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Management Accountant KMH/EM/373

Keepmoat Homes is a fast growing top 10 UK housebuilder. We design and build quality homes and create places where people want to live.

Our investment and participation helps transform communities and improves the lives of local people. We have a national presence combined with local knowledge and expertise in all aspects of housing – from finance, design and planning, to developing and building. Our comprehensive skills and capabilities give us a wider perspective across the whole housing lifecycle and we create lower risk ways of building homes people need.

For more than 90 years our work has been absolutely visible to local communities so being part of the community is in our DNA. We hire local suppliers and tradespeople and work with local communities to make sure that our plans meet their needs.

Job description

Main purpose of the role

To provide finance support to the Regional Financial Controller/Director through the production of timely and accurate management and financial information

Key Accountabilities

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 monthly variance 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 reporting information 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 Partnerships and Land department with financial modeling for new opportunities

  • Perform any other reasonable ad-hoc duties as required

HS&S Responsibilities 

To take care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work and adhere to the Keepmoat Health, Safety and Sustainability standards.

Skills, knowledge & experience

Skills/Abilities

  • Qualified Accountant (No Post Qualified Experience required) or Part Qualified Accountant
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Accuracy  and attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise own workload and manage time in order to meet deadlines

Experience 

  • Experience of delivering timely, accurate and concise reporting
  • Experience of construction preferable (not essential)
  • Experience of budgeting, cost control and management reporting

Attributes

  • Confident
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team and across functions
  • Resilient

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of people management tools and techniques e.g. talent mapping; succession planning etc
  • Covered a more senior role to support upward management experience

Education & qualifications

Education and Qualifications

  • N/A

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat Homes 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.

  • 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.
  • Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Our values

Our values are the foundation for our vision, the cornerstone of our culture and the benchmark for our achievement.

  • Straightforward - We get the job done in the most efficient and effective way. We are friendly, open and honest. It’s about being respectful and working in a transparent and honest way.
  • Collaborative - We work together in partnership to deliver the very best customer experience. Partnership working is key to our business. We work collaboratively to deliver the best results possible.
  • Passionate -  We care about what we do. We put pride and energy into delivering results. It’s important to us to do a good job.
  • Creative - We are proactive, flexible and resourceful. We listen, learn and deliver solutions. We don’t offer a one size fits all solution; we are flexible and will tailor our services to our customers’ needs.

Reference: KMH/EM/373
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Nottingham, NG10 5QG
Employer: Keepmoat Homes, East Midlands
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Closing date: 19/08/2022



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