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Assistant Accountant

Application Reference Number: 0353
Function: Finance
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 28/05/2021
Job Purpose: To assist the Finance Managers and Management Accountants in providing accurate reporting and forecasting of all project related costs.  

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Monthly review of whole site costs to include:
        - Price list updates, sales uplift and sales position
        - Land payments and S106 contributions
        - Pre-Development expenditure
        - Liaising with departments to ensure accurate cost coding and reporting
        - Contribute towards site appraisal packs alongside Finance Managers and Management Accountant
  • Monthly cashflow forecast review to include:
        - Maintaining historic model for land, build and marketing costs
        - Assist with forecasting cashflow
  • Monitoring and updating Development programmes
  • Maintain unit forecast and profit recognition plans
  • Construction programmes and key build stage variance reporting
  • Sales & marketing cost reconciliations and analysis
  • Update of project specific month end reporting schedules
  • Assist in the collation of board packs and project reports
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis

 Person Specification:

  • Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Good organisational skills
  • Professional approach and high level of discretion
  • Team player, willing to learn and get involved with a wide range of tasks
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions
  • IT literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • AAT qualification or equivalent

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday. 

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