Project Finance Assistant

Are you analytical, inquisitive, detail driven and looking for a sales ledger role, which also supports the project management team? Have the required experience and thrive under pressure? Apply now!
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This role sits within a 15 strong finance team and reports into the Project Finance Analyst.  The purpose of this role is to manage the Sales Ledger function and provide financial support to the project management team. 

Key responsibilities and deliverables

  • Raise and process sales invoices and credit notes for contractual design instalments in a timely manner for issue by Senior Partner, Finance.
  • Responsible for project credit control and drafting emails to chase payment of outstanding invoices and communicate outstanding debt to the wider team on a weekly basis
  • Manage and maintain Invoicing Schedule on a daily basis.
  • Collate supporting documentation for sales invoices.
  • Prepare Client Statements of Account and Aged Debtor reports with commentary on a weekly basis for review.
  • Liaise with Associates and project managers regarding project invoicing, billing, contractual milestones and staff capacity requirements on a regular basis.
  • Manage and maintain project cash flow
  • Prepare and update contractual payment schedules, project plans and summary of works completed.
  • Prepare project related Management Time reconciliations on a monthly basis for review by Project Finance Analyst
  • Assist Project Finance Analyst on project revenue recognition
  • Prepare month-end revenue and deferred income related management accounting reports for review by Project Finance Analyst.
  • Prepare monthly VAT Turnover reconciliations
  • Understand how to identify whether staff timesheet postings are correct in accordance with the Contract and highlight concerns
  • Prepare pitch work time reports on a monthly basis for review by Project Finance Analyst
  • Prepare analysis of staff chargeability on a monthly basis for review by Project Finance Analyst Proactively design and prepare ad hoc reports as necessary

Required skills and experience

  • Essential skills and experience include:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar or related role and to have previously worked within a Finance team 
  • Advanced MS Office, particularly Excel and WordKnowledge of UK VAT rules
  • Clear and concise written and oral communication skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proactive and able to prioritise and manage workload
  • Desirable skills include:
  • Knowledge of Sun Accounts
  • Knowledge of European VAT rules
  • Ability to anticipate and identify risk and provide solutions
  • Ability to build relationships and work with all levels of seniority
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently 

 Remuneration and benefits

  • Competitive salary available depending on level of experience
  • Hours 9:30am – 5:30pm – Monday to Friday
  • 24 days annual leave per annum
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Luxurious riverside office environment
  • On completion of a successful probation period:
    • Private health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Company pension scheme
    • Season ticket loan
    • Ride to work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers

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The Old Fire Station
SW14 8SN London Directions +44 208 392 8400


Andrew and Jane Winch built the business on the principle that our people should be at the heart of everything we do and we champion this today. We aim to provide a great place to work for our colleagues by investing hugely in their development and well being as well as recognising and rewarding them for delivering outstanding results. 

The environment is inspirational and innovation driven. 

We work hard, but equally know when, and how to have fun! 

These are just a few reasons why you will love working with us.

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