Role details

Part-Time Accountant

Milton Keynes   •   £14 - £16 per hour (£29,118 - £33,277)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Accountant
  • Project

About Our Client

A well established public sector business based in the middle of Milton Keynes

Job Description

The Project Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the development of the annual budget alongside the programme director, SRO and project managers with regular forecast reviews.
  • Delivering the management accounts and accounts process
  • Monitor the forecast income and expenditure and balance sheet for the budget, to enable planning of balances to incorporate into the financial statements.
  • Undertake necessary benchmarking and create a strategic long-term financial plan.
  • Entry and record keeping of all sales & purchase invoices relating to the project (Sage) and preparing supplier payment runs
  • Supplying and validating new and existing accruals for project costs.
  • Production of monthly management accounts showing variances.
  • Analyse variances to budget/forecasts.
  • Production of monthly P&L and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Identifying different types of project costs (internal/external) and applying necessary accounting treatment.
  • Identifying any potential financial risks and opportunities.
  • Tracking progress of the project and work streams through different stages to ensure they are managed within budget as well as post completion evaluation.
  • Monitor financial performance against plan and advise the collaboration board on variances from plan and mitigating actions where necessary.

  • Undertake any other duties as required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Project costing and support experience
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving skills, and ability to make judgements relating to financial risk and assess its impact on the organisation.
  • Knowledge at advanced level of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

What's on Offer

A highly flexible part time position

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