Management Accountant

Colas Limited
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

To be responsible for Work stream overheads accounting and the temporary responsibility of Uganda branch office accounting. Assist and support the Head of Finance on the preparation of the financial reporting of the Division (including budget and management accounts). There is also an opportunity to progressively assume cost control responsibilities on a specific Project.

Main Activities

Division overheads

·Assist in the preparation of the Division overheads budget

·Ensure all overheads costs are properly captured and allocated to Division departments

·Prepare and record month-end overheads journal entries into CODA (accruals, recode journals)

·In charge of the recharge codes to other departments or companies and raise the monthly recharge invoices

·Coordinate with Finance Department the administration of accounts (debtor and creditor accounts opening)

·Prepare the monthly management accounts reports for the work-stream and provide analysis of overhead expenditure versus budget and divisional reserves and provisions

·Monitor Capex expenditure versus budget

·Preparation of monthly reporting to Colas Ltd and to Colas SA

·Provide all information required by External and Internal Audits.

Uganda branch

Temporarily be responsible for recording Uganda branch office overheads:

·Implement clear accounting process with weekly cost reports from Uganda

·Record overheads journals into CODA and responsible for monthly closing

·Responsible for bank reconciliation, cash forecast and current account administration

·Provide all information required by External and Internal Audits.


·Assist in the preparation of the annual budgets and 3 year plan for the work-stream results and regular year end re-forecasting

·Support in the production of the monthly management accounts reports for the work-stream

Corporate Project Work

·Support the Head of Finance – Strategic Projects in setting up new accounting and business processes within the work stream



·Qualified Accountant CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent

·Minimum 3 years post qualification experience


·Preferred experience as a qualified accountant working within a construction / contracting environment

·IT literate (Pack Office and J D Edwards or similar)

·Ability to work and communicate with staff at all levels and departments

Colas is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applicants from all minority groups.


Please note that Colas Ltd does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Colas Ltd will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Colas Ltd explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Colas Ltd.

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