Project Accountant

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
18 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job role
Project Accountant
South Shields
£35,000 per Annum
Permanent, Full time

Kelly Services are proud to be working with our established client to assist with recruitment of a Project Accountant to join their successful team.
The right candidate will be accountable for all financial aspects of a project including monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, identifying opportunities and ensuring invoices are submitted and payments received.
Duties and Responsibilities;

- Producing regular cost updates on projects with full understanding of all Revenue and costs
- Analysing actual and forecast spend v budget and progress to date and providing detailed explanation of variances
- Ensure all Revenue and Variations are captured and invoiced
- Highlight opportunities for submitting variations to client
- Working with QS's, Procurement and Project Managers to ensure accurate project forecasting, highlighting potential overspends to enable mitigations
- Support Project Managers as necessary with production of cost reports and explanation of variances and any other financial information for presentation to senior management team.
- Close out projects on completion
- Performing other duties in accordance with Project/Business needs

Personal profile

- A bachelor's degree in business, finance or engineering, with detailed knowledge of project contracts and change order documents.
- Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion
- Advanced computer literacy skills Microsoft Excel
- At least three years of experience in project accounting in multi-million-pound contracts.
- Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills.
- Ideally from a construction or engineering industry experience/background.

Does it sound like you?
If you think you have the skills we're looking for, then we want to hear from you! To apply for this role please apply directly including an up to date copy of your CV, or if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Lyndsey Temple on (phone number removed).

Kelly Services are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Kelly Services are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this role

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