Parkside Recruitment

Temporary to Permanent Project Accountant

Our client, an Electronics Company based in West London, are currently recruiting for a Project Accountant on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be Part Qualified and actively studying towards a qualification.

This role is a temporary to permanent position and will report to and work very closely with the Project Accounting Manager.

They ideally would like the successful candidate to come from a MOD, Areospace, Defence or Engineering background.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Run project packs at month end in accordance with the Group Financial Calendar.

  • Communicate directly with suppliers to increase cash flow.

  • Adhere to current credit control process but have the ability to use initiative and improve existing methods.

  • Assist with the reconciliation of project pack actuals to the general ledger.

  • Update the ERP system with amendments

  • Ensure effective closure of projects on the ERP system

  • Ensure timely communication of any project overspend to key stakeholders.

  • Set up new projects on ERP system, checking budgets on MS Project are in alignment with signed company documentation

  • Liaise closely with the commercial team to ensure the timely raising of sales orders on the ERP system.

  • Set up new suppliers on ERP system, ensuring appropriate sign off has been obtained.

  • Work closely with Project Accounting Manager at Year End to assist with audit requests.

  • Manage security of information as defined in Security manual.

Person Specification:

  • Proven track record working to deadlines as periodic deadlines are essential.

  • Ability to accurately report on project performance at month-end.

  • Experience of carrying out tasks within credit control with an ability to clearly explain and negotiate on financial matters.

  • Knowledge of month-end and related processes and procedures.

  • Knowledge of working within an integrated ERP system.

  • Basic knowledge of MS Project.

  • Intermediate Excel skills essential

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail when completing assigned tasks.

  • Accountancy Qualification (ACCA/CIMA) or related degree - Part Qualified and working towards completion.

  • Ability to obtain SC Clearance.

  • Ideal back ground would be from MOD, Aerospace, Defence or engineering.

How to Apply

If this role is of interest please apply online or contact Debbie Webb or Jigna Mannell-Patel directly if previously registered with Parkside Recruitment on: 01895 202 360 / 01895 255 007 or email or jigna.mannell-

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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