Business Unit Accountant

Robert Walters
London (East)
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Industry leading Engineering business based in east London are looking for an exceptional communicator and business partner to join as a Business Unit Accountant. You will take full financial responsibility, including management and financial reporting, for a joint venture and be the key business partner to the senior management team.

Business Unit Accountant - Engineering Group - East London

Your responsibilities will consist of:

* Ownership of the completeness and accuracy of all CVU ledgers and balance sheets including all balance sheet reconciliations and controls
* Month end close process and monthly production of CVU management and financial accounts and reports
* Presentation of results to JV Board
* Quarterly forecasting and annual budget process for P&L and balance sheet
* Short and medium term cash flow forecasting and monitoring
* Establish and improve operational finance processes including timesheets, cost reports and interface management with external systems
* Be the business partner to senior management and key stakeholders within each JV partner
* Liaison with JV partner finance teams, providing required reports and information
* Liaison with client finance team at TFL in respect of sales invoicing, credit control, cost reporting and other client requirements
* Be the point of interface with the Shared Services transactional processing teams
* Ensure CVU complies with all applicable UK taxes, CIS and VAT returns, provision of information to the JV partners for Corporation tax return, provision of SAO process and control support
* Analysis to support improving productivity / margin / cost savings
* Ad hoc projects and exercises as required

Required Qualifications/ Experience

Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

Significant experience in a business partnering capacity

Ability to present to Board level

Ability to communicate complex financial information to non-finance personnel

Evidence of building strong relationships with senior management

Project management experience (will be expected to help with the successful roll out of processes and systems within the newly created JV structure)

Their will be some travel with this role, but it will be limited to one day a week.

If this sounds of interest to you or someone you may know please apply directly or call/email Jim on 02075098014 /

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