Project Finance

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Charities & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £37000 per annum + Plus Bonus (8%) private healthcare

  • Contact:

    Phil Southern

  • Contact email:

    phil.southern@goodmanmasson.com

  • Job ref:

    PROPS2019_1569855837

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Phil Southern

An organisation in central London who drive change in environmental issues, including clean energy, and sustainable land use are looking to recruit a dynamic Project Finance Accountant to join their growing team. This would suit a bright, numerate and engaging person looking for a role which will involve lots of stakeholder engagement.

Specifics of the job include:

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate recording, preparation and presentation of project financial information.
  • Ensure that the projects adhere to an appropriate structure and costs budget. Provide project variance analysis where appropriate.
  • Timely production of financial project review reports, monthly project financial commentaries, budgets and forecasts.
  • Ensure project financial results, risks and opportunities are critically reviewed and challenged.
  • Responsible for ensuring that costs to complete and their assumptions are properly supported and disclosed.
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of the monthly reporting to the Executive Committee, mainly in preparing the revenue for the month
  • Maintain effective systems and processes to enable the accurate recording of all project costs including contract and subcontractor accruals, outstanding purchase orders, timesheet bookings etc.
  • Ensure that adherence to commercial governance is maintained by the project teams.
  • Provide information to external auditors for projects as and when required
  • Provide timely analysis and reporting to the project managers / partners as and when required
  • Continuously challenge the way we work and actively identify areas of where change can improve the performance within Finance.

Skills & Experience

Essential

  • Proactive and a good sense of urgency
  • Collaborative and able to use initiative
  • Able to prioritise daily, with great attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills with clients, partners, project managers and associates
  • Part qualified or looking to study

Desirable

  • Experience working for a small / growing company
  • Experience of working in a professional services environment
  • Useful system experience: Xero, Kimble, Salesforce, ApprovalMax, Expensify
  • Evidenced passion for the sustainability / environment / social enterprise space.
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