Management Accountant - Buckingham

Nils Lloyd-Penny
Date Posted
17 Dec 2021
Work Type
Full Time
Jan 2022
3 Month(s)
Up to £375 per day

Our client is a large construction business. They are looking for an experienced Management Accountant who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, has excellent attention to detail skills and communicates well with all levels.

On offer is a competitive day rate £300-375 per day. This is a contract role, full time but but could be 4 days per week for the right candidate (there is the possibility of additional work longer term perm). The role can also be performed 50/50 Office and Remote working.

The role will report to the Group Finance Manager and Group Financial Controller, ideally starting in early 2022.


  • Responsible for the production of the monthly Cost Value Reconciliations, preparation for the Board pack and a complete set of MI to timetable including
  • Investigate and explain variances and prepare bridge between actual performance and budget / forecast
  • Assist the development of a suite of management reports to provide insight to financial performance of Sectors
  • Ownership of CVR reporting process including proactive resolution of issues with sector commercial teams / commercial directors
  • Cash Position Report – to be produced fortnightly
  • Cash Lock up report, reviewing retentions held, aged balance lists and recovery from the supply chain
  • Retention reporting, chasing for retentions due to be released in the next three months and report on retentions due within one year for audit
  • Support with ad hoc financial analysis – will be extensive and varied

Financial accounting

  • Ensure fully reconciled, ‘penny perfect’ balance sheet on a monthly basis – review and challenge finance team monthly
  • Ensure timely, accurate and detailed month end accounts produced for JVs and investments
  • Oversee accurate and timely allocation of shared costs, prelims etc.
  • Preparation of fully compliant FRS102 standard financial statements

Year End Audit & Tax management

  • Support the preparation of the year end audit
  • Assist in preparing the Financial Stats report
  • Preparation of UK Corporation tax computations and supporting analyses
  • Support team and GFC with VAT queries and compliance

  • Qualified accountant preferred;
  • Construction background ideal but not essential
  • Business partnering experience required

Skills required

  • Professional & customer oriented
  • ‘Support and challenge’ mindset
  • Highly organized & process orientated
  • Enthusiastic & self-motivated
  • Will do approach & proactive problem solver
  • Must be robust with a hands on approach
  • Team player but with the ability to work alone
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

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Role: Management Accountant
Location: Buckingham