Contract Accountant

  • Location

    Worksop, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £27000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits + study support

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are working with a global market leader and their large, vibrant accounts department in the search for a Contract Accountant.

The Contract Accountant role is a great opportunity to manage a portfolio of contracts for the business. Lead in the forecasting and reporting for one or more contracts, working in conjunction with the Operational Management.

It's a hands on role including the completion of monthly management accounts and accompanying trading packs explaining the monthly and year to date variances to budget.

The job;

- Follow the set processes and procedures to produce the management accounts in a timely manner for a number of key contracts
- Apply Minimum Financial Standards where appropriate, ensure relevant balance sheet accounts are well maintained and properly controlled
- Managing relationships with Business Partners and Operational Manager
- Control all inputs to be able to produce accurate and detailed contract P+L's in
standard format
- Work closely with the Operational Managers to drive the monthly forecasting process for their contract, maintaining transparency and accuracy of information ensure clear transparency of underlying profitability
- Produce timely and accurate management reporting to support the Operational Managers and Business Partners including ensure all contracts are suitably supporting by robust financial models to evidence underlying earnings
- Manage Ad Hoc requests for analysis from the business to support them with their
decision making
- Ensure the necessary contract controls are in place
- Work to drive efficiencies and Profit Improvement Plans
- Travel, when required, to client sites to work with the Operational Managers
- Supporting collation of business risks & opportunities at a business unit level
- Ensure contracts with lifecycle obligations are appropriately reported/accounted
- Adhere to periodic stewardship requirements e.g. Position Papers, Financial Models and quarterly Contract Review analysis

The person;

- Working towards a recognised accounting qualification
- Ability to work with non-finance operational staff
- Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar
- Delivering Objectives

The benefits;

- On-site parking
- Study Support
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Working Monday to Friday
- Health plan
- Life assurance
- Pension

For more information please contact Faith Collins

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.