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Contract Accounting Manager (General Ledger) Worksop, Nottinghamshire and some UK Travel Competitive

Contract Accounting Manager (General Ledger)

Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire and some UK Travel |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 27 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 7 Nov 2021 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2212

25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Contributory Pension Scheme, Company Car, Life Assurance, free parking


Job Introduction:

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contract Accounting Manager to join our Regional Office team in Worksop. The role is permanent and full time (40 hours). As Contract Accounting Manager, you and your team will provide a management accounting and reporting service to the UK&I based businesses, encouraging minimum financial controls are met at all times. You will report directly to the Finance Manager of General Ledger and the role will require some UK travel.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, entry into our contributory pension scheme, life assurance, company car or a monthly company car allowance, Gympass health and wellbeing, HSF health plan scheme, various employee discount schemes, Perks at work and free on-site parking. In addition to this, we also offer a range of study support programmes to assist with your own personal development.

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

  • Managing and producing monthly accounts
  • Manage the production of forecasts and budgets
  • Managing BPC reporting - input and reconciliation
  • Manage, recruit, support and coach a team
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations for completeness
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are adequate and updated regularly
  • Manage profit and loss payroll reconciliation process
  • Accrued revenue review and debt recovery assistance where required
  • On the ground support for internal and external audits
  • Provide information to support the Statutory Accounts process
  • Support management in the Month End Compliance/Minimum Financial Controls process
  • Manage Ad Hoc requests for analysis from the business to support them with their decision making
  • Ensure information in reporting systems is accurate and timely while providing appropriate clarity in explaining balances or trends
  • Work to drive efficiencies and improvement plans
  • Live within commutable distance of the Worksop office
  • Able to travel to UK sites

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

  • A qualified accountant with 3+ years post qualification experience
  • Proven track record or working in an accounting environment
  • Production of management information
  • Preference for knowledge of Oracle Cloud and SAP
  • Should possess the drive to deliver a high-quality service to meet agreed service levels
  • Ability to problem solve escalations whilst looking at the wider business impacts and opportunities for process improvements
  • Ensure fundamental issues are addressed to avoid repeat occurrences
  • Ability to motivate a team to deliver against service levels and manage them closely to agreed deliverables ensuring business impacts are minimised
  • Must be willing to help, support and encourage other accountants and offer developmental coaching and assistance


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