Part Qualified Project Accountant
Rutherford Cross
October 1, 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Edinburgh
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance, Financial and Statutory Accounting


The Project Accountant will be part of a growing Finance team, initially seconded to a specific Project to support the Project Company’s Finance & Accounting team with its responsibilities of providing timely and accurate financial information to its shareholders. This includes financial statements preparation, cost monitoring and forecasting.

Job Description

  • Responsibility for day-to-day accounting duties for the Project Company
  • Management of all aspects of general ledger, purchase and sales ledger functions for the area of responsibility, including cash management, management of payments to suppliers and liaison with the banks
  • Liaison with project teams in relation to cost tracking, expenditure approval, budgets and reporting
  • Preparation of monthly reports, including Balance Sheet and Profit or Loss analysis, Management Accounts and Cash Flow Forecasts. Ensure timely reporting of financial information to the Financial Controller and the shareholders
  • Support during the year-end statutory audit procedures and the preparation of statutory accounts
  • Liaison with shareholders including management of cash calls
  • Assistance with tax-related matters including preparation of VAT returns
  • Management of loan and interest schedule for the Project Company

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Proficient user of IT Systems
  • Proficient user of Excel
  • Proficient with ERP systems – preferably SAP


  • Degree in a relevant subject (emphasis in accounting preferred)
  • Working towards a professional accounting qualification

Core Competencies

  • Effective Communication
  • Trust & Integrity
  • Team Orientated
  • Decisive
  • Strategic Vision
  • Adaptable
  • Commercial/Business Awareness

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