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Management Accountant

Application Reference Number: 0130
Function: Finance
Location: Farnham Royal, Slough
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 30/10/2020
Job Purpose: To assist the Finance team in providing accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting, project accounting management and comprehensive business partnering.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Amalgamate different data sets to produce and update cost reports providing monthly positions and variances highlighting areas of concern
  • Forecast possible future outcomes of cost positions
  • Estimate land & build payment dates
  • Represent Finance at site cost meetings and feedback key information
  • Process entries to correct miss-postings
  • Recognise profit and post corresponding entries
  • Recharge salary costs to sites & key strategic partners
  • Update key date changes on sales system
  • Forecast cash expenditure and receipts
  • Post intercompany entries
  • Ensure VAT posting accuracy
  • Post accruals and prepayments
  • Value current stock holding and Land Bank
  • Calculate ROCE for each development
  • Finalise postings on the system and declare position to HQ
  • Management of the P/L team (3) and ensure deadlines are met
  • Process reservation values onto system
  • Provide weekly sales stats to the sales dept inc averages
  • Produce weekly management pack for distribution to the Ops board
  • Calculate CIS tax values to send to HMRC
  • Providing ad hoc reporting duties and be a general excel point of contact

 Technical Competencies: 

  • Demonstrated experience working in a management or project accounts role, preferably for a property developer
  • ACCA/ACA part qualified

Person Specification:

  • Strong customer facing and presentation skills
  • Commercial acumen with a resilient nature
  • Target driven with good negotiation skills
  • Able to work in a team and on own initiative
  • Good listening and verbal communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate computer literacy
  • Good time management skills
  • Positive and confident attitude

Please note our standard working hours are 8.30am until 5.30pm Monday to Friday. 


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