Project Accountant - Reading

Job Title: Project Accountant - Reading
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, England
Salary: £15 - £25 per hour
Start Date: 2017-01-02
Reference: 75063
Contact Name: Chanay Mulholland
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 14, 2017 17:33

Job Description

NES have an urgent position with one global engineering organisation for a Project Accountant based in Reading.

The role with require knowledge and experience of contract costing on a varied scale ideally in an engineering or professional services environment. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of project & operations personnel including overseas. They will be ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure to tight deadlines and manage a relationship through an external service centre

  • Ensure accurate financial P&L and project results in a rolling monthly fiscal cycle for own projects
  • Relationship with internal service centre for them to create and reconcile client facing sales invoices
  • Maintenance of contract ledgers including set up, commercial details, transaction controls, cost and management accounting, monitoring of financial results and unbilled.
  • Identify financial risks within projects and communicate updates regularly.
  • Support supervisor in wider month end process including overhead, operating unit performance results and key metric creation reports within strict deadlines.
  • Day to day liaison with Project Managers and other stakeholders regarding the financial accuracy control and improvement of each contracts financial position.
  • Attendance at key project reviews, sole finance representative, answering financial impacting questions, providing feedback to supervisor and controller
  • Provide direct support to supervisor in building, analysing and reviewing quarterly business forecasts and business plan generation
  • Significant excel tabular and graphical presentations to be built, reviewed and apply insightful concise information to operational leads
Desirable Skills
  • Familiarity with Oracle Financials and US Sarbanes Oxley Procedures
  • Good telephone manner
  • Strong Excel skills in both building and reviewing financial results

Key Skills
Project Accounting, Accounting, Engineering, Accounting Engineering