Project Accountant, Consultancy, up to GBP60k plus benefits
Newly created, commercial Project Accountant, opportunity to work in a newly formed Group of businesses, which provides consultancy services around architecture design/project management/infrastructure/construction projects. You will partner with the MDs of two OpCos including one recent acquisition. You will own revenue/margin for the businesses driving profitability with the business.

Principal accountabilities will include:

Manage the financial control, reporting, forecasting and analysis of costs across a variety of projects
· Day to day liaison with Business Partners/Directors on confirmed client fees
· Assisting business partners/directors costing up new business for pitches including preparation of rate cards for new and existing clients
· Full ownership of hours/cost reporting from internal time management software in relation to client performance, reporting to partners/directors on a monthly basis and assisting them with interpretation and ad hoc analysis
· Owning the preparation of the P&L budget and reforecasts for the centralised agency by client, down to contribution margin level, including running revenue and margin review meetings with the CEO and CFO and preparing/delivering presentations
· Reporting to the CFO on quarterly client profitability, including contribution margins and analysis on past, present and future revenues and staff costs
Work with the Commercial team to establish appropriate contract requirements for cost control and reporting, and to validate costs against contract requirements

The appointee will require the following:

A recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
Strong management accounting experience, including the development of management reports and KPIs
Ideally commercial finance experience from a Consultancy business (Marketing/Management etc)
A pragmatic focus on commercial issues
A good academic record

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