Management Accountant Location: Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire Negotiable Salary Kier Strategic Highways is looking to recruit a Management Accountant to work on the Areas 6&8 highways maintenance contract. The successful post-holder will be responsible for the provision and interpretation of financial/ management information to support and inform the local management team. This includes assisting with the completion of month end procedures and the completion of monthly management accounts as well as preparation of monthly rolling forecasts and Annual Business Plans. Key Responsibilities:
Provision of front line support to business segment management, attending Contract manager meetings where required.
Assisting the Commercial Accountant with new contract mobilisations so that all financial reporting requirements are in place.
Assisting with the preparation of business segment management accounts including reporting packs/commentary and analysis.
Preparation of analysis in respect of WIP, Debt and Cash positions on contracts.
Assisting with the preparation of Monthly Forecasts and Annual Business Plans.
Completion of balance sheet reconciliations.
Interfacing with local and Group support functions .i.e Finance Shared Service Centre.
Completion of adhoc analysis as required by the Commercial Accountant and wider business.
Deputising for the Commercial Accountant where required.
Ensuring appropriate systems of internal control are maintained and development of and adherence to company procedures.
Work with contract commercial and operational management to drive contract performance.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Part qualified CIMA/ACCA
Finance experience ideally gained in a commercial or management accounting role
Experience of working in the Support Services sector and or contract accounting would be advantageous
Excel literate preferably including macros
Able to manage pressure
Ability to challenge and question operational management
Meet strict deadlines
Be an excellent team player
Primary Location: United Kingdom-England-Cambridgeshire-Cambridge