Project Accountant

Discipline: Major Projects
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: up to £45, 000 depending on experience
Contact email:
Job ref: 007725
Published: 17 days ago
Expiry date: 21 Jun 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Project Accountant to join the National Theatre Estates Capital Team on a 24 Month Contract.


The purpose of the role

This role will be the Project Accountant for the Estates Capital Projects team and the NT Infrastructure Upgrade project, a programme of £26.4m of government funded capital works, together with on-going Estates capital projects.  Working as part of the Estates Capital Projects team and working closely with Project Managers, the Programme Manager, the Programme Lead and the Finance Team, this role will be responsible for project budgeting, forecasting, cashflow and risk, reporting, and statutory financial accounting, including yearend accounting.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Experience in a similar role or equivalent role
  • Demonstrable experience of capital / project accounting with a good understanding of financial procedures and project controls
  • Strong management accounting experience including budgeting and forecasting
  • A recognised professional accountancy part or full qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate financial information concisely and clearly and in person with all levels in a professional and friendly manner

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!


Download the Job Description here.


Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is  Friday 21st June 2024 at 12 noon.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024