Project Accountant (Interim), SkelmersdaleJob description:
This global manufacturing business currently has a vacancy for an interim Project Accountant to provide commercial and financial support to the divisional team at this large £40m t/o site. This will be a broad role supporting the Financial Controller in the forecasting and reporting of projects and would suit an individual comfortable dealing with operational and project managers, with strong knowledge of ERP systems and Excel.
The position is open for an immediate start and is expected to last 3-6 months, potentially more. The Project Accountant role will involve using a variety of systems to develop finance controls, revenue recognition tools and forecasting processes as you will be responsible for data integrity and tracking project profitability. You will also monitor stock and report on labour costs, factory overheads and maintain a standard costing system so some understanding of engineering / manufacturing would be useful to hit the ground running. Your main duties will include:
- Month end forecasting
- Project reporting and analysis
- Financial reporting for site and group
- Supporting the FC with general duties
The ideal candidate for this interim Project Accountant position would be a well-rounded individual, able to absorb information quickly and manage the handover period whilst the finance team completes some changes due to retirement and internal promotion. An understanding of project or contract accounting would be very useful although is not essential, experience of working to deadlines and completing reports on a weekly and monthly basis would also be an advantage.
There is a possibility that the role could be extended or may become permanent for the right candidate as the business is projecting significant growth over the next few years and an ERP upgrade is in progress which is likely to generate further requirements. Please get in touch now for immediate consideration!
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