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Project Accountant

Posted on 10 January 2018

Location: Pan London
Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hrs per week
Salary: circa £29,000
Closing date for applications: 16th January 2018

Groundwork London is a leading social and environmental regeneration charity.  We deliver over 500 projects each year aimed at: supporting people to stay in education, gain new skills and secure employment; reducing our environmental impact through energy efficiency, waste minimisation, reuse and recycling; and engaging communities and enterprise in improving their environment.

We are seeking a Project Accountant to contribute to the effective financial management of Groundwork London projects, specifically the Building Better Opportunities programme funded by ESF / Big Lottery Fund and managed by Groundwork London.

The Project Accountant is a member of the Corporate Services Finance Team and, working together with the other Project Accountants and Finance Manager, will be required to oversee day to day financial systems including sales ledger, purchase ledger, nominal ledger, cashbook, petty cash, project management and bank reconciliations.  Experience of financial management software packages (ideally Sage 200) is essential. 

The position of Project Accountant provides critical financial management in respect of the projects and programmes Groundwork London delivers and requires the post holder to liaise effectively with staff, programme partners, funders and other stakeholders.  

You will be expected to deliver a high standard of work and be able to communicate complex financial information to a diverse audience and produce detailed reporting and monitoring information to Trust and funder required standards.  With relevant experience in financial management of project budgets, you will assist with business planning and support project staff with the preparation and monitoring of budget information. 

Additionally, you will have a working knowledge of third sector financial management and VAT and excellent IT skills.

To Apply

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Please send your completed application form and recruitment monitoring form or an expression of interest quoting reference 485/PA to

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Stuart Harrison at

Closing date for applications: 10.00 am Tuesday 16th January 2018.

Interview date: TBC

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community