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Project Accountant

Project Accountant

£30,000 - £39,000

Permanent, Agile or Flexible Working


Project Accountant is required to join the contracts team in a well-established company based in Manchester to develop and maintain robust financial data management systems and utilise these to provide sound business and financial information to enable effective delivery of projects across the Business Unit.

Key responsibilities of the Project Accountant

  • Work with the Senior Project Accountant.
  • Support the development and delivery of annual Business Plan.
  • Provide support and guidance to assist the project leads in developing budgets and effectively managing project expenditure.
  • Manage the risk and opportunity of complex relationships between the multiple strands of financial data, cross-project and intercompany transactions.
  • Ensure adequate controls are in place to oversee the accuracy, integrity and consistency of financial data
  • Provide guidance to internal customers and external partners/suppliers on financial and other contractual regulations, controls, systems and procedures.
  • Undertake financial reconciliations.
  • Training colleagues on financial processes and systems and supporting the group accounts team.

Required skills and experience of the Accountant

  • Ideally CCAB Qualified/Relevant CCAB qualification
  • At least two years' experience within Accountancy.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of VBA (desirable).
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Project Accountant role, please apply now, or contact Stephanie Tasker at Sellick Partnership.

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