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Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TV1403CA_1552569742
Contact Name: Taylor Vigano
Contact Email: taylor@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Job Tile - Cost Accountant

Department - Finance

Location - London

Reporting to - Finance Manager

Key responsibility's

  • Act as the primary contact with the project team to understand project profiles from a cost and delivery perspective
  • Business partner with the quantity surveyors ensuring accuracy of capital costs and associated cash flows
  • Develop, maintain and enhance timely, accurate, and useful financial reporting for projects within area of responsibility
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial records are kept for relevant projects
  • Ensure monthly variances on projects actual spend and movements in forecast outturn costs are understood
  • Assisting with the preparation of budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Explanation of Operational KPI'S and cost and variance analysis
  • Support the Senior Finance Manager in ensuring a high level of financial control is in place

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge in cost management and/or experience in other areas of project control
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills and problem-solving ability
  • Team player ability and approachable nature

Essential Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Part Qualified in ACCA/CIMA
  • 3+ years of accounting/finance experience