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Project Accountant

  • Job reference: 918508
  • Location: Hounslow, London
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + bens
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Assistant Accountant, Finance
  • Date posted: 12/03/2018

West London based organisation is seeking a UK Project Accountant who has experience of dealing with a range of projects. This role will involve working with a number of exciting and interesting finance projects, with the Head of Finance as well as a mix of monthly responsibiilities.

The role offers great opportunities to grow and develop within an international business, working with a focussed and collaborate finance team.

The successful candidate will have advanced IT skills as some of the projects will involve global system roll outs, automation, Excel based reporting/projects, process improvements, improving efficiencies and so on. An exciting and interesting postion for an individual who enjoys challenge, development and growth. The position will also involve supporting some Group functions.


* Support Head of Finance on various ad hoc projects and department responsibilities.
* Work with business heads on business plans, quarterly forecasts and monthly reporting.
* Support monthly reporting to Group including P&L and B/S.
* Improve data management and integration between systems.
* Maintain and improve current Finance systems (SAP Business One, Cognos, Excel)
* Maintain and submit monthly payroll - interface with HR and external payroll bureau
* Data management

* Qualified or part qualified accountant with record of delivering projects and taking responsibility in a fast-moving commercial finance environment.
* Must have advanced Excel skills beyond basic spreadsheets (such as working with data from external sources, advanced lookups and pivot tables etc)

* Professional
* Excellent communication skills
* Keen to learn, intelligent and insightful
* Strong work ethic with experience of working in a fast paced environment
* Passionate about process improvement
* Marketing/Comms/PR experience preferred but not essential

This is an exciting role for a PQ/Qual accountant looking to expand their knowledge in finance, projects and process improvement, working alongside an experienced and personable Head of Finance.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.