Senior Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 107816
  • Date Posted: 5 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive benefits
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title -  Senior Management Accountant

Salary - Competitive Salary plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Grade - 5.3

Location -  Shropshire (Shrewsbury)

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

What you’ll do

This position is a varied and hands on role preparing monthly management accounts for the full P&L (Revenue and Expenses), forecasts, budgets, VAT, CAPEX, group reporting (via company consolidation system) and involvement in the statutory Account process for all business operations within the area relating to the Shropshire PFI contract. The role will also provide coverage for the PFI Telford contract as required.

You’ll be involved with production of monthly management accounts delivered to tight deadlines together with sound analysis and investigation of results and variances for a number of operational units. There may be the need for site visits and interaction with operations / cost centre managers to ensure accurate financial reporting and support to business development is achieved.

You’ll provide support to business operations in preparation for annual budgets, Long Term Plan (5 Years +), forecasts and carry out completion of balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis. You’ll also monitor and develop the accuracy and timeliness of group reporting.

There will also be a requirement for you to carry out analysis of capex and preparation of business cases along with any ad hoc project work as is necessary to support the business objectives.

The experience you will need

We’re looking for someone who is keen to enhance their professional portfolio and career. 

This opportunity would suit a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA). In addition, a key requirement of the role would be the possession of excellent spreadsheet skills and similar competence in the use of all Microsoft software. Knowledge of SAP would also be advantageous as would previous financial experience gained within a commercial or professional services environment. You should have excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills (PowerPoint) together with the ability to share complex and intricate information/data to a wide array of audiences.

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • Eligible for Annual Performance Bonus

  • Eligible for Company Car or Company Car Allowance

  • The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

  • Private Medical Care 

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes 

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 

Where you’ll work 

Located and reporting into the Financial Controller at the Shrewsbury site.

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.