Management Accountant - Chorley

13 Oct 2021
12 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type


We are recruiting for a talented Management Accountant to join our company. This fixed term position will sit within our Utilities business which is going through some very exciting & positive changes.

Amey is a leading infrastructure services and engineering company. We are at the heart of modern Britain, helping the economy to grow by designing, maintaining and transforming the nation's strategic assets. Our 16,000 people are behind the critical services the country relies on every day and we each take personal pride in our public service.

A great opportunity to undertake a challenging and highly stimulating role where you can make significant commercial impact and benefit from exceptional career development.

Reporting to a Finance Manager within the Utilities division, you'll provide a management accounting service across a range of large UK civil engineering, construction and maintenance capital projects with clients including Scottish Water.

The role will be a hybrid role with time spent in the office and working from home. The role will either be based in Chorley or Motherwell (Scotland). If the role is Chorley then travel to Scotland will be required.

What does this role involve?

  • Produce accurate monthly accounts, cost packs and profit centre reports to Group deadlines.
  • Produce, develop, and post journals for all accruals and prepayments.
  • Provide insight and explain variances between Actuals, Budgets and Forecasts.
  • Report and produce on Balance Sheet reconciliations identifying any Risks and Opportunities.
  • Lead in monthly P&L and Balance Sheet calls.
  • Proactively identify and help drive performance improvements across our long term contracts.
  • Work closely with Finance Business Partnering and Commercial teams and become point of contact for all finance related queries.
  • Any other ad-hoc projects required by the business.

What are we looking for?

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA part qualified or qualified
  • Strong IT skills including good knowledge of ERP system (SAP/Oracle), Microsoft Excel and Business forecasting tools (ie BPC).
  • Previous Management Accountancy experience in a similar environment.
  • Experience of outsourced service industries or construction preferable.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high degree of quality and detail.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and internal support functions.
  • Experience working within a team environment with some direct or indirect staff supervisory experience.

About Amey

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey

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