accounts manager in bradford

10 August 2018
jamie alexander, randstad cpe
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 32,000 per year, pension + benefits
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bradford, yorkshire and the humber
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 32,000 per year, pension + benefits
reference number
jamie alexander, randstad cpe
0191 221 1567
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job description

I am currently seeking candidates for an Accounts Manager opportunity working for a highly respected specialist building contractor in Leeds.

The company have an enviable track record delivering successful projects in the £500k - £3m bracket across the Retail, Leisure, Hospitality, Healthcare, Education and Commercial sectors. A large proportion of their workload is repeat business, which further cements their quality led ethos and culture.

Due to ongoing project workload, they now require an Accounts Manager to join their team. Candidates should posses a demonstrable and successful career history in Accounts / Finance, preferably with some experience of working within a Construction or Projects related environment.

Supporting the Financial Director, this role is busy, varied and demands a strong accountancy and finance background ideally gained within the construction industry.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Preparation and completion of monthly management accounts, analysis of YTD/prior year variances, cashflow forecasts/budgets verses actual and reporting of variances,
* Calculation of work in progress, accruals and prepayments - working closely with the commercial team on live projects costs
* Management of debtor and creditor ledgers, credit control and cashflow.
* Working on Sage, QuickBooks accountancy packages and MS Excel to a highly competent standard
* Working with HMRC online portal regarding VAT, CIS
* Liaising with company accountants regarding accountancy, tax and financial matters (current payroll duties carried out by accountants)
* Providing complex forecasting reports to support the FD and chairing finance related meetings on behalf of the FD as required
* Banking, bank reconciliation, petty cash, credit card purchases, employee, self employee expenses
* Management of sub-contractor approvals process: questionnaires, credit checks, insurances, accreditations
* Management of company accreditations i.e. CHAS, Construction Line, Safe Contractor and online PQQ assistance
* Invoicing; a good understanding of interim invoices, valuations, valuations, final accounts, payment certificates, retentions

Key Experience / Qualifications:

* Candidates must have significant experience (5 years plus) working within an Accounts Management role
* Extensive experience and working knowledge of QuickBooks, Sage and MS Excel
* Excellent numeracy, interpersonal, analytical, organisational and IT skills
* Industry experience in the construction or projects sector a distinct advantage

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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