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Management Accountant

  • Location Chorley
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH136491

Investigo are working in a national provider or property and facilities services to recruit for an experienced Management Accountant looking for their next challenge.

This will be a hybrid role with two days required in their Chorley offices and the rest of the week free to choose between home and the office. This role also comes with full professional

Job objectives and responsibilities

  • To provide efficient and effective financial support to multiple contract managers and management team including month end review of transactions with contract managers and face to face meetings
  • To ensure financial soundness of designated contracts including P&L, cash and debtors, financial and operational risk and assisting with credit control issues when required
  • To support commercial issues for designated contracts

Main duties

  • Production and review of monthly management accounts ensuring adherence to strict deadlines
  • Ensuring sales invoicing for designated contracts are produced in a timely manner
  • Ensuring accruals and other journal entries are accurate each month and reconciled to the Balance Sheet
  • Completion of Balance Sheet reconciliations and resolution of reconciling items
  • Variance analysis including investigation and reporting of variances to budget within a tight deadline for use in senior management meetings
  • Completion of quarterly forecasts
  • Completion of annual budgets in conjunction with the operational teams and presentation of plans including key variances, risks and opportunities to Finance Manager and Account Director
  • Finance point of contract for a portfolio of contracts, providing finance support and advice to the operational teams
  • To provide weekly updates on overdue debt and attend debt review calls
  • To work with the operational team to maximise working capital through ensuring accrued income is minimised, invoice queries are resolved and payment is received
  • Complete sample checks on internal and external payment proposals, making recommendation to the Finance Manager about invoices to be paid
  • Leading contract finance reviews with operational teams
  • Completion of Cash Flow forecasting and variance narrative
  • Assisting the Finance Manager and Head of Finance with Adhoc tasks as require

Person Specification

  • Strong communication skills along with the ability to interpret and present financial information in a clear way to non financial colleagues
  • Highly motivated self starter, ability to work to tight deadlines and be driven to succeed
  • Enthusiastic team player with sound commercial awareness
  • Advanced excel skills, with the ability to analyse data quickly and accurately
  • Experience of using SAP is desirable

Please apply with your latest CV if you are interested in the role.