Management Accountant

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Parker Technical Services part of the Edwin James Group is a leading independently owned property and infrastructure support services company delivering integrated building and facilities management services. Our team of over 1000 people works for and with a diverse Blue Chip client base across diverse sectors including Manufacturing, Food, Government and private programs. Our goal is to be known as a straightforward, no-nonsense operation that is easy to understand, and easy to work with.

We provide a strong health and safety culture and ample personal development opportunities. Our ethos is Safety, Service, People this is known as the EJ way and is practised throughout the group

Due to exciting growth plans, new contract wins and acquisitions we are currently looking for an experienced Management Accountant to join our existing shared service finance team based in our office in Burton on Trent within commutable distant of Nottingham, Derby, Stoke and Leicester.

The overall purpose of this role is to ensure accurate and timely production of the Management Accounts (Profit & Loss Statements) and working alongside the Commercial Department with Operational Managers to produce Operational Budgets and Forecasts and Operational Cashflow Forecasts

Key Responsibilities

This role will include a variety of tasks including the following:

  • Oversee Month End Close Down of the Finance System with the Financial Controller
  • Produce Contract Value Reviews (Profit & Loss Statements for all jobs over £10k)
  • Prepare and distribute Job Profit Reports
  • Produce statement of Accruals & Prepayments
  • Oversee the Checking of Area Reports and Contract Value Review calculations
  • Produce LTW Statement using FRS102
  • Productions of the Management Accounts (Profit & Loss Statements) for the Central Region
  • Produce Ad-hoc Reports from P & L Analysis
  • Provide analysis of under/overspends within Overheads
  • Prepare a Sales & GP Reconciliation and a Costing Reconciliation
  • Supervise 2 Accounting Apprentices (including managing workloads and development)
  • Produce and update forecast models for Revenue and GP across the central business, (circa 13 Areas) alongside Operational Managers
  • Produce and update Cashflow Models for contracts over £250k
  • Produce and Update Yearly Budget Models
  • Monitor WIP for Aged works and clear as necessary
  • Prepare and Submit National Statistics Returns
  • Provide Finance Training to Contract Managers to improve accuracy of Reporting
Skills & Experience
We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who:
  • Ideally educated to a level appropriate this post in accounting and who is either working towards a professional accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) but we recognise and welcome applications from people who are qualified by experience
  • Have proven experience of working in a fast paced finance team in a similar position
  • Has an analytical approach to work
  • Are team focussed with exceptional communication skills
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this position
  • Supported training both internally and externally
  • A company who put employee wellbeing at the forefront of its agenda
  • Career Development within a growing and constantly evolving business

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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