Assistant Project Accountant

£26000 - £29000 per annum + Bens
21 Feb 2017
21 Mar 2017
James Beswarick
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors.

They are currently looking for an Assistant Project Accountant.

Purpose of Position

The Assistant Project Accountant will provide financial support to the Project Accounting Team for the SV Land Systems Business Line, as part of the current Land Systems Finance Team, ensuring financial control is held within the programme areas and ensuring continued compliance with all relevant policies.


Manage the CR2 Program
Provide Actuals & Forecast data into FP&A Accountant
Baselining and management of Orders
Management of Purchase Order Commitments
Financial Analysis and Reporting of the Individual budgets
Monthly Programme Summary and variance analysis
Provide EAC and forecasting, ensuring the integrity of data and profile management
Accounts Receivables Cash Management and forecasting of invoicing to MOD
Completion of Programme tasks on a monthly and weekly basis
Dealing with queries as and when they arrive
Revenue Tracking for the program

To be considered, applicants will need to be a Qualified/Part-Qualified Accountant (ACMA/ACA/ACCA) with a strong finance background, ideally in a project based environment. You will have the ability to negotiate with internal customers, with the strength of character to challenge assumptions in a diplomatic way.

In addition it would be desirable for applicants to have knowledge of Oracle systems & Cobra.

You will need to be a self-starter, an enthusiastic problem solve, able to work as part of a team with the Finance, Coordination and Programme teams. You should also be able to deal with difficult issues when they arise and assist in the positive resolution of issues and the smooth running of the program.

Assistant Project Accountant
Oakdale, South Wales
Salary £26-29k DOE plus benefits

Key Skills: Accountant, Project Accountant, Finance, ACCA, ACMA, ACA, Oracle, Cobra.

Please note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.