Project Accountant

A global design studio working across lifestyle, workplace, education and science sectors is looking for an accountant with a project focus to join the Perth office.

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This Australia-based global design studio working across the lifestyle, workplace, education and science sectors is looking for an accountant with a project focus to join their Perth studio. The firm, which specialises in architecture, interior design, consulting and urban design, offers varied career opportunities, a friendly team and a global business environment.

In this exciting role, your primary task will be to provide a general project accountancy function across the various design projects undertaken by the organisation. As an integral member of the finance team you will also need to develop a very strong working relationship with the design studio. It is essential that you are well organised and can work effectively in a fast paced environment while exhibiting a professional and practical approach to the role.

The key areas of responsibility are:

  • Project accountancy function
  • Ensuring accuracy in project reporting
  • Review project budgets, actuals, resourcing and forecasts
  • Account reconciliation
  • Analyse and explain variances
  • Work in progress

Financial reporting and administration:

  • Analysis of financial reports
  • Coding and analysis of project and studio costs
  • Monitoring accounts receivable
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Development, introduction, and continual improvement of supporting systems and processes

Strong communication and influencing skills are essential, as you will be working closely with various levels of management in the project studio through project reporting, managing systems, obtaining information and providing information.

It is essential that you are degree qualified with at least two years of practical experience in general or project accounting. You will also need sound analytical skills, the ability to work in an autonomous environment as well as under the pressure of tight deadlines. Professional services industry experience preferred.

If you fit the essential skills outlined above, then please send your CV and a covering letter to or call Karamea at Bespoke on 03 9663 1188.

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