Project Accountant - Fully Remote - 50-55k

Following recent successful placements for a long standing client, Fuse are now recruiting for a Project Accountant to aid in accruals accounting, variance analysis, and finance reporting for governance groups.

Responsibilities of the role include:

    • Ensure the collection of and maintain accurate records, management information, and indicators regarding project/programme/portfolio financial performance to support senior decision making
    • Manage and monitor costs; ensuring that financial systems are accurate and up to date
    • Provide centre of excellence level support to projects and programmes in financial tracking and forecasting
    • Conduct In-flight Project/ Programme Financial Reviews, providing challenge where necessary.
    • Create finance reports with commentary on variance analysis, risks, and opportunities
    • Attend and facilitate portfolio/ programme level meetings/workshops as required
    • Assess pipeline projects and assist with financial estimates
    • Review and challenge cost estimates provided by project managers to assist with decision making forums
    • Assess impact of change requests, new funding requests against existing Portfolio budget allocation from 5-year financial plan, reporting impacts to key governance groups to assist in strategic decision making
    • Produce Management information, insights, and reporting dashboards to key governance groups on the performance of project and programme
    • Coach, mentor and (if necessary) manage the performance of PMO Analysts

The correct candidate will possess the following:

    • Project accounting experience, ideally working in a PMO role.
    • Qualified accountant or qualified by experience
    • Excellent understanding of the role of PMO within a project/programme/portfolio environment
    • In depth skill in working with large amounts of information to provide succinct analysis, spotting, and communicating trending information
    • In depth skill and understanding of financial and budget management as it applies to a project, programme, and portfolio of change
    • Strong communication and influencing skills.
    • Skill in working with groups to build consensus and resolve conflict
    • Demonstrate an innovative approach to problem solving including identifying opportunities for development and improvement
    • Can influence and negotiate with key and senior stakeholders over deadlines, required inputs, updates etc.
    • Previous experience of working on large scale projects or programmes.

Please get in touch to discuss further.

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