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Project Accountant

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £42,133 - £48,979

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169570

We’re working with a fast-growing Charity organisation who are looking for a CIMA qualified candidate with experience in project management and financial system implementation.

You will join their finance team during an exciting period of change!

This is an 18-month fixed-term contract to support bespoke projects to be delivered before June 2023.

As a Project Accountant you will be reporting to the Finance Director and be responsible for implementing new systems including a new in-house payroll and eventually new finance system, so advanced excel knowledge is essential.

This role is Monday to Friday and based in Newcastle - hybrid working and flexible start times are available.


  • Develop business modelling for tenders and business change initiatives, testing assumptions and key sensitivities including root cause analysis

  • Project manage enhancing in-house Payroll function, in collaboration with Finance Director and HR Department

  • Scope new financial software requirements and commence market analysis for a solution which will integrate into new HR & Payroll solution

  • Review the Procure to Pay function to identify short-term efficiencies within EWP

  • Work with Data Insights team on temporary solution for financial information extract from Sage 200 into Operational dashboards


About you:


  • CIMA (or equivalent) professional qualification

  • Project management experience

  • Financial system implementation experience

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Advanced Excel


If you’re interested in this opportunity, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.