Project Accountant

Glasgow Permanent £45,000 - £50,000
  • Project Accountant
  • Market Leading Engineering & Project Specialist

About Our Client

Our client is a market leading Engineering, Design, Installation and Project Specialist. They are based in Glasgow City, have access to free parking, and support hybrid working.

Job Description

The successful candidate will likely have the following responsibilities:

  • Compiling, monitoring and reporting on project performance, cost, revenue, cash and progress
  • Collating project information for financial reporting including actual performance against budget.
  • Preparing Project Cash flow and P&L reporting.
  • Performing variance analysis and developing effective strategies and recovery plans to bring cost in line with budget
  • Allocate cost and work closely within finance team to keep accuracy on cost allocation
  • Work with QS's, commercial management and project management on change management / commercial change control. Including incorporating approved changes into the project budget and forecast.
  • Identifying trends and quantifying cost variances, collecting and recording trends and reflecting the approved trend impacts in the project forecast
  • Prepare monthly cost to complete forecasts
  • Ensuring system data is maintained
  • Working closely with Project Management and other project stakeholders
  • Participate in and contribute to risk and opportunities assessments
  • Prepare robust Application for Payment detailed backup.
  • Preparation of customer invoices and follow up cash collection
  • Liaising with the client where necessary
  • Identifying and applying project cost control best practice including system improvement and development
  • Supporting tendering activities with detailed cost estimates and cashflows
  • Performing and coordinating ad-hoc project controls analysis and support
  • Adhere to all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
  • Assisting project management to develop and enforce lessons learned within the company

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will likely have the following profile:

  • Qualified/QBE
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to gather data, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • Quality-focused with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to challenge project assumptions and identify discrepancies in project information to financial information
  • Ability to deliver under minimal direct supervision
  • Strong MS Excel skills for analysis and reporting
  • Familiar with industry practices
  • Develop good working processes and continually strive for improvement
  • Knowledge of Sage200 preferred
  • Ability to re-prioritise to meet key deadlines
  • Willingness to take ownership

What's on Offer

This role offers a competitive salary between £45,000-£50,000 plus benefits.

Kyle Maxwell
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Phone number
+44 141 331 7903

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Management Accountant
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Kyle Maxwell
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+44 141 331 7903
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