Project Accountant - Glasgow City Centre

£37,520 - £39,703 - Finance
Ref: 344 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Dec 2018
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Project Accountant
Grade 4 - Salary £33,395 - £39,703
Glasgow
Fixed term for 18 Months

We’ll accept applications up to the 20 December and interviews are likely to be scheduled for early January 2019.

Why SLC?

Do you want to work for an ambitious organisation that prides itself on delivering an outstanding service for its customers? Are you a strong communicator with the ability to build strong, effective relationships across a workforce of more than 3000 employees? Could you play a key role in developing the skills and capability of our workforce, enabling them to fulfil their potential and support our organisational objectives?

If this sounds like you, then read on.

 

What’s the job?

The Project Accounting team sit within the Finance department within SLC and is made up of Project Accountants and Programme Accountants. The Project Accounting team is responsible for the financial management of the Company’s Change Portfolio.   The Change Portfolio constitutes a series of Programmes and Projects designed to meet the needs of stakeholders as well as delivering the Company’s strategic goals.

You will provide specialist financial advice to the client group as well as being an integral element of the governance structure.  You are a finance partner to their area of responsibility and, as a subject matter expert, provide comprehensive financial reporting information and presents that information at key stakeholder meetings.  You are required to ensure that your client group is financially aware to ensure risks and decisions are based on solid financial information and as such, simply explain financial concepts to non financial stakeholders and ensure value for money is achieved for all expenditure.

How do I apply?

You will possess full membership of a relevant professional body although consideration will be given to Part Qualified members of a relevant professional body who possess sufficient experience to fulfil the requirements of the role with Project or relevant Management Accounting Experience. You will have the ability to be flexible in approach to problem solving, to take responsibility for actions, deliver business focused solutions and to present financial risks and assumptions to non financial audiences. You will have experience of identifying financial governance risks and issues and generating corrective action, delivering investments appraisals that have influenced business decisions, identifying business financial efficiencies and opportunities and a proven record of understanding dependencies and reconciling all outputs

 

It would be highly desirable that you have experience of Oracle based system, Post qualification Project Accounting experience and a background of working in large organisations.

 

Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!

 

Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision.

 

 



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