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Interim Project Finance Business Partner

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Qualified/Senior Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


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  • Job ref:

    JN -052020-70657_1589466195

  • Published:

    14 May 2020

  • Expiry date:

    13 July 2020

  • Start date:


As an Interim Project Finance Business Partner you will provide both assurance and challenge to the Client Director, and their team, in relation to the financial elements of their project plan, value for money and corporate governance.

About the role:

  • Provides guidance on the application of governance within area.

  • Acting as the Chief Financial Officer's (CFO) representative at monthly review meetings.

  • Review and financial endorsement of Change and Investment Papers, challenging all risks/ opportunities/ ensuring programme impacts are clearly identified and any associated costs recorded.

  • Provides guidance on appropriate IFRS accounting treatment of transactions (prepayment / accruals/ liabilities)

  • Oversee the month end financial accounts close

  • Contribute to the year end accounts and audit

  • Complete monthly analytics of contract spend and accruals held and challenge budget holders

  • Provide budget variance commentary

  • Review and challenge emerging forecasts and monitor against Spending Review (SR) funding

  • Lead Business Planning and forecasting process, providing guidance on planning principles and expectations as provided by the organisation business planning for the area.

About You:

  • CCAB qualified accountant

  • Experience in a Project environment.

  • Experience in providing financial information to inform project decisions, recognising consequence against cost, schedule and quality.

  • Experience in business planning, forecasting experience within a project environment

  • Most have dealt with large scale projects in the last five years (million £ +)

  • Construction or Rail experience desirable

Please be aware this role will be INSIDE IR35.

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