Management Accountant

Job details

Job title Management Accountant
Ref CBS9NM00005270
Location Sellafield
Region Cumbria
Company Sellafield Ltd
Salary 19.71-19.71 GBP per hour
Duration 12 Months
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Title: Management Accountant

Reference: CBS9NM00005270

Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria

Rate: £19.71 per hour inside of IR35

Job Type: Contract,

Duration: 12 months

Contact details: Natalie Mohamed – 07548 712 554

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

Purpose of Role

Provide an effective management and project accounting service to an Operating Unit or Programme to ensure compliance with regulations and that the management accounting needs of Sellafield Ltd are met.

Job Deliverables:

• Ensure financial policies are being adhered to as set out in the financial guidelines and provide guidance on the interpretation of financial policies and standards in order to support the delivery of client’s strategy.

• Uphold governance by ensuring stakeholders are properly informed about key performance and conformance issues, in order to meet the information needs of management, the company, government and statutory bodies.

• Contribute to improving the quality and performance of cost control processes and systems to drive strategic and operational performance and to maintain compliance with standards and expectations.

• Ensure that monthly management information accurately reflects the Operating Unit financial performance by challenging the value of work done, including Accruals and prepayments.

• Analyse, monitor and forecast financial trends and operating results, relating financial information to non-financial managers, in order to help predict future results and to ensure projects are delivered according to the schedule and within budget and sanction coverage.

• Co-ordinate the implementation of audit checks to ensure data integrity, compliance and feedback to the organisation.

• Provide day to day guidance, supervision and training to Assistant Accountants.

• Ensure compliance with finance procedures, processes and systems to maintain quality and consistency.

• Support the Financial Controller on Baseline Plan assurance to ensure that plans conform to agreed charging practices, that there is compliance with financial controls, and that assumptions are realistic and achievable.

Liaise with others within the Operating Units / Directorates to put the financial view into context, in order to prepare accurate monthly and ad hoc management reports consolidated at an OU level and to ensure that managers are operating within funding constraints.

Essential Skills:

• Graduate in relevant discipline or equivalent with typically at least some experience on an operating site.

• Chartered status (CIMA or other recognised body), or equivalent progressive professional experience in a management accounting role.

• Intermediate level excel skills (including V look-up/pivots) and a good understanding of Earned Value Management system.

• Knowledge and experience of UK and International Accounting Standards, and the budgeting and funds authorisation processes.

• Knowledge and experience of SL Accounting Principles and Charging Practices.

• Knowledge of project management, schedule and forecasting work scope.

• Strong analytical skills to analyse and interpret actual costs and forecasts.

• Ability to interpret complex financial and business information, and present in a simple, fit for purpose manner to aid decision making.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

• Well-developed skills in MS Office Suite & experienced user of SAP.

• Experience in leading and motivating teams.


Additional information about the process


This role has been deemed in-scope of IR35

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

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