Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 01/10/2018
Reference: 13943643/001_1533808620
Contact Name: May Travis
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2018 10:57

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified project accountant to join a world leading, international manufacturing organisation in Wiltshire.

Client Details

Our client is based in Wiltshire and is an ever-growing, world classing manufacturing organisation who pride themselves on their forward thinking and innovative engineering reputation.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide monthly project finance reports/dashboards and lead monthly financial reviews with project management and project teams.
  • Regular review and margin analysis for key projects.
  • Analyse and report on Forex impact on projects.
  • Update engineering and project manager contract forecast costs in line with project manager's latest view.
  • Update contract manufacturing forecast costs, where appropriate, using SAP costing programs or current forecasts from project managers.
  • Produce monthly SAP PS Module Project financial report.
  • Produce monthly contract financial summaries.
  • Check and approve ATOs (Amendments to Order).
  • Be proactive and liaise regularly with project managers on their project margins and results.
  • Maintain Key Project Summary for FD.
  • Attend project reviews.
  • Upload WBS element structures for new projects into SAP.
  • Improve project reports and assist in training project managers on use.
  • Assist project managers with day to day queries.
  • IFE Doors World - monthly reports (sales, orders, OOH P&L plus comments).
  • Any other ad hoc analysis / reporting as required by FD or FC.
  • Good communication skills to deal with both internal and external customers.
  • The role requires an analytical mind-set and good communications skills as large volumes of data will need to be deciphered and explained to non-finance staff.
  • Good SAP FICO/projects knowledge advantageous.
  • Project accounting knowledge.
  • Good understanding of costing to support contract / sales tenders.
  • Good understanding of stock valuation.


The successful candidate will be:

  • Completing final exams or recently qualified accounting qualification such as CIMA/ACCA.

Job Offer

A competitive salary of up to £45,000 is on offer to the successful candidate, as well as excellent progression opportunities.