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Project Accountant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£50,000 to £55,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Our client, an International business based in Cambridge has a vacancy for a Project Accountant to provide maternity cover. The role is being offered on a 15 month, fixed term contract basis, however, due to growth within the organisation, there is the possibility that the role could become permanent. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Project Accountant will provide support in the monitoring of financial processes within the projects team. You will provide support to multiple internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the robustness and accuracy of project data.Duties include;
  • Supporting the month-end process of revenue recognition, WIP review and preparation of monthly reports
  • Preparation of funding calculations and supporting the compliance officer in review of all financial claims to funding agencies
  • Review funding agreements and provide guidance & support in identifying the correct accounting treatment and system set-up to ensure accurate reporting
  • Management of all Capital Grant Projects, providing support to the internal compliance team to ensure accuracy of reporting
  • Management and accountability for the projects module in the finance system
  • Provide clear guidance and challenge to internal stakeholders on project accounting and finances of the projects
  • Management of two transactional finance roles
The successful candidate will be qualified - ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent. Candidates will ideally have prior project accounting experience, although if you do not have project accounting then someone with strong financial accounting experience would also be considered. Strong Excel skills are required and also, good interpersonal/communication skills due to the range of stakeholders you will engage with.
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  • Job Reference: 707318039-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pure Resourcing Solutions
    Pure Resourcing Solutions
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent