Contract Accountant (Maternity Cover)

United Kingdom
30000.00 GBP Annual
18 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The world's leading global, integrated security company specialising in the delivery of security and related services to customers across six continents is seeking a Contract Accountant to undertake a maternity cover. The role will be home based but travel to Sutton will be expected for the first couple of months while training is delivered.

The group is active in more than 100 countries and is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 610,000* employees worldwide. It specialises in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

Working for a company with such a unique global footprint is a truly great opportunity, and one not to be missed. It`s an opportunity to build upon your already well-honed skills and to better understand and learn from the challenges of communicating and engaging with such a diverse workforce.

The Contract Accountant will manage a portfolio of contracts for the business. Working in conjunction with the Operational Manager they will lead in the forecasting and reporting for one or more contracts as well as completing the monthly management accounts.

As the Contract Accountant, your duties will include:

- Following the set processes and procedures to produce the management accounts in a timely manner for a number of key contracts.
- Ensuring relevant balance sheet accounts are well maintained and properly controlled.
- Managing relationships with Business Partners and Operational Manager.
- Controlling all inputs to be able to produce accurate and detailed contract P+L`s.
- Working closely with the Operational Managers to drive the monthly forecasting process for their contract.
- Producing timely and accurate management reporting to support the Operational Managers and Business Partners.
- Working to drive efficiencies and Profit Improvement Plans.
- Travel, when required, to client sites to work with the Operational Managers.

To be a successful Contract Accountant you will have the following skills and experience:

- Previous experience working in contract accounting.
- Hold or be working towards a recognised accounting qualification.
- Be proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

In return, the Contract Accountant will receive a salary of up to GBP30,000 per annum.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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