Management Accountant

Location
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000 dependent upon experience
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Ref
MC/OH/701
Clearance Level
BPSS, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent

Reporting to the Financial Controller, duties will include:

  • monitoring and providing analysis on individual projects;
  • supporting Group Heads and Project Managers in the understanding of their financial performance and the implication of changes in project costs and timescales;
  • developing tailored financial reports for Management, Group Heads and Project Managers;
  • assisting with quarterly forecasting, annual budgeting and long term plans;
  • ensuring that the timesheet system and the company finance system reconcile each month;
  • export timesheets from the timesheet system into the company finance system;
  • utilisation reporting;
  • initiating new project codes in the company finance system;
  • supporting the preparation and analysis of bids;
  • recording and monitoring of bid costs & providing feedback to interested parties;
  • assisting in the design and implementation of new systems and processes;
  • providing support within the Finance team as required;
  • supporting the preparation and analysis of bids.

 Essential:

  • confident communication skills, comfortable challenging information and identifying potential issues;
  • strong Excel & PowerPoint skills;
  • strong IT skills with the ability to download and manipulate large volumes of data;
  • flexible and positive attitude;
  • extremely numerate;
  • strong process & administration skills;
  • financial systems knowledge (Sage, Exchequer, Oracle or similar);
  • part qualified / qualified accountant or significant experience in a finance/accounting environment.

Desirable:

  • experience of working in a project based environment;
  • database reporting packages such as Crystal Reports, Access etc.;
  • implementing new systems and processes.