Goodman Masson is pleased to be working with a leading and pre-eminent museum based in central London who are looking to recruit a Project Accountant to their team.
This is an engaging position, reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, you will undertake a project and management accounting role. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of project finance from budget through to completion, understanding financial performance and driving decision-making within the organisation. In this role you will work closely with budget holders and proactively support and advise on relevant management information as a business partner, ensuring that the information is accurate, timely and meaningful.
Responsibilities: - Provide assistance with budgets that relate to projects, ensuring these provide the necessary information for approval and assist with the production of management accounts. - Manage the project cashflows and dashboard reporting for capital, IT, research and other projects undertaken by the Museum, ensuring these are kept up-to-date and reporting on these on a regular basis. - Liaise with project managers and other key personnel to report on financial performance on a regular basis and provide end of project reporting to assist with understanding around the achievement of anticipated benefits from the projects. - Build effect relationship and be prepared to challenge statements and assumptions where necessary. Build strong working relationships with non-finance managers, assess their finance related needs and issues and proactively put forward suggestions on how these may be resolved.
Person specification - Qualified or Part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA etc) - Experience in project accounting and management accounting, with solid capability of budgeting, reporting and assisting with business cases. - Hands-on experience of accounting software. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Excellent communication skills, and ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels. - Attention to detail, with an ability to present complex financial information to financial and non-financial users. - Flexible attitude and a self-starter
This is an excellent brand name to work with. You will be working with a passionate, hardworking and driven team who are all contributing to making this finance team the best in the sector.
For a confidential discussion, please contact robyn.marshallgoodmanmasson.com.