Senior Project Accountant

Colchester, Essex
Competitive salary
07 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

Be part of something rewarding, by joining Greater Anglia you’ll be helping our customers get from A to B. With a staff of over 2,500, we operate a busy commuter service from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England.

Senior Project Accountant

An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the Finance Team on a permanent basis as a Senior Project Accountant, based in One Stratford Place, reporting directly to the Deputy Finance Director.

Role and Accountability

The post holder will identify opportunities to preserve and create value for shareholders and wider stakeholders, while proactively managing costs and risks. Using business insight, you will translate complex information and communicate it effectively, enabling the organisation to solve problems, take the right decisions, fund them properly and implement them successfully. You will critically analyse and report on all areas of current and future financial performance of specific Departments and/or Projects, thereby ensuring a sound basis for management control and decision making, whilst providing financial input into key areas of business and strategic planning processes. You will manage and lead a team of 2 Project Accountants.

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications Required

The candidate must hold an accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) and have experience with managing a portfolio of projects.

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications*

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four behaviours to life in your everyday work:

  • Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful
  • Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises
  • Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive
  • Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia can offer you a great work/ life balance alongside a generous salary. If learning, developing and growing your career is as important as great benefits such as free travel, pension, family discounts, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme, then apply now, and see what we can do for you!

For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button below. 

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