Project Accountant

Location UK / Tyrone

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1366536

 Job Description

Project Accountant/Contract Accountant Co Tyrone

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT                                                                                 JOB REF: 0461


Our client is a progressive and award-winning company who provides innovative solutions to the global recycling, quarrying and mining industries.



Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all forecast project costs and revenues are recorded and reported accurately on a monthly basis. This will involve working with finance department and team of project managers to review actual costs and revenues on each project and co-ordinate monthly cost variance analysis. The successful candidate will also work with the project engineers and purchasing department to ensure that all the bills of materials are correct.




  • Run actual project cost reports from the accounting system for each live project
  • Compare the actual project costs to the project budget costs prepared by the Pre-Sales team.
  • Coordinate with the project managers to understand any variances of the actual costs to the budget costs.
  • Ensure that all project bills of materials are accurate and that all necessary stock transfers in and out of the project have been completed accurately and timely, making any corrections as necessary to ensure that our project margins are reported correctly
  • Review current stock lists with the design engineer and project manager and identify if any of the stock parts could be used for each new project that goes live.
  • Report any movements in forecast revenue or costs for the projects to Finance for inclusion in the monthly management accounts.
  • Ensure that any learnings from the variance analysis are fed back to the Pre-Sales team for inclusion in future pricing & proposals and to the wider teams where applicable.



Person Specification

  • Qualified or Part-Qualified Accountant
    • Degree in Accounting / Business / Engineering
    • 4+ years’ experience in a financial or commercial role
    • Previous experience as a project or contract accountant
    • Previous exposure to engineering, manufacturing & factory environments
      • Previous experience working with engineering bills of materials


Contact Donna McGurk for a confidential chat or submit your CV via the link.


The Company reserves the right to vary criteria at the shortlisting stage.


Spectrum Employment Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.





SPECTRUM EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and collects, processes and stores all personal data solely for the purpose of finding applicants suitable employment opportunities. By submitting your personal details (CV) to us, you are giving us consent to process and store your data for this purpose. We only share your personal data with third party processors and with potential employers who are essential for us in providing this service.