Management Accountant

Capita Resourcing
30000.00 GBP Annual
16 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant (Part Qualified) - Birmingham - GBP28,000 - GBP30,000 + study support

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Service Birmingham is a unique Capita contract, set up in partnership with Birmingham City Council as a Joint Venture. It provides ICT infrastructure, support and project delivery to the City Council, which is the largest local authority in Europe. To do this, Service Birmingham employees over 500 staff, and generates GBP90m of revenue annually.

The role will be responsible for providing finance support to the Project Delivery and Client Services teams within Service Birmingham. These functions cover over 100 live IT related projects at any one time.

The role will be based 5 days a week in central Birmingham, near the Aston University campus area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the wider Finance team with the month end close and associated reporting, with a specific focus in the projects field
  • Being solely responsible for reporting the in-month new wins and sales pipeline; and verifying their validity
  • Assisting with monthly reforecasting activity and annual budgets
  • Balance sheet reconciliations with specific emphasis on working capital management
  • Cost centre management including variance analysis and appropriate revenue recognition
  • Project invoicing and validation
  • Aged debt management and reporting
  • Support with ad hoc requests from Capita Group
  • Business Partnering with Project Managers to derive accurate project forecasts

Skills and Experience

  • Part Qualified Account - CIMA/ACCA or related degree
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience in using a range of SAP financial systems
  • Project Accounting experience
  • Strong finance and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to deal with a range of people across the organisation
  • Proven ability to deliver to tight reporting deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Have a conscientious attitude towards the accuracy & timeliness of key responsibilities.
  • Ability to be flexible, and to create the functionality to amend reporting at short notice to cater for the fast paced environment
  • Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions
  • Remain composed in a sometimes stressful environment when challenging deadlines are on the horizon.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively - both written and orally.
  • A fast learner with the ability to drive efficiencies in processes where appropriate.

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