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Project Accountant

Project Accountant

  • Location

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Project Accounting

  • Type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £300.00 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

  • Contact Email:

    Matt.Davidson@pro-Finance.co.uk

  • Salary:

    350

  • Salary:

    300

  • Reference:

    BBBH45131

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    08 September 2019

Interim Project Accountant, Brighton £300 - £350 per day Ltd / Umbrella

For a digital solutions and projects business based in Brighton, we're recruiting an interim Project Accountant to help report on the delivery of multiple projects across several stakeholder and customer groups. This role is interim for around 3-months with a possibility of going permanent. Ideal candidates will come from a professional services environment such as marketing, advertising, PR or surveying. Prince2, APM or KeyedIn as well as percentage complete revenue recognition and working capital accounting experience are all must-haves for this role.

Main Duties:

  • Month-end revenue recognition calculations
  • Working with delivery teams to agree KPIs and reporting progress
  • Identifying trends, suggesting correcting and improving actions, measuring impact
  • Help project teams identify scope changes and revenue impacts
  • Improving costing and pricing approaches
  • Improvements to working capital (quicker, easier invoicing and cash collection)
  • Projecting projects to completion, forward forecasts and impacts for staff and resource levels
  • Coaching and knowledge sharing with staff to develop financial knowledge and client negotiation

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience of working in a professional services environment where revenue generation is driven by staff and associates time-inputs
  • Accounting knowledge about revenue recognition
  • Experience of working project data in operational systems and accounting systems
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to provide project critical financial insight to project team and wider stakeholder groups

The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of five distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal, Pro-Finance, Pro-HR and Pro-Marketing.