Job Description

  • Job Reference:46852HP_1709822763

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Job Industry: Educations

  • Contact Name: Hugo Pilcher

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Project Accountant

  • Job Salary: £300 - £350 Per Day

Job Start Date: ASAP

The Portfolio Group are working alongside one of the most established educational businesses in the UK.

We’re looking for a highly experienced Project Accountant to join this wonderful team in Croydon, with the ability to hit the ground running from day one!

This organisation is looking for a Senior Statutory Accountant to oversee and deliver the work required for the Year end Audit and ongoing oversight of the year end audit. The project accountant will be responsible for ensuring that Audit work is delivered to agreed timetable, ensuring that robust financial statements are prepared with appropriate and supporting evidence..

This opportunity offers a healthy daily rate, ongoing temporary work, with the opportunity to go permanent and is full time office based.

Don’t miss out on this rewarding opportunity, working within a renowned Finance team for an even more renowned business.

Candidates must be fully CC/AD Qualified Accountant!

We need to fill this position quickly so make sure you’re the first to apply!!

Required Competencies:

* Considerable experience in an internal or external audit environment.
* Well versed in the production of consolidated Statutory Accounting schedules.
* Proven experience in preparing month end journals, including departmental recharges.
* Strong knowledge of preparing Audit within a highly regulated environment
* Strong excel skills and experience of using a variety of software packages to generate reports.
* Excellent analytical, communication and influencing skills both written and oral.
* Professional “can do” attitude and work ethic.
* Experience of the education sector is desirable but not essential.

Main Duties/ Key Responsibilities:

* Ensure all Balance sheet control accounts are reconciled and have supporting evidence.
* Ensure all Income is reconciled monthly against external documentation.
* Ensure Inter-Company accounts are fully reconciled across all Academies and Head Office
* Provide weekly progress reports to FC and Audit Steering Group
* Provide guidance and support on rationalising the Fixed Asset register along with collation of supporting evidence.
* Work with Finance Controller to engage and address queries with Auditors.
* Provide appropriate reporting to internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
* Work and Support the Finance Controller as required to support the completion of the Audit to time and agreed quality.



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