Senior Financial Accountant - Overheads

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Engineering and Construction

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    c.£65,000 to £70,000 (DoE)

  • Contact:

    Heidi Thomas

  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Fjord Management are working in partnership with an engineering and construction business that employs over 3,500 globally to help recruit a Senior Financial Accountant with Overheads experience.

Based out of their headquarters in London, and reporting into the Group Head of Reporting, this role is integral in providing consummate support as a financial business partner to support functional heads and other stakeholders with monthly overhead cost reporting and analysis to budget, as well as helping them to understand their costs and preparing budgets and forecasts.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with FP&A to prepare the annual budget and quarterly reports
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Own the preparation of management information
  • Own the month end overhead reporting
  • Take part in the analytical review of month end results against budgets and forecasts – being prepared to talk to this information with Group Financial Controller and Group Head of Reporting
  • Application of appropriate financial controls and governance in adherence to the group accounting manual, policies and control framework
  • Support group audit and compliance activities

Essential experience and qualification:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified with relevant PQE experience in a commercial setting
  • Knowledge of IFRS15 and FRS 102
  • Working experience of overhead costs and budgets vs actual reporting
  • Working experience of Project Accounting
  • Understanding of complex contracts
  • Previous experience working within construction / engineering / oil and gas /  utilities / infrastructure
  • Exposure to VAT returns, PSA returns and completing corporation tax packs
  • Experience of MS Dynamics 365 or AX
The goal is to build a finance team based on best practice, delivery very high quality information in a timely manner, therefore we are looking for someone who possesses a high degree of intellectual curiosity and consistently strives for continuous improvement.
For a further discussion about the role, please apply on-line and one of the Fjord team will be in touch to discuss