Role details

Activity Based Costing Project Accountant

Surbiton   •   £300 - £450 per day (£77,994 - £116,991)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • 6 month contract for qual'd accountant with experience of Activity Based Costing
  • Financial Services experience is preferred but not critical

About Our Client

My client are a dynamic Financial Services Company based in Tolworth near Surbiton in Surrey. They are growing aggressively and this role will be to help them streamline and understand their cost models and management processes.

Job Description

The Activity Based Costing Project Accountant will have the following responsibilities:


  1. General Ledger Review
  • Understand the costs and cost drivers against each GL code.
  • Ensure costs are on the correct/most appropriate GL code, group costs where possible
  • Assign appropriate allocation measures for each GL

  1. Methodology
  • Define various methodologies for use in pricing strategies and to enable charging and ability to deliver
    • Cost per account/cost per activity/charging periods etc

3. Implementation

    • Understand/scope all MI required to deliver
  • This may include scoping MI which is not currently in existence
  • This may include preliminary work on detailed MI reports direct to clients to support invoicing / client audits on charging
    • Costing/Invoicing
  • Understand current costing and invoicing methods
  • Scope and implement changes to enable automatic invoicing/reduce manual intervention
    • Reporting

o Define/set up reporting both internal and external (client)

Conduct Risk:

  • Demonstrate that the customer is at the heart of the business through behaviours and mind-set

ISO standard:

Environmental Management (ISO14001)

  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of ISO14001 Environmental Management to the standard required in your role. Undertake Annual Refresher training.

Quality Management (ISO9001)

  • Demonstrate awareness of the importance of meeting customer as well as statutory and regulatory requirements as part of the Quality Management System (ISO9001). Undertake Annual Refresher training.

Information Security Management (ISO27001)

  • Demonstrate awareness of your information security responsibilities. Undertake Annual Refresher training.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Activity Based Costing Project Accountant will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified accountant ideally with experience in implementing ABC methodology and/or pricing in organisations with multiple clients/contracts eg outsource
  • Experience of call centre/customer service environment


  • Qualified accountant


  • Ability to proactively challenge
  • Working independently
  • Methodical approach

What's on Offer

Day rate between £300 and £450 per day depending on experience

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