Contract Accountant

North Lanarkshire
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP25000/annum
12 Apr 2017
26 Apr 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 based in Glasgow to join its expanding team.

The group is active in around 100 countries and is one of the largest employers quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 585,000 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.

As the Contract Accountant, your duties will include:

- Ensuring all relevant balance sheet accounts are maintained and properly controlled.
- Managing relationships with Business Partners and Operational Managers.
- Controlling all inputs to be able to produce accurate and detailed contract P&L`s and that necessary gaps / bridges are completed.
- Working closely with the Operational Managers to drive the monthly forecasting process for contracts, maintaining transparency and accuracy of information.
- Producing timely and accurate management reporting to support the Operational Managers and Business Partners.
- Managing ad hoc requests for analysis of the business to support them with their decision making.
- Ensuring the necessary contract controls are in place to ensure accurate accounting for the contract
- Work to drive efficiencies and Profit Improvement Plans.
- Ensure processes and procedures are followed and maintained throughout the business and that key management accounts are produced in a timely manner against deadlines.

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

- Working towards a recognised accounting qualification or have the equivalent in experience.
- Good working knowledge Microsoft Office including use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- The ability to communicate and work with non-finance operational staff.
- Experience in working with contract accounting.
- A flexible approach to travel, attending operational management meetings and visiting client sites.

In return, the Contract Accountant will receive a salary of GBP22,00 - GBP25,000 per annum plus many benefits.

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

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