Management Accountant

Sheridan Maine
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sheridan Maine are recruiting on behalf of our client for a Management Accountant to join their UK Finance Team, providing the business with support and guidance and assisting in the development of tools to predict, report and maintain project and financial performance.

You will be involved in all day to day and month end activities including variance analysis.

Key Duties:

- Preparation and input of the accruals and prepayments.
- Assisting with the creation for all internal Projects ensuring that settlement rules are correct and budget is upheld.
- Reporting the detailed utilisation analysis by division including breakdown of labour recovery, non-recoverable time, bidding, R&D and internal Project. This extends to benchmarking and labour demand analysis.
- Monthly preparation of phased trial balance, profit and loss and KPI's.
- Production of monthly cost centre reviews, budget vs. actuals vs. forecast YTD.
- Providing ad hoc analysis as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

- Strong Excel skills.
- High levels of accuracy and excellent analytical skills to be able to collate significant amounts of data and analyse accurately to provide meaningful commentary and explanations for variations from budget.
- Strong communication skills.
- Able to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
- Trustworthiness and respect for confidential information.
- Proactive attitude.
- Flexible, both in taking on tasks at short notice and fulfilling other duties when required.
- High levels of accuracy and methodical approach, well organised with strong attention to detail.
- Knowledge of SAP system is an advantage.

This is a temporary contractor position for an initial period of 6 months that may be extended and/or become permanent.

The working hours are full time Monday to Friday (37 hours per week), exact working hours to be agreed with Line Manager. Holiday entitlement is 20 days + 8 public holidays per year, increasing to 25 days holiday after qualification.

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Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.