Management Accountant

Howells Contracts
Birmingham, UK
15 Oct 2019
02 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant

Birmingham based

Salary: £35,000 per annum - £40,000 per annum

Permanent position

The role will provide finance support on a portfolio of contracts which provides reactive and planned maintenance support to Local Government / Housing associations / Social housing.

Supporting and reporting to the Financial Controller, the right applicant will provide business support and data analysis and will work with stakeholders within the Finance Team and the rest of the company.

We are looking for a qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA), with Post Qualification Experience in industry, preferably from similar industries or backgrounds. May consider a passed Finalist.

This is an exciting role within a fast paced environment so strong analytical skills are essential.

You will have a proven track record of working closely with Operations/Commercial teams.

Experience in contract management would be beneficial.

This role will include some travel to regional branches within the UK.

Key accountabilities will include:
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts from underlying operational and commercial information
  • Working in partnership with Operational and Commercial teams
  • Ownership of the Balance Sheet and escalation of issues to the Financial Controller as appropriate
  • Liaising with Internal & External auditors
  • Fulfilling monthly and quarterly reporting requirements
  • Responsibility for producing accurate cash flow forecasts, monthly forecasts and annual budget
  • Systems management and business process review and improvement
  • Management and oversight of the integrity of cash management
  • Driver of continuous improvement ensuring a robust control environment
  • Provision of adhoc financial analysis as required

Personal qualities:
  • Proactive and self-starting approach
  • Working to tight deadlines and ability to prioritise and delegate as appropriate
  • Strong time management skills
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Be an advanced and confident user of Excel (including complex macros)
  • Self-motivating mind-set with a desire for continuous improvement
  • Ability to impact at all levels
  • Strong analytical and management skills
  • Be a clear communicator for finance out in the business

If you feel you have the relevant skills to complete the tasks listed above, alongside your CIMA or ACCA qualifications then please send in your CV or call Rosie Poole on 07768066516


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV. Alternatively contact us on 01474 850707.

Howells Contracts are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Howells Contracts acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

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