Management Accountant

Saint Gobain Limited
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our passionate and knowledgeable team. The successful candidate will support the Contracting Sector (part of the Installation business activity of Building Glass UK & Ireland) in managing and controlling the finance function, according to the Saint-Gobain Internal Control Reference Framework and General Accounting Policies, and will provide integrity, accuracy and relevance of the numbers to operations and the Senior Team.

What will I be doing in the role?

In the role as Management Accountant you will;

    Provide support in maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the financial reporting in the Contracting Business based around the UK
    Manage the day to day financial transactional processes to ensure the above and maintain good relations with internal and external stakeholders
    Provide support to the Contracting Senior Management Accountant and Head of Finance in the preparation of forecasts for the financial performance on a periodic basis for consolidation with other Building Glass UK & Ireland Sectors to provide visibility and allow appropriate corrective actions to be taken
    Provide support in the preparation of the month end accounts for consolidation upwards (3 day close)
    Assist in/be responsible for the completion of the monthly cost to complete process for part of the Contracting Sector to provide accurate and up to date pictures of the financial performance of contracting projects ranging from PS1m to PS10m
    Form part of operational or finance related project teams as and when required

    Am I who you are looking for?

    First and foremost we always want to recruit great people that align well with our values. We are particularly keen to meet people who share our passion for innovation and sustainability. For the Management Accountant specifically it is important that you have/are:

      At least 3 years' operational experience in a Management Accountant role
      Financially and commercially astute
      The ability to work consistently under pressure, and to tight deadlines and has excellent organisational skills
      Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
      Intermediate/advanced knowledge and practical experience of ERP (ideally SAP) and Microsoft Office applications
      Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
      Good knowledge of controlling and business partnering

      What about the business I'll be joining?

      There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

      This vacancy is working for Glassolutions - part of the Saint-Gobain group and is the largest processor, distributor, installer and repairer of glass and glazing systems in the UK; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries... Are You In?

      What will I get in return?

      A competitive salary and pension package.

      An extensive benefits package including cycle2work, share schemes, discounts & cashback with 100's of online and high street retailers.

      In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Glassolutions or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn't always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

      What do I need to do now?

      We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.


      Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV's/applications from anyone, unless invited to do so.

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