Management Accountant

Capita Gov
Swindon, UK
12 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Management Accountant
Location: Swindon
Rates: Up To £352.84 per day (PAYE) - Up To £395.43 per day (LTD/Umbrella)
This role is In Scope of IR35

About the role / project:

Provide a proactive financial and management accounting service to budget holders to support business decisions and maintain financial control.
Support the 3 programme finance managers and financial controller. Duties include: reporting, interrogation of finance systems, turn data into information and graphs, checking results are looking right, raising issues to manager along with having a very sharp eye of Excel.

What you will do:

1. Support the preparation of business plans and budgets, providing specialist advice.

2. Produce and present period actuals and forecasts for budget holders, including preparing period accruals, transfers and adjustments. Issue reports and support budget holders in understanding the impact of the period results and forecasts against budgets.

3. Produce the period end business review pack and highlight any significant issues with financial and other business results.

4. Monitor and promulgate corporate governance throughout the function and review compliance with financial regulations.

5. Assist in investment appraisals and business case analysis.

6. Model and analyse cost base and identify and monitor opportunities and efficiencies.

7. Participate in budget holder key meetings to provide sound financial advice and support.

8. Provide investment and project accounting services as required for areas of responsibility.

9. Support the timely collection of business unit debts and payment of business unit creditors, and supply accurate periodic cash forecasts.

10. Identify and manage commercial risks, including the financial suitability of new customers. Promote risk management in the function.

Your experience will include:


* Student/part membership (or equivalent) of the relevant professional body having progressed beyond the first stage of qualification, or possession of sufficient experience to fulfil the requirements of the role without membership of the relevant professional body.

* Knowledge of Excel including tables, look ups, graphs and reporting.

* Ability to understand finance.

* Personable team player.


* 3 years' experience within finance disciplines of Network Rail and/or external organisations.

* Experience of Oracle based systems.

* Background in management accounting.

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