Assistant Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 109127
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Bidston
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: up to 18 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title -  Assistant Management Accountant

Salary - Up to £27,000 per annum plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location -  Bidston, CH41 1EB

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

We are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our team in Bidston, to cover up to 18 months of Maternity leave.


What you’ll do

As an Assistant Management Accountant, you will produce accurate monthly management accounts for P&Ls within your remit and report detailed results to the Finance Manager. 

You will also assist in the preparation of forecasts and budget in liaison with Business Unit Managers, supporting and advising as required. In addition, you will have Balance Sheet responsibility for monthly reconciliation and raise Capex requests via on-line system.

You will report to the Finance Manager and be required to support the Finance Manager with other duties as required.

As an Assistant Management Accountant you will:

  • Ensure accurate reporting of their monthly P&L accounts, with particular focus on the revenue and cost variances, within group deadlines.

  • Assist in the financial reporting of the Merseyside PFI business units.

  • Maintain accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations and report all balances correctly via on-line central reporting system.

  • Prepare the management accounts for the Merseyside PFI contract.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and periodic forecasts plus the annual budget working with local and regional management to ensure full and accurate reporting.

  • Monitor the businesses' aged debts and other KPIs.

  • Assist and control the GR/IR and PO Compliance to ensure the site adheres to company policy.

  • Assist in the year end audit process.

  • Management the submission and reporting of Capex expenditure.

  • Complete other tasks as and when required.


The experience you will need

  • Part-qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA (or international equivalent) or AAT qualified.

  • Experience of accounting processes such as Month End, Forecasts and Budgets

  • Knowledge of Excel and Google Office Suite + experience of financial systems (eg. SAP, SAGE)

  • Excellent financial problem solving and analysis skills, together with strong organisation, attention to detail and ability to achieve deadlines

  • Strong communicator (verbal & written) and a team player.

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • Eligible for annual performance bonus

  • Option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

  • Access to Veolia’s rewards, benefit & discounts 

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 

*Internal applicants only* our employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions.  Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract if you are staff-graded.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.