Programme Accountant

Axon Moore
£30000 - £35000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A newly created standalone opportunity has become available at the Leeds site of a utilities and facilities management provider that offers an interesting opportunity that will possibly suit candidates from a range of experience levels.

The business is promoting one of it's Cheshire based Programme Accountants and has decided to moved the business unit (BU) responsibility to the Leeds site where the role will report into the Programme Director and sit as the only finance presence at the Yorkshire office. From here the role is responsible for business partnering with strategic business units in order to provide commercial analysis and day to day finance support. The role will prepare the management accounts for the BU, controlling and managing budgets and costs to maximise revenue streams. It will perform detailed monthly project reviews to identify areas of concern and actions to remedy them as such.

Further to the above, the role will also look at managing working capital levels, challenging current process to promote best practice, production of annual budget and monthly forecasts and the undertaking of analysis to promote growth opportunities within the business.

The business is looking for an accountant with a background in the utilities or facilities management sector or, to be slightly less specific, someone with a proven record of dealing with high volume, short term projects. This can be some who is almost qualified (ACCA/CIMA/ACA), newly qualified or someone qualified by experience, though really the overriding need is for an accountant with the tenacity and resilience to work alongside and challenge the Programme Managers. The business is looking for a change maker that will challenge current practice and encourage positive process growth in the business.

Overall the role presents an interesting challenge as a newly created position at the Leeds office. The role offers a project that the successful candidate can take forward and look to make a real difference within the operation through engaging commercial work.
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