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Finance Manager - construction / engineering / utilities (12 month FTC)

50,000 - 65,000

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Senior Accountant / Finance Manager (12 Month Fixed term Contract) - ideally start within a month.

Watford / Rickmansworth

50-65k plus excellent benefits.

Work for a leading construction/engineering organisation, who is inclusive, responsible and helping to build a better society. Drawing on their Scandinavian heritage, they are green, innovative and progressive, bringing people and technology together to build, upgrade and maintain the country’s buildings and infrastructure.

We are currently hiring a Senior Accountant / finance manager to join the team in South Hertfordshire to support the Finance Director in providing financial information, support, advice and governance to the business unit.

You will also be involved in helping to drive improvements across multiple projects around the UK. This will involve business partnering with operations and getting under the skin of each project.

Working as a Senior Accountant / finance manager you’ll find plenty of variety, opportunities for personal development, career progression and a constant stream of new challenges. All in a supportive and inclusive environment.

You will have a broad range of responsibilities;

  • Reporting to the Divisional Finance Director, you will be responsible for leading a team of 4.
  • Timely production of accurate insightful monthly management accounts
  • Leading the quarterly forecasting and budgeting cycle
  • Review and challenge Project Financials at Project forecast meetings.
  • Preparation of monthly reporting pack including variance analysis.
  • Production and review of full balance sheet reconciliation and identify potential risks/opportunities
  • Ensure financial processes/controls are adhered to and to identify improvements in processes and systems as appropriate
  • Production and review of VAT returns, PSA and other tax returns
  • Oversee the control recharges to contracts (and JVs where applicable)
  • Ensure the JV process with other operating units runs smoothly with good oversight
  • Management of accounting systems
  • Manage the interim and year-end audit process

We're looking for:

  • A qualified accountant with post qualified experience.
  • Experience in a similar role from a similar industry (ideal)
  • Strong people management skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to hit the ground running

A career with us means you’ll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.

These include; Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, healthcare, company car or car allowance, share save schemes and much more.

The business thrives through embracing differences because they know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping them to build successful and winning teams.

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