally you will have exceptional business partnering experience working with a range of stakeholders, including board. This will require you to influence, win hearts and minds and build trusted rapport quickly and effectively. 
Key responsibilities: 
  • Provide detailed budget and forecasting across multiple projects
  • You will need to have a strategic and hands on approach in order to support each stage of the project lifecycle 
  • Compile detailed financial project cost reports that provide commercial commentary to support key project decision making
  • Business partner with project teams, technical and non technical stakeholders communicating detailed financial information
  • Evaluating business cases associated with each project ensuring they are financially robust 
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced business
This role would suit an ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified candidate who has previous experience support large scale and complex projects.

Experience with Project Management methodologies such as Prince, Six Sigma, Agile etc highly desirable 

Previous experience working in Engineering, Aerospace or manufacturing highly beneficial.

Excellent systems and excel knowledge essential and an advantage if you have experience with SAP