Assistant Management Accountant – 12-month Fixed Term contract

  • Job Reference: 00041904-1
  • Date Posted: 11 April 2024
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £34,473 to £40,556
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Are you looking for the right role for you? Then look no further….
Assistant Management Accountant – 12-month Fixed Term contract
Salary – £34,473 - £40,556 per annum (plus benefits)
Hours – 37.5 hours per week, 08.30am to 17.00pm
Location Postcode – RG2 0RP / RG12 1RB
As an Assistant Management Accountant at FCC Environment, alongside the re3 Finance Manager, deliver regular insightful monthly reporting internally and externally, coach and develop the financial awareness and skills of the project’s operations team, periodic re-forecasts and annual budgets, understanding and forecast of waste flow tonnages, manage integrity of weigh-bridge data. Maintain excellent stakeholder relations both internal and external.
This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week, on a fixed twelve-month contract.
Our promise to you

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave (full-time working) plus Bank Holidays
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• On the job training and progression
• Recognition scheme
• Refer a friend
• Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more.
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service via our Wellbeing Platform.
What will you be doing?

• Supporting the Finance Manager to prepare, and critically review, the project’s monthly results, to bring integrity and understanding to the P&L and cashflow.
• Prepare and present insightful monthly reporting and interpretation of project financial performance by activity and/or area including analysis of critical deviations from plan, budget or forecast.
• Assist operations where necessary, to understand the financial performance within the project and provide guidance on the key drivers to improve that performance. Support operations to deliver and improve upon planned economic profit.
• Visit sites to challenge financial performance / coach financial awareness.
• Support the Finance Manager and operations to develop and implement initiatives designed to enhance regional financial performance.
• Utilise customer (Council and Trade) reporting to provide insightful analysis on volume and income movements.
• Monthly Business Reviews: support, prepare and challenge the project Contract Managers as required.
• Periodic Re-Forecasts: support, prepare and challenge the project Contract Managers as required.
• Annual Budget/Business Plan: support, prepare and challenge the project annual budget / business plan as required.
• Support operations as necessary, in the preparation of capital expenditure requests requiring approval, including but not limited to, investment appraisals to produce NPV, IRRs, and sensitivity analysis as appropriate and challenge on all necessary costs and likely cash-flows and cost benefits.
• Help in the development of waste flow models for the project, designed to improve the understanding of both the waste mix and flows between different activities.
• Help to prepare the monthly suite of KPIs to help drive the performance of the project.
• Where project financial processes are deemed sub-optimal, to develop and implement changes with the Finance Manager and operations designed to improve their effectiveness.
• Look to drive process improvements across the project.
• Assist in developing and implementing business processes.
• Assist, as required, in the development and implementation of group systems.
• Undertake Divisional ad-hoc projects and analyses as required.
• Deputise for Finance Manager when required.
• Work alongside Council client for monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations.
• Support the Council client with ad-hoc projects and analysis as required.
About Us
We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,400 people.
The profile of the UK's recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. We need people who are up for the challenge to help us tackle climate change. We need people with ideas. We need you. Together we will meet the UK’s waste management and energy recovery needs.
FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity, and we are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
How to apply
So, if you want to advance or kickstart your career as an Assistant Management Accountant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit; the services are those of an Employment Agency.