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Management Accountant

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Reading, Berkshire
£180 - £200 per day
Job Ref
Date Added
June 3rd, 2024

Role: Management Accountant
Sector: Renewable Energy
Location: Reading - Hybrid Working
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6-Months + Possible Extension
Rates: £180 - £200 Daily Rate PAYE
Clearance: BPSS

- Must have eligibility to work in the UK to be considered for this position

The role will require you to work on your own initiative, understand complex issues, and convey this succinctly and clearly to inform decisions. This is a varied and challenging role with key responsibilities as follows:

  • Ensuring financial information is prepared on an accurate & timely basis; including reporting & financial analysis for key performance & monthly management reporting (at Regional & Directorate level).
  • Supporting and challenging the business alongside the Business Partnering team. Understanding key financial drivers and commercial processes. Coaching the business in effective financial management, providing insight, and understanding of risks and opportunities, and working with Operations and Asset Management to support the drive for productivity and efficiency. Acting as an "independent critical friend" to support good management decisions.
  • Supporting and challenging the business alongside the Business Partnering team on monthly / forecast / budget review meetings and business team meetings; visiting sites within the Region and also internal stakeholders; and being an integral part of the Regional team driving the delivery of revenue and capital projects & other indirect costs within budget and on time.
  • Maintain effective financial control across Distribution Finance with inputs into; control account reconciliations, balance sheet analysis, effective journal back-up, project ledger to general ledger reconciliations and working with the business to manage purchase ledger house-keeping (GRNI)
  • Supporting the Business Partnering team with budgeting & forecasting (covering revenue / capital projects & other controllable costs e.g. employee related costs), including identifying opportunities to improve the forecasting process.


Have experience operating in a finance role within a large organisation with experience of financial operations; reporting on financial drivers & performance; collating and reviewing financial forecasts, delivering reports and insight on the forecast; have experience of representing finance at financial review meetings (or equivalent) and presenting financial information to Operational Directors.

To be considered for this role, we would love you to:

  • Be proficient in MS Office Applications with an advanced knowledge of Excel and be highly numerate with strong analytical skills.
  • Be able to make decisions and recommendations while maintaining independence and professionalism at all times; as well as being adaptable & flexible and willing to visit and work from key sites across the business.
  • Be pro-active and diligent in approach, be willing to undertake challenging tasks sometimes beyond your 'comfort zone' and be able to work to tight timescales, under pressure and deliver to a high standard
  • Be confident and articulate with the willingness to challenge and support colleagues and the business in a constructive manner;
  • Have an appropriate accounting qualification (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW or CIPFA) in an equivalent role

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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