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Project Accountant

  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Circa £40,000 + Car per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Mandy Abelson
  • Expiry Date: 12 June 2022
  • Job Ref: MAB/19033

MERJE are partnered with a significant player within the Property Development / Construction sector to recruit an ambitious and dynamic Project Accountant for their head office in Northants.

Supporting the Senior Finance Manager and Regional Director providing Financial reports and analysis for the England and Scotland Regions

Key Responsibilities include:

• Assist in preparation of monthly managements accounts including profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flows, variance analysis for regions for review with Business leads and Managing Director

• Attend monthly project review / Cost Valuation meetings

• Project review reporting

• Hold Monthly Budget Holder Meetings

• Assist with project support as designated

• Calculate month end accrual and prepayment journals.

• Assist/prepare supporting data and relevant analysis to aid in decision making in an effective and timely manner

• Assist with the maintaining and update of the financial forecast model

• Issue monthly/ weekly cost reports to Sales Manager, Commercial and Business development teams

• Assist / prepare Sales & Build weekly reports for distribution to business and directors

• Maintain consolidated rolling plot schedule

• Reconciliation and updating of required data in MIS system

• Weekly & monthly cash reporting

• Weekly/Monthly reconciliation of all reservations, sales incentives, deposits and associated costs

• Approval and coding of invoices on PIMS

• Assist/prepare monthly rebate reconciliations and assist with obtaining the relevant information for making the rebate claim

• Request / raise sales invoices

• Assist with validation of plot completion statements

• Support Senior Finance Manager and Regional Directors in any ad-hoc financial tasks

• Liaison as necessary with external/internal auditors

Previous Experience and qualifications:

• Qualified Accountant would be preferred but would consider Part Qualified

• Previous experience of Housing Industry / Property / Construction

• Advanced Excel knowledge

• Good IT Skills

• Good communication skills with an ambition for career progression

This is a national role with travel to sites and other office locations required so someone with easy access to transport would be required