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Project Accountant - Edinburgh - 12 months

Job Title: Project Accountant - Edinburgh - 12 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £220 - £265 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60416_1552986798
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: March 19, 2019 09:13

Job Description

Project Accountant - Edinburgh - 12 months

Experienced and qualified Project Accountant required for an initial 12 month contract basis based in Edinburgh, with some additional central belt travel from time to time. This a full time role and is an immediate start.

You will support two major supplier contract extensions and provides a wide range of professional advice and financial services to the organisation, including managing close partnership/supplier relationship working.

The post holder will also co-ordinate other Project work being delivered by Management Accountants across the Financial Planning & Analysis function, supporting the Head of Finance.

The services you will provide include:

  • Leading contract negotiations with suppliers
  • Providing financial reporting and analysis for business use
  • Financial processing to ensure appropriate accuracy of financial information
  • Supporting Programme Managers with financial planning and budgeting responsibilities

Experience and Qualifications required include (but are not limited to) -

  • Fully qualified accountant holding membership of a CCAB body (i.e. CA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA) and significant experience in a senior financial post with a multi-professional organisation.
  • Experience in all aspects of financial management and audit.
  • Experience providing financial advice to multi skilled project teams would be advantageous.
  • Good understanding and handling skills in financial information systems.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to use persuasive arguments to achieve required results and an eye for detail are essential.
  • A proven ability to manage and develop staff resources
  • A consistent track record of achieving continuous business improvement


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