Would you like to work on a diverse range of projects with the challenging, yet exciting function of Land UK? We currently have vacancies for Assistant Accountants (Projects) within both In Service Support and Future Projects at our site in Telford.
As an Assistant Accountant (Projects), you will sit within an experienced team and be responsible for a number of projects incorporating forecasting, private venture funding, preparing business cases and reviewing costs/margins.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to experience a great variety of exposure to different elements of the business and allow the chance to build a wide stakeholder network across the functions.
Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Accountant (Projects) will involve:
Delivering value-adding, robust financial services to the project team
Delivering accurate and consistent forecast information including project reporting information to meet the needs of the project team and finance management within the required timescales of the business unit and the wider group, up to and including the preparation of the CSR, related trading plans and trading summary
Monitoring financial performance, providing independent and robust financial challenge
Reconciling the financial reports to the source ledgers to ensure integrity of the data provided
Providing support to the improvement of processes and procedures to ensure that the financial control requirements of the business are met
Maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external customers
Resolving problems to ensure development/production timescales are met
Supporting in the decision making process which will have a significant impact on project performance
Providing helpline to internal and external customers
Your skills and qualifications:
Minimum Part Qualified Accountant
Prior experience of financial accounting, financial reporting or management accounting
Proficient user of IT Systems, fundamentally Excel but Microsoft Office Package
Degree or equivalent qualification preferred
What we're looking for in you:
Your passion, excellent interpersonal skills and accurate eye for detail will enable you to support the function in all aspects of project accountancy. You will have a logical approach to business operations and a flexible approach to work, with a desire and willingness to achieve. You will be able to work effectively, both as part of a team and independently.
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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