Job Purpose

 As the Commercial Accountant you will report to the Head of Finance and you will liaise with all companies within the group of companies to ensure successful delivery of the projects portfolio.

The Role

  • Business Partner with the Project Teams within the group of companies to ensure project revenue, costs, cash inflows or outflows are accurately captured and reported.
  • Assist with the preparation of project cashflow forecasts, reports and analysis of business activity for input to weekly and monthly group forecasts.
  • Correct set up of projects within the IFS ERP system and any support systems at inception of each project, including correct allocation of Cost Baseline Budgets, Margins, Revenue and cash plans in line with approved budget
  • Agree with the Head of Finance the relevant Group accounting standards and principles applicable to each project including IFRS15
  • Report to the Head of Finance and the SLT the business revenue & cash milestones; budgeted and forecast dates; anticipate and report risks that might create delay to these milestones; propose corrective actions to assist the project team to complete on time.
  • Monitor monthly actual costs and investigate and rectify any discrepancies on time for Project Management Reviews (PMRs).
  • Review supplier requisitions with procurement team and ensure requisitions and purchase orders are in line with project budgets and correctly reported.

About you

  • 2 + years post qualification experience within construction environment
  • Excellent understanding of accounting processes and the need for appropriate controls in place.
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of accounting software such as IFS or similar ERP software.
  • Practical experience in the use of Data Analytics tools.
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and PowerPoint

The Package

  • Competitive base pay
  • 33 days holiday
  • Company pension
  • Early finish on Fridays

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Job Category: Commercial Accountant
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Belfast

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