Management Accountant

Pertemps Thames Water Commercial
Swindon, UK
Competitive salary
31 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Pertemps are delighted to be working with one of its key clients in the utility sector who require an experienced Management Accountant to support their busy finance team in Swindon, Wiltshire.

The successful person will play a vital role in monitoring billing and managing revenue recognition. You will be responsible for supporting month end close and reporting process, producing journals and reconciliations required as part of this.

Working hours are approximately 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm.

This is a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave paying up to £250 per day DOE.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

" Production of monthly management accounts and finance reports - preparation of month end accruals and entering accounting journals as necessary.
" Reconciliation of Billing schedules
" Balance sheet reconciliations
" Analysis of variances versus budget and previous periods
" First point of contact for financial queries
" Identify and deliver opportunities to improve control and efficiency.
" Tracking and driving Business Improvement Initiatives re Sales & Billing
" Preparation of presentations
" Responsibility for reconciling balance sheets within span of control in accordance with group procedures.
" Supporting the Senior Management Accountant in preparing budgets and forecasts for Retail Sales & Billing.
" Supporting the Senior Management Account in preparing Cost of Sales and reporting on monthly basis.
" Reporting of billing, cash and debt on behalf of other water companies
" Ownership of the payment process to pay other water companies the cash we have received on their behalf
" Supporting the Senior Management Accountant in all Regulatory and Statutory reporting required to Ofwat
" Support testing and implementation activities for the new billing system

What skills are we looking for?

" AAT qualified or be studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification.
" Experience in Management Accounting and analysis
" Experience with SAP/BI/ERP/HFM experience will be advantageous.
" Excellent IT / Excel skills
" Strong communication and presentation skills (verbal & written)
" Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage own workload.
" Able to build strong relationships

The closing date for applications is midnight 6 September

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