Project Accountant

Located in Grantham, our client, a well-respected organisation, has an immediate requirement for an experienced project accountant to work with their project teams and involves a high standard of financial and grant management and excellent communication skills.

Your role as a project accountant will involve:
  • Creating, controlling, challenging and reviewing financial information for both internal and external reporting
  • Maintaining in-house systems
  • Creating, maintaining and delivering project budgets
  • Providing financial project support to operational and fund-raising teams and direct line management to include identifying fund-raising opportunities and producing budgetary information for external funding bids
  • Involvement with monthly management accounts, statutory accounts, compliance, risk registers, project cash requirements etc.
  • Maintaining and developing strong relationships with the project teams and fund-raisers
  • Assisting with the evaluation of projects
The successful project accountant will possess the following attributes:
  • AAT qualified, or equivalent (part qualified CIMA, ACCA or QBE)
  • Experience of project management support
  • Ability to producing management accounts / variance analysis
  • First class communication, negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to listen and challenge
  • Adaptable and fluid approach to meet the ever-changing demands and requirements of the role
  • Clear sense of direction
  • Confident, innovative and creative

Additional key words:  AAT, MAAT, part-qualified, ACCA, CIMA, Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, management accounts, variance analysis, funding, project accounting, grant management, grant funding, charity.

Naylor George is a recruitment agency working on behalf of a client. We aim to contact all suitable candidates within 2-3 days. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of response we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback to applications that haven’t reached the shortlist – we do however wish you all the best in your search for a new job.