Robert Half

Project Accountant - Construction & Property

Robert Half
England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
20 Mar 2019
17 Apr 2019
Lewis Kelly
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

The Permanent division of Robert Half Finance & Accounting are working in partnership with a prestigious construction PLC to recruit a proactive Project Accountant to support its ongoing property development programme.

Northampton / Project Accountant / £50,000 - £60,000


Working in partnership with senior stakeholders the Project Accountant will take responsibility for driving change, developing the budgeting & forecasting process and enhancing all reporting associated with the property development programme. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Controlling the progress of designated property development projects
  • Business Partner with Development Surveyors and external Quantity Surveyors as well as the wider management group
  • Managing development cost approvals, payment runs and draw down process from funders, including projecting portfolio level cashflows
  • Supporting preparation of development appraisals, including the financial aspects of business plans and re-underwriting
  • Supporting the property team with their development project budgets and cash flow forecasts; tracking actual spend vs budget
  • Wider corporate and management accounting responsibilities from time to time.


  • Ideal candidates will have worked in a similar role/industry and be qualified in a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or in the latter stages of their studies.
  • Strong communication skills - capable of working with internal and external stakeholders
  • High degree of commercial acumen
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Able to work within tight deadlines
  • Results orientated, with a desire succeed

The Company

Based in Northampton, our client is a leading construction PLC with offices across the UK who are known for developing talent and known for valuing their staff.

Salary & Benefits

The role of Project Accountant is paying between £50,000 - £60,000 and excellent benefits.

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