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Project Accounant for DEFRA

Location: WESTMINSTER, LONDON Salary: 250.00 - 390.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Finance Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3046936
I am currently looking for a qualified accountant with experience working in the public sector. The successful candidate will be working for the Department for environment, food and rural affairs (DEFRA) as a project accountant. The role is expected to last until March 2018 and will be based in central London. 

Main duties and responsibilities:
• Implementation/Management of project accounting modules
• Monthly reporting of budget to actuals
• Assisting project managers with production of budgets
• Challenge project costs and cost to completion
• Documentation of project accounting process
• Ensure purchases are recorded correctly against projects
• Continuous process improvement and providing P2P training where required

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:
• Experience of operating financial control in a complex programme environment
• Budget and forecast preparation
• Financial modelling of opportunities and risks
• Producing financial reports to support programme and board reporting
• Ability to communicate with financial and non-financial professionals
• Analytical, highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines

This role is a great opportunity to work in the heart of London within the Public Sector. If you're intersted please apply as soon as possible to be considered. 

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