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Project Accountant

LOCATION: Manchester
LENGTH: Full Time
SALARY UP TO: £40,000.00 per year
SECTOR: Nonprofit Charitable Organizations


Project Accountant


Up to £40,000 per annum

Full-time, 6 months Fixed Term


Job Description:

In this role you will deliver all financial obligations and requirements, reflecting best accounting practices and full compliance with legal and accounting rules; provide a full and comprehensive accounting and reporting function for legal entities within the group, including management accounts, VAT returns and other financial information whilst ensuring a rigorous control environment is maintained at all times.


Working with the Group Head of Financial Accounting and Reporting to create, calculate and embed Balance Sheet reconciliations and payroll reconciliations for all legal entities and provide guidance notes on how they should be used on a monthly basis. These will be handed over to the team to allow a smooth transition and monthly completion.


Key Responsibilities:

·         Ensure the performance and review of robust balance sheet account reconciliations, and investigate and resolve all reconciling items with a sufficient audit trail and on a timely basis

·         Develop and manage financial systems and processes to support business requirements and deliver efficiencies

·         Prepare cash forecasts on a weekly basis.

·         Prepare and check weekly BACS runs for submission for payment.

·         Load budget and forecast information into Agresso to enable an analysis of actual performance against both budget and forecast profiles.

·         Ensure all tax payment and appropriate third-party payments are made on a timely and accurate basis

·         Liaise with auditors during audit process to provide analysis of financial results and key control documents.

·         Create Balance Sheet reconciliation packs for each legal entity

·         Complete a full payroll reconciliation and create a monthly payroll reconciliation process for each legal entity with process notes/user guides

·         Provide training and support to the team to handover such reconciliations so that they become embedded within business as usual within the month end process


Key Skills:

·         Strong influencing skills at senior levels

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Strong leadership and management skills

·         Strong analytical skills

·         Excellent analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills

·         Detailed knowledge of excel spreadsheet functionality and Agresso.



·         Accounting principles.

·         Public sector/Government programmes.


If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please submit your CV.

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