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Financial Accountant (contract)

Telford, England

Salary: £200 - £260

posted on 04.04.19

Accountant - Project Accounting - Microsoft Excel

Project Accountant working for a Global IT Consultancy, providing financial support on various projects.

Key Responsibilities:
* Month end close cycle including - closing out the actuals, flash reporting, group reporting, balance sheet reviews, management reviews of the business performance, analyzing performance to budget and sales v capacity view.
* work with stakeholders at different levels in the organization.
* Preparation of monthly actuals and YEL forecasts, and the interpretation of
variances from a financial, commercial and delivery perspective.
* Produce and interpret a detailed monthly reporting pack and present the financial
position at monthly reviews to senior management.
* Understand business risk factors, materiality, revenue recognition principles.
Proactive business analysis.
* To be actively involved in improving reporting and processes across Finance.
* Close liaison with Operations, Programme/Project Managers and Project
Analysts, displaying confidence to support and challenge.
* To understand a complex client contract and its financial implications on the
* Close liaison with the Commercial team both in providing support on request and
to resolve commercial issues.
* Identify and address issues which affect business performance.
* Good understanding of balance sheet control.
* Produce regular and adhoc reports and analysis to support the
Account financial obligations, and to assist in decision making.

Key Skills Required:
* MS Office
* Advanced Excel
* Knowledge of Project accounting.
* Advanced technical skills including Microsoft Excel are essential and the ability to
program in VBA would be advantageous.
* Strong analytical skills, communication and interpersonal skills both
written and verbal. Strong commercial acumen.
* To have worked closely with the business and operations.
* To have been actively involved in change management programme or worked in
an environment of continuous process improvement.

Accountant - Project Accounting - Microsoft Excel

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