Project Accountant

Recruiter
Raytheon
Location
Kent
Salary
£40000 - £55000/annum
Posted
03 May 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
2147357652
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location: Agile Homeworking with travel to Leighton Buzzard, London and Portsmouth areas Security Clearance requirements: SC Raytheon Professional Services is looking for a Project Accountant. This individual will act as the primary point of contact for various UK Government programs and provide overall financial support for manpower and indirect budgets. This role requires the ability to be self-sufficient in supporting the functional business efforts, while also possessing the ability to act as a team lead, and drive process improvement in terms of information distribution and business management. Successful candidates will need to show flexibility in job abilities, strong communication skills and be independent, self-motivated, and proactive. Job duties include, but are not limited to: Cost estimating, pricing & investment analysis including make versus buy decisions Establishment of project cost budgets, project financial control and administration, and earned value analysis Monthly and annual forecasts including variance analysis Financial modeling for resource planning and cost estimating Responsibility for preparing various reports included project financial status, earned value, risks and opportunities, and program profitability Willingness to travel Minimum Required Skills: Proven experienced in Financial Analysis in a Projects environment Experience in program finance, managing multiple contracts Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) Strong financial analytical skills as well as a fundamental understanding of functional roles and responsibilities in a development environment (CAMs, IPT Leads) Very knowledgeable of program control responsibilities which include meeting internal requirements such as coordinating budgetary agreements, preparing EACs and monthly forecasts Experience in an independent role tasked to develop, update, and status financial and performance metrics and analysis driven reports Experience with cost type contracts and billing Experience in understanding the details of cost allocation over bases or amongst organizations or products Proficient in Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Microsoft Excel Strong working knowledge of financial planning systems (Oracle, SAP, PRISM, Business Warehouse, Program on a Page, etc.) Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing information and conditions Proven track record of customer focus Clear, succinct written and verbal communication skills Desired Skills: The confidence and courage to effectively lead, present, and participate in large and small meetings and status sessions, even when having to provide bad news or disagree with management Balance sheet and income statement experience would be beneficial. Ability to teach advanced financial and planning skills to financial analysts Analytical skills and the ability to become proficient with main-frame style business systems where vast amounts of data require mining and analysis Understanding of production or similar schedule driven environment within a profit driven business based on practical experience Ability to discuss Profit and Loss (P&L) relationships from contracts to cost analysis Experience in transforming customer requests from data to information Strong focus on process improvement and advanced problem solving skills Minimum Required Education: Related University Degree

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