Assistant Management Accountant (Traffic London)

Assistant Management Accountant (Traffic London) V12601

We are a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and management of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology.

With current annual revenues in excess of £400M and 2,700 employees. We operate within various industry sectors including Rail, Traffic, Public Safety, Defence, Service Providers, Enterprise and Public Sector.

Role Profile:

Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, the Assistant Management Accountant will work as part of the Transport Finance team providing financial support to the Traffic - London Business. The candidate needs to be a motivated individual who is a very accurate completer finisher who thrives in a busy team environment. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to expand their accounting skills in management accounting field who will play a key support role to support the Senior Management Accountant in the Transport business.

Typical Deliverables:

  • Providing support to the Transport – Traffic London Business, working closely with the Senior Management Accountant.
  • Production of overhead reports and commenting on the variances providing full variance analysis (under & over recoveries)
  • Preparation of monthly pre-contract review and effective communication with account director on monthly & YTD results.
  • Review of utilisation reports and understanding on major variance factors and communicating this back to contract managers and Senior Management Accountant.
  • Managing the month end process by working closely with contract management and project management team to derive the monthly results.
  • Tracking WIP and ensuring prompt billing to reduce the cash cycle
  • Assisting with producing latest views monthly and comparing to prior forecasts.
  • Forecasting fixed, variable, and semi-variable costs on overhead cost centre by liaising with the functional heads.
  • Supporting with the annual rates build-up and annual overhead budget setting process.
  • Submitting quarterly overheads forecasts into PBCS and reconciling back to each cost centre.
  • Challenging overspend or unexpected costs against forecast and budget and ensuring its being allocated correctly.
  • Inventory management, making provision for slow moving stock as necessary.
  • Invoice forecasting and debtors review for central FP&A
  • Extensive use of Oracle on a day-to-day basis as well month end processing including journal entries & Hubble to run reports as and when required
  • Allocating orders between firm, frame and forecast categories for full year forecast
  • Assist with audit queries
  • Dealing with ad-hoc queries.

Business Operations Skills – Experience:

  • Experience working in an accounting role preferably in a contracting environment.
  • Self-motivated
  • Good communicator
  • Able to manage heavy workload & strict deadlines
  • Experience of managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail
  • Oracle desirable

Business Operations Skills – Qualifications:

  • AAT/CIMA/ACCA part qualified
  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s grade A-C with at least B in Mathematics

Behavioural Requirements:

  • Successful candidates are likely to have a majority of the following attributes: -
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Pro-active and self-directed
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.
  • Prepared to challenge stakeholders during reviews.
  • Demonstrates the ability to influence change
  • A high level of energy and willingness to work under pressure.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion???????

East London, England, UK