Cost Project Accountant, Transformation, Business Partnering

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Aston Carter
flag_no United Kingdom
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My client, a leading Tier 1 Bank, is looking for a qualified Cost Project Accountant to join their Group Funding Division for a long term contract. The ideal candidate must have multiple years experience within a Cost Transformation Project, ideally with strong exposure to a variety of banking products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the overall Governance process for all projects submitted to the Cost Board as part of the Transform CTA and Cross Group Funded processes.
  • Support the quarterly CTA attestation process.
  • Support Relationship Managers to obtain project level information for both CTA and SI Strategic Investments" - including Cross Group Funded initiatives.
  • Perform monthly data collection review and analytics
  • Support the O&T Finance Projects team through the provision of governance for all projects submitted to the Cost Board as part of CTA and Cross Group Funding initiatives.
  • Ensure all approved business cases are reported in the monthly data collection exercise. Flagging out of governance spend.
  • Support O&T Finance Projects team ad hoc requests in addition to daily deliverables
  • Conduct monthly control checks and finance analysis on portfolio movements.
  • Escalate issues as required.
  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Operational Risk Framework and internal banking Policies and Standards.


  • An individual with strong finance experience, with the drive to deliver results on both planned and unplanned deliverables.
  • In depth experience and understanding of finance processes/controls.
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Self starter with a good eye for detail, with proven ability to challenge decision making.
  • Ability to work efficiently and collaboratively in order to ensure the timely resolution of issues.
  • Strong communication skills to ensure effective liaison with peers and senior stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational and planning abilities, to ensure that diverse tasks are managed and delivered to agreed timescales and standards.
Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group's Privacy Notice ). By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant's voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant's profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.