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Date Added: Wed 01/09/2021

Project Accountant

Burton upon Trent, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35000 - £40000/annum

Due to our client relocating offices, we are exclusively recruiting 2 Project Accountants for the business. This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone studying ACCA or CIMA and working as Finance Analyst, Management Accountant, Project Accountant, or Finance Business Partner, who wants to take their career to the next level and into a commercial, analytical and business partnering role.

Client Details

Our client is a large US owned manufacturing business, which has a turnover of c. £100 million, but is part of a c. £3.5 billion turnover group of companies. The Project Accountant will be based at the site near Burton-on-Trent, which is commutable from Derby, Litchfield and Burton-on-Trent.


The Project Accountants will be responsible for supporting the project and product accounting activites of the business. The roles are commercial and involve a lot of business partnering and analysis work. Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

Assisting with implementation of contract costing
Business partnering and challenging non-finance stakeholders, such as the purchasing and project management team
Support the bidding process for individual projects
Attending all material, shop labour, engineering and service cost to complete meetings
Reconciling of sales and cost of sales ledger
Reconciling of stock and WIP ledger
Orderbook ownership
Attending and assisting on annual stock take
Reporting of sales, COS, SBD and backlog
Meeting all internal and external reporting deadlines
Contribute to strategic plans to develop the UK business
Ensure compliance with group accounting policies and statutory accounting standards (UK and US GAAP)
Standardise, rationalise and document the financial processesProfile

To apply for the position, you:

Will ideally be studying ACCA or CIMA, but qualified by experienced candidates will be considered.
Will have some experience of management accounts, or financial analysis or costing.
Will have strong communication skills, as you will be required to business partner and challenge non-finance stakeholders. Job Offer

This is a permanent opportunity, which is offering:

A salary between £35,000 and £40,000 (dependent upon experience)
Study support for CIMA or ACCA after being in post for c. 6-12 months
All necessary training will be provided
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Initially an office based role, but the potential to work some days from home in the future
Free on site parking
A 37 hour working week, with an early 1pm finish on Fridays
Career progression in the future if desired
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