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Project Accountant

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Project Accountant – Preston – 10 month contract – £32 per hour LTD

We are currently recruiting for a Project Accountant to work for a major defence contractor based in the Preston area. Successful candidates will be required to undergo SC level clearance checks for these role so candidates with current Security Clearance are highly desirable for this role.


  • Prepare standard regular and ad-hoc accounts and financial reports, and provide interpretation as necessary, and in line with the month end timetable.
  • Produce accounting/financial forecasts, analyses and reports for a specific business area.
  • Carry out regular and ad-hoc financial analyses to meet management needs.
  • To look at historical transactions and work through with Procurement and supply chain to resolve.
  • Getting fit for the implementation of a new Financial & Reporting system, and to establish smooth transition.

Skills and experience:

  • Good IT and spread sheet skills; good working knowledge of all relevant software financial packages would also be an advantage e.g. SAP, BaaN, IFS, TM01.
  • Able to communicate financial information legibly and succinctly to individuals and groups outside the function.
  • Able to identify, in standard areas, problems and trends which are likely to cause future problems/issues.
  • Strong analytical skills; and knowledge of relevant analytical techniques e.g. Variance Analysis.
  • Must be able to work on their own initiative.
  • CIMA/ACA or equivalent experience is highly desirable.

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 819447

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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