Contract Accountant Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7QF Competitive

Contract Accountant

Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7QF |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 1 Nov 2021 |
Closes: 9 Nov 2021 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2195

Competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, free parking

Job Introduction:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Accountant to join our Finance team at our Regional Office, Worksop. The role is permanent, full time, 40 hours, working Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.00. As the Contract Accountant would be responsible for managing a portfolio of contracts for the business. You will take the lead in the forecasting and reporting for one or more contracts, working in conjunction with Operational Management. You will also be responsible for Completing the monthly management accounts and accompanying trading packs explaining the monthly and year to date variances to budget. In return you will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, entry into a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and free parking. Gympass health and wellbeing, HSF health plan scheme, various employee discount schemes, Perks at work. In addition to this, we also offer a range of study support programmes to assist with your own personal development once you have completed the required training and probation periods.

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.

Role Responsibility:

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Follow the set processes and procedures to produce the management accounts in a timely manner for a number of key contracts
  • Apply Minimum Financial Standards where appropriate, ensure relevant balance sheet accounts are well maintained and properly controlled
  • Managing relationships with Business Partners and Operational Manager
  • Control all inputs to be able to produce accurate and detailed contract P+L’s in standard format
  • Work closely with the Operational Managers to drive the monthly forecasting process for their contract, maintaining transparency and accuracy of information ensure clear transparency of underlying profitability
  • Produce timely and accurate management reporting to support the Operational Managers and Business Partners including ensure all contracts are suitably supporting by robust financial models to evidence underlying earnings (historic and forecast)
  • Manage Ad Hoc requests for analysis from the business to support them with their decision making
  • Ensure the necessary contract controls are in place to ensure accurate accounting for the contract
  • Work to drive efficiencies and Profit Improvement Plans
  • Travel, when required, to client sites to work with the Operational Managers
  • Supporting collation of business risks & opportunities at a business unit level
  • Ensure contracts with lifecycle obligations are appropriately reported/accounted for
  • Adhere to periodic stewardship requirements e.g. Position Papers, Financial Models and quarterly Contract Review analysis

It is G4S’ current policy (subject to the Equality Act 2010), in the light of the specific work being undertaken, that all [employees] must be fully vaccinated or have had the relevant [“full”]Covid-19 vaccinations [(including any “waiting period”)]  by their commencement date.


The Ideal Candidate:

Competencies and Personal Requirements

  • Working towards a recognised accounting qualification
  • Ability to work with non-finance operational staff
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience in working in contract accounting (desirable but not essential)
  • Acting Professionally
  • Delivering Objectives
  • Supporting & Working with Others
  • Delivering Great Customer Service
  • Sharing & Co-operating
  • Attention to detail

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