Working for a major engineering contractor to the global energy sector we seek to recruit on a contract basis (remote initially and then part time office location in West London) a Senior Project Accountant

Reporting into the Project Accounting Manager, the Senior Project Accountant 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.

This is an agency/contractor or fixed-term contract position for a minimum 6 months work, but could lead to longer duration depending on project and business need.

Responsibilities

The Senior Project Accountant will manage all aspects of financial performance reporting and commercial finance support activities of a major energy infrastructure project – providing provision of forward looking financial information and interpretation.

Provide financial support for Project Managers & Directors

Responsible for financial control on the projects

Maintain tight control on cash reporting

Responsible for delivering consistent, accurate and timely management information (financial and statistical) to all key stakeholders for decision making purposes

Management of the project WIP and AR balances, to ensure a low DSO is achieved on a consistent basis

Input for Corporate monthly financial reporting and project forecasting

Ensure alignment of the project controls and finance functions

Finance liaison on all audits (External, client & internal audits)

Provide commercial support to the project including management of provisions across projects

Develop processes and methodologies and push for continuous improvement

Support to Project Accounting Manager & project management

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following skills / attributes:

Degree (or equivalent) qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)

Strong communication skills both verbal and written.

Excellent analytical skills and a strong eye for the detail.

Previous experience within the petrochemical, oil & gas or energy sector is advantageous

Advanced Excel and system skills.

Hyperion and Oracle experience highly desirable.

As a people business we champion diversity and inclusion at all levels – this position represents an equal employment opportunity

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