Project Accountant - 6 month FTC

Recruiter
Trace Recruit Limited
Location
London
Salary
48000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
01 Sep 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Freelance
We're recruiting a Project Accountant for one of the leading Infrastructure Investment businesses in the UK for 6 month Fixed Term Contract.
This role could suit a number of different profiles; Either a Newly Qualified Accountant from a small practice, an experienced Financial Accountant with Project Accounting experience or an Accountant from an Investments background. It's a really great role and an opportunity to get in to a really good business and perhaps a chance of the role becoming permanent.

Key Duties:
* To take ownership of a portfolio of PFI's (Public finance initiatives)
* Management of the day-to-day financial performance of project entities
* Establishing and managing relationships with key project stakeholders including investors, shareholders, local government bodies, lenders, service providers and asset managers.
* Timely and accurate delivery of project reporting requirements
* Internal quarterly management reporting, annual statutory
* Production and updating of project models and forecasts
* Preparation of the IFRS Group accounts and senior lender reporting.
* Assist a shared pool of processing and invoicing staff.
* Ensuring project entities remain up to date and compliant with relevant legislation including latest accounting standards, VAT, Hedge accounting, etc.

Key skills required:
* Qualified Accountant with experience of statutory accounts preparation and commercial accounting skills
* Experience of both IFRS & UKGAAP with knowledge of latest accounting developments.
* Strong time management skills and ability to deal with a number of activity streams simultaneously.
* Strong Cash Management and budgeting skills
* Excellent communication abilities and networking skills
* A proactive approach to deal with issues before they arise.
* Strong numeracy and analytical skills.

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