Project coordinator/Accounts assistant

Project coordinator/Accounts assistant

  • Location

    Enderby, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ruby Webster

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for a highly renowned organisation that is part of a multi-national group of companies and promotes a creative and dynamic work environment. They have an opportunity for a project coordinator/accounts assistant to join them on a temporary, on going basis.

This is a great opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. There are opportunities for career advancement within this thriving, award-winning professional organisation.


You will work within the developing accounts department and report to the Financial Manager. You will be responsible for providing accounting assistance to the project managers (PM's) and perform key weekly and monthly tasks within the accounts team.

A list of key responsibilities is outlined below:

  • Weekly monitoring of timesheet completion, timesheet upload into Sage and production of KPI's
  • Weekly time and material charge sheet generation for reporting to clients
  • Raising of invoices to clients for time and material projects, liaising with clients to provide any additional documentation required
  • Maintaining cost monitoring across all projects and reviewing with PM's on a monthly basis
  • Updating % complete and budget figures in Sage
  • Raising supplier purchase orders on request of PM's
  • Booking in customer purchase orders into Sage and maintaining project files
  • Creation of new projects & closing of old projects in Sage/Cherwell
  • Prepare PM slides/reports for internal/external reporting
  • Other adhoc tasks as required

Personal Profile and Attitude

As a key member of the accounts team, you will have:

  • Highest ethics and integrity
  • A positive "can do" attitude, good interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to collaborate closely with colleagues
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to deal professionally with both internal and external customers
  • Be highly motivated, with the self-discipline to manage workload and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong numerical, written and oral communication skills
  • Good team player, being willing to cover other roles with the accounts team from time to time

Key Experience

Knowledge and experience with the following would be beneficial:

  • Sage 50 Accounts
  • Microsoft Office, with strong Excel skills