Project Accountant – Global Government - 6 month Part Time FTC

London (Greater)
07 Jun 2021
07 Jul 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Project Accountant – Global Government - 6 month Part Time FTC

  • 99 City Rd, London EC1Y 1BJ, UK Full-time
  • Level: Employee - Standard

Company Description

Inmarsat has been at the forefront of global mobile satellite communications for over forty years, and is the market leading provider of voice and high-speed data communications for users on land, at sea and in the air through its constellation of 14 geostationary satellites.  Inmarsat is a privately owned company with a profitable track record and significant growth aspirations. This is represented by more than 55 nationalities in the workforce, reflecting the global and dynamic nature of the business. With an investment of over $3 billion in its latest network infrastructure, Inmarsat is at the forefront of global mobile communications innovation.

Chief Finance Office

Inmarsat’s Chief Finance Office (CFO) processes millions of transactions a month that enable us to interact efficiently with our suppliers, customers, trading partners and regulators. We make sure that the Company is properly funded and well controlled, that our taxes are paid and that shareholders and banks continue to support our plans. Our commercial teams help ensure that the business takes sound decisions through robust planning, careful pricing, sound contracts, skilled procurement and rigorous evaluation of every major business decision.

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

The primary purpose of the position is to provide robust and efficient financial analysis related to projects within the Global Government business unit. This includes taking ownership of project setups, billing, project costs, understanding variances and ensuring timesheet completion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the key contact for project managers to provide timely and accurate information
  • Maintaining project reports and tracking all relevant income and expenditure for each project
  • Analyse and understand variances to plan and provide commentary
  • Leading process improvement and enhancements in relation to projects
  • Report on project profitability to senior management


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Previous project support and financial control experience
  • Excellent communication skills to present findings in written, PowerPoint, spreadsheet and verbal format to senior management
  • A creative problem solver and proactive individual with the ability to effectively manage various projects while adhering to deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently with passion for excellence and innovation.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relevant industry experience would be preferable.
  • Experience working with SAP and Tableau and SAP would be preferable

Additional Information

You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

Inmarsat Values: 

Our values define Inmarsat’s culture and represent what we believe in. Inmarsat employees aspire to certain behaviours which support our corporate values, they create a stronger working environment and lie at the heart of our continued success as an organisation.

  •  Accountability – taking ownership, getting results and keeping our promises
  • Respect – collaborating, embracing diversity and valuing differences
  • Excellence – creating bold solutions for our customers and putting quality at the heart of everything we do

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