Interim Regional Management Accountant

PSD Group.
North Lanarkshire
200.00 GBP Annual + GBP200 per day
23 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Contract type
Full time
My client is a growing division of a leading residential development company looking to recruit an interim Regional Management Accountant for 12 months to provide finance support to the Regional Financial Controller / Director through the production of timely and accurate management and financial information.

Main Duties / Accountability

Month End Accounting
  • Assist Financial Controller with preparation of the monthly management accounts for the region within agreed timescales provide by group.
  • Undertake regional balance sheet reconciliations and own the resolution of issues.
  • Process journals and ensure appropriate approvals are in place.
  • Support the review of all budget and forecast variances through the production of monthly variance reports.

Cash Management
  • Support the regions cash forecasting through the coordination of all aspects of cash reporting and the identification of risks and opportunities for both revenue and cost
  • Support the preparation of regional reviews by providing timely cash reporting and variance analysis at a regional and site level

Profit Management
  • Update sales price analysis on a weekly basis and provide the regional management team with a forward forecast of price variance based upon current sales releases and achieved prices. Identify risks and opportunities
  • Support and challenge the sales team in the forecasting of legal completions in order to identify opportunities for over delivery and risks of under–delivery.
  • Produce reports on monthly marketing spend by site versus budget/forecast and review with sales teams to challenge and reforecast. Identify opportunities for savings.

Management Information
  • Collation of adhoc reporting information as and when requested by senior management.
  • Produce and maintain other finance specific reports in relation to sales security, stock, sales type analysis and cost tracking.
  • Prepare monthly Build WIP Analysis and use this to aid in setting and actively controlling WIP on site to within the threshold levels.

What we're looking for:

  • Qualified Accountant (No Post Qualified Experience required) or Part Qualified Accountant
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise own workload and manage time in order to meet deadlines

  • Experience of delivering timely, accurate and concise reporting
  • Experience of construction preferable (not essential)
  • Experience of budgeting, cost control and management reporting
  • You will also be an advanced user of excel
Circa GBP200 per day

Contact Mike Sefton, Consultant

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