Project Accountant

  • Location
    Leyland, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 38000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-082021-202503

Adecco are looking to recruit a Project Accountant on behalf of our client based in Leyland. It is an exciting opportunity to put your skills and experience to use.


37 hours per week with a salary of £38 - £45K per annum, for 6 month temporary contract.


Main Duties and Responsibilities



  • Maintaining accurate project costing records and forecasts, ensuring cost recharges are appropriately managed and insightful analysis and commentary is provided to management.

  • Supporting the management accounting team in the month end close process providing timely and accurate reports with insightful commentary for the engineering function.

  • Assist the rolling budgeting and forecasting process.

  • Supporting KPI Goals including cost reduction initiatives.

  • Supporting the production of the annual R&D credit submission.

  • Annual Sarbanes Oxley / Internal Control Audits

  • Ensuring relevant accounting policies and standards are understood and adhered to and to conduct all activities in line with H&S policies.

  • Providing daily assistance to the Management Accounting Team and wider Finance Department in ad-hoc activities.


Experience and Qualifications



  • Recognised accounting qualification (ICAEW, ACCA) or equivalent.

  • Educated to degree level.

  • High level of commercial, analytic and numeric skills.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Oracle Skills desirable.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills.

  • Good co-ordination and planning skills.











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