Senior Project Accountant

  • Location:

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Energy & Natural Resources

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Goodman Masson

My client is an international energy business with a strong portfolio of new and existing projects.

They are now seeking the addition of a Senior Project Accountant who will play a key role in helping the business maximise results. Excellent communication skills and experience of adding value, challenging results and working with management team are crucial.

Reporting into the Finance Manager, we seek an ambitious candidate looking to broaden their experience as my client goes through a period of growth.


Manages all aspects of financial performance reporting and commercial finance support activities in the location. Provision of forward looking financial information and interpretation.

  • Responsible for Project/Location Reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of the location Budget/Forecast
  • Review of overheads & report actuals against forecast
  • Prepare cash flow each month and monitor actual cash receipts against forecast
  • Ensure all billings are completed as scheduled each month
  • Ensure the bill & cost rates are accurately maintained and controlled
  • Custodian of provisions & accruals
  • Review and management of AR and WIP to ensure all amounts are invoiced and collected at the earliest possible date
  • Assist in dealing with audit requests (External, client & internal audits)
  • Payroll & Tax Compliance
  • Challenge and develop the current process and methodologies and push for continuous improvement
  • Management & development of 1 person
  • Adhoc projects/support to finance manager & project management

The successful candidate will possess the following skills / attributes:

  • Educated to degree level and a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • A confident and high energy individual with a desire to make a difference and offer suggestions for improvement & recommendations.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent analytical skills and a strong eye for the detail.
  • Previous experience of the industry/sector is advantageous
  • Advanced Excel and system skills.
  • Hyperion and Oracle experience highly desirable.


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