Management Accountant - French speaker

Harcourt Matthews Ltd
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a market leader within the Pfi & PPP sector, this high-growth long term developer, investor & operator of public sector infrastructure assets supports a broad range of projects encompassing Property, Construction, Infrastructure & Waste Recycling. Continued & successful expansion through winning bids, financial close & new projects has created a new opportunity for a Finalist to undertake a Management Accountant role within the Projects Finance team. Your brief includes:

•Supporting preparation of monthly management accounts including P&L, Cashflow, Balance Sheet & variance analysis
•Assisting with preparation of annual budgets, year-end audit files & statutory accounts
•Assisting with month end processes, posting journals & finalising monthly trial balances
•Bank account management, cashflow monitoring & cash balance control
•Development of strong understanding of financial models & key project documents
•Building robust relationships with key stakeholders including client, sub-contractors & Project Directors
•Preparation of monthly & quarterly VAT returns, ensuring local compliance & understanding of regulation
•Preparation of counterparty invoices & ensuring payment in line with project agreements
•Raising supplier payments & ensuring loan/interest repayments are made

As a graduate Part-Qualified or Finalist accountant with a strong academic track record, you will be seeking to develop your existing technical accounting expertise within a commercial business environment. The role demands strong technical accounting and reporting skills, the ability to balance a number of projects simultaneously and the gravitas to build robust relationships with key stakeholders. A professional attitude, self-motivated approach and excellent interpersonal skills are prerequisite. As the role will interact with French suppliers, fluency in French is strongly preferred.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.