Project Accountant

£35000 - £38000 per annum
06 Jun 2019
06 Jul 2019
Harry Foster
Contract type
Part time

A Project Accountant position for a global development consultancy business in London. The Project Accountant will play a key role in the budgeting and forecasting process of the business' projects and analysing their profitability.

Client Details

My client is a growing global development consultancy business based in London.


The key responsibilities of this Project Accountant position include:

  • Provide financial support for large bids within the portfolio, costing proposals, compiling budgets, budget narratives and acting as the single point of contact for any financial queries; ensuring commercial viability and maximising gross profitability for the business.
  • Ensuring proposals are budgeted in compliance with sponsor guidelines and criteria
  • Review the sales pipeline and work with the Business Development team to increase accuracy.
  • Work closely with financial and project colleagues in supporting Project Managers by providing timely and accurate financial information and guidance as necessary.
  • Provide timely, accurate and meaningful management and project accounting and ad-hoc information to the Project Managers and Directors.
  • Ensure month end reporting deadlines are met for financial and project reporting.
  • Ensure invoicing schedules are up-to-date and invoices are raised as per contract to maximise cash benefits.
  • Systems review: review and improve project accounting systems, payment order and authorisation systems, invoicing, expenses and reconciliation.


The successful candidate for this Project Accountant position will display the following:

  • Part-Qualified accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA with significant experience.
  • Strong IT skills, with an ability to implement new technologies across the business.
  • Proficient with Xero, Sage, Receiptbank is desirable
  • An interest in International Relations and global development.
  • Organised, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.

Job Offer

This position provides career progression, a competitive salary with study support included, the chance to travel and the chance to join a fast growing business which plays a role in making positive change in the world.

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