Account Manager

Randstad Construction, Property and Engineering
Shipley, UK
16 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Account Manager with an interest in interior design within the construction industry?

If so I have an exciting new opportunity that I am fortunate enough to share with you.

My clients are specialist fit-out contractors and manufacturers of bespoke furniture located in a historic village on the outer skirts of Bradford that are now looking for an Account Manager with a proven background in the industry, who will be able to provide first class service to a number of commercial contracts, to join their growing team . Working within their amazing, vibrant and modern open-planned office, they are looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion to learn.

Job Role

The Successful Account Manager will be working alongside the Office Manager and reporting directly to the Financial Director. The role itself will be very fast-paced, varied and demanding so a strong accountancy and finance background ideally gained within the construction industry will be highly desirable. Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to;
  • Preparation and completion of monthly management accounts, analysis of YTD/prior year variances, cash flow forecasts/budgets verses actual and reporting of variances
  • Producing weekly, monthly and annual internal and supplier reports as the business requires
  • Calculation of work in progress, accruals and prepayments - working closely with the commercial team on live projects costs
  • Management of debtor and creditor ledgers, credit control and cash flow.
  • Working on Sage, QuickBooks accountancy packages and MS Excel to a highly competent standard
  • Working with HMRC online portal regarding VAT, CIS
  • Liaising with company accountants regarding accountancy, tax and financial matters (current payroll duties carried out by accountants)
  • Providing complex forecasting reports to support the FD and chairing finance related meetings on behalf of the FD as required
  • Banking, bank reconciliation, petty cash, credit card purchases, employee, self employee expenses
  • Management of sub-contractor approvals process: questionnaires, credit checks, insurances, accreditations
  • Management of company accreditations i.e. CHAS, Construction Line, Safe Contractor and online PQQ assistance
  • Invoicing; a good understanding of interim invoices, valuations, valuations, final accounts, payment certificates, retentions
  • Support to the administration department as required; travel arrangements, management of business mobile phones, answering calls

Essential Requirements
  • Minimum 6 years experience
  • Industry experience is highly desirable
  • Working Knowledge of QuickBooks and Sage
  • Driving is desired due to the closest public transport route being over 1km away from the office
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Team orientated

Package & Benefits
  • £28,000 per annum
  • 22 days holiday +Bank Holidays
  • Christmas shutdown period
  • 3% employers pension contribution

A pre-screening interview in our Leeds office is required initially and any successful candidates put forward to the client will then have a two stage interview process with them directly.

This is an opportunity you won't want to miss so please apply now or call Beth on to discuss further.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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