Project Accountant

City of London, London
£30000 - £32000 per annum
16 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Charlie Wilson
Contract type
Full time

An exciting opportunity has come about for a someone to join a global industry leading company. The role requires a good range of accounting skills, from inputting the base books of accounts to providing pay runs and reconciliations.

Client Details

My client is one of the leading architecture, interior design and urban planning companies in the world. Their UK office is based near Liverpool Street in the City of London.


As the Project Accountant you will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure that costs are accounted for against the correct projects
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure correct time allocation to projects
  • Create new projects in vision and ensure all paperwork is approved
  • Assist and review with the preparation of the quarterly VAT return
  • Assist with the production of the payroll which is produced every two weeks.
  • Disseminate information to interested parties regarding tax, pension, etc.
  • Produce bank reconciliations
  • Ensure staff input timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that payments are properly coded, posted and paid
  • Ensure employee expenses are authorised and paid correctly
  • Raise invoices in a timely manner
  • Deal with client queries regarding invoicing, referring them to the Project Manager if appropriate
  • Provide statements, chase clients for payment, reconcile client accounts and provide reporting internally to the Project Managers on outstanding debt


To be considered for this Project Accountant role you must have the following:

  • Strong accounts processing knowledge and experience (AP, AR, GL, bank)
  • Strong double entry bookkeeping knowledge
  • Confident and assertive manner while building trusted and effective working relationships
  • Ideally previous project accounting work (candidates without this will be considered)
  • Strong ability using Excel

Job Offer

£30,000 - £32,000 however £35,000 may be on offer for candidates with specific experience

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