Regional Management Accountant

From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
22 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job ID:KMS/CN/032 Job Title:Regional Management Accountant Hours:Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm Locations: Speke Employer Keepmoat Homes Central Services Job TypeFull time permanent Closing Date: 30/10/2016 Keepmoat is a fast growing top 10 UK housing and construction company. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places to improve economic and social outcomes for people. Each year we build more than 4,500 new homes and over the years, we have built or improved over one million homes, schools and Extra Care homes for older people. We have helped thousands of first time buyers get their foot on the housing ladder and have also built over tens of thousands of homes for housing associations and councils, supporting local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. Keepmoat employs over 3,500 people across Great Britain, with 9% of its workforce made up of trainees, apprentices and graduates. Purpose of the role Provide finance support to the Regional Financial Controller/Director through the production of timely and accurate management and financial information Key responsibilities Month End Accounting · Assist Financial Controller with preparation of the monthly management accounts for the region within agreed timescales provide by group; · Undertake regional balance sheet reconciliations and own the resolution of issues; · Process journals and ensure appropriate approvals are in place; · Support the review of all budget and forecast variances through the production of monthlyvariance reports. Cash Management · Support the regions cash forecasting through the coordination of all aspects of cash reporting and the identification of risks and opportunities for both revenue and cost; · Support the preparation of regional reviews by providing timely cash reporting and variance analysis at a regional and site level; · Work closely with the QS’s and Site Teams to understand the cash requirements of a scheme to ensure all forecasting is robust and sites ’ cash usage is understood and progresses as planned; · Work with the Commercial department to ensure the robust forecasting of grant funding and payments from Registered Providers, including the tracking and reclaim of retentions; · Support the central finance team and treasury with all adhoc cash reporting requests and provide the team with timely and accurate information. Profit Management · Update sales price analysis on a weekly basis and provide the regional management team with a forward forecast of price variance based upon current sales releases and achieved prices;Identify risks and opportunities; · Support and challenge the sales team in the forecasting of legal completions in order to identify opportunities for over delivery and risks of under-delivery; · Produce reports on monthly marketing spend by site versus budget/forecast and review with sales teams to challenge and reforecast. Identify opportunities for savings; · Support the monthly / quarterly site review process by providing financial information at a site level against CapEx, Budget and Forecast for all schemes; · Support the reforecast process and annual budgeting process; · Support the annual year-end audit process. Management Information · Collation of adhoc reportinginformation as and when requested by senior management; · Produce and maintain other finance specific reports in relation to sales security, stock, sales type analysis and cost tracking; · Prepare monthly Build WIP Analysis and use this to aid in setting and actively controlling WIP on site to within the threshold levels; · Support the Land and Partnerships department with financial modeling for new opportunities; · Perform any other reasonable ad-hoc duties as required. What we are looking for · Previous experience of delivering timely, accurate and concise reporting. · Experience of budgeting, cost control and management reporting. · Confidence and self-motivation. · Qualified or part qualified accountant. · Team commitment. · Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivering excellent standards. · Excellent organisational skills. · Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines. · Professional attitude and approach to work. · Ability to competently operate MS Office (Word & Excel). · Current and valid UK driving licence. Why work for us At Keepmoat we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers. We offer you · Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year. · Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance. · Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out. · Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us. · Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company. · Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career. This job was originally posted as