Senior Project Controller

Role Description

CPL is recruiting for an ambitious qualified Accountant on behalf of a Global Consultancy business to support the Financial Management of multiple, complex projects and provide essential risk management support. This is a pivotal role, based in Belfast (with no travel) within the Finance division the Accountant will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of monthly financial accounts, annual budgeting and on-going forecasting. This is a fantastic opportunity for career minded individuals to develop their career within an organisation that offers a culture of collaboration and innovation.

Duties will include:

  • Management of junior staff in terms of allocating workload, training, providing guidance and reviewing outputs
  • Working with the Project management team to develop the project budget.
  • Tracking actual fees and expenses against budget and forecast to complete.
  • Generating client invoices and tracking debtors.
  • Managing revenues and costs for internationally offices and sub-contractors.
  • Preparing financial reports and undertaking financial modelling to prepare budgets and business cases
  • Supporting various project managers with responsibilities including status reporting, risk management, developing plans, subcontractor management, resource management etc.

Ideal candidate

  • Fully-qualified in an accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA )
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment with ambitious and demanding individuals
  • Core financial awareness including principals of reporting, consolidation, planning budgeting and forecasting
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience of an accounting system (e.g. SAP) would be preferable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and quantitative aptitude


For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy job please apply via the link below or contact Darrach Teague in the strictest confidence on 0289072 5614


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