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CV, UK based Management Accountant targetting the Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11929

List top 5 skills: accounting and finance
Short Bio:

N/A

Current location: 

United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates



 CAREER HISTORY

June 2012 Sodexo (Contract Position) Manchester

– Present Commercial Finance Analyst

Providing an effective and efficient accounting service to the Defence and Technical Services IFM segment which includes mechanical and electrical infrastructure maintenance, capital works, lifecycle and soft services across various contracts. Duties to date include:

• Managing profit and loss accounting activities, ensuring timely and accurate results

• Distributing monthly KPI information

• Production of timely and accurate client invoices

• Involvement in the production and delivery of robust forecasts and budgets

• Review and analysis of site performance

• Completion of accurate balance sheet reconciliations

• Working with site managers to ensure accurate opening and closure process for business units

• Working with credit management team to understand and assist in resolving issues around overdue debts

• Review and analyse cash movement and stock trends, highlighting areas of concern

• Production of monthly performance reporting packs

• General support to operational colleagues throughout the month

Mar 2012 BAE Systems (Temporary Position) Preston

– May 2012 Management Accountant

Based within the Shared Services business which provides shared capabilities and business services to BAE Systems global operations and external customers. Duties include:

• Assist in the preparation of management accounts

• Balance sheet reconciliations

• Ad hoc financial reporting tasks

Jan 2011 Carillion Plc (Temporary Position) Manchester

– Sept 2011 Management Accountant

Responsibilities within the Utilities division involved:

• Preparation of consolidated management accounts

• Preparation of consolidated budgets and forecasts

• Consolidation and restatement of opening balances for management accounts

• Ad hoc financial reporting tasks

Nov 2009 Speedy Hire (Temporary Position) Newton-le-Willows

– Oct 2010 Balance Sheet Accountant

• Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts of various legacy companies, and the transfer to a single UK trading company.

Project based role following the setting up of a shared services centre, replacing a network of regional offices in order to create and roll-out of a single common UK system and the use of single common financial measures and reports.

April 2008 Atos Healthcare (Contract Position) Manchester

– Sept 2009 Management Accountant

• To provide support to business performance manager and internal managers across several contracts, including regular reviews and financial awareness training.

• Regular weekly and monthly financial reporting

• Review financial reports for variances and identify areas of cost focus or improvement

• Preparation of budgets and regular forecasting

• Preparation of customer invoices

• Ad-hoc responsibilities or requests from the business performance manager

• Support to finance, commercial, sales and purchasing teams

Apr 2007 Bovis Lend Lease (Contract Position) Manchester

– Mar 2008 Project Accountant

Responsible for the financial administration and reporting of 3 PFI projects. Communicate project performance to internal and external stakeholder.

• Agree billable amounts with customers and raise sales invoices

• Check and process purchase invoices to contracts/agreed amounts

• Collect from suppliers and pay suppliers according to agreed terms

• Maintain sales ledger, purchase ledger and journal entries in Sage

• Manage cash flows between bank accounts and reconcile bank statements

• Reconcile VAT accounts and prepare and submit VAT returns

• Prepare management accounts to deadline

• Update project operating models for actual results/cash flows and annual budgeting

• Interpret legal contracts for financial and commercial issues

• Prepare statutory accounts and a supporting year-end audit file

• Liaise with external stakeholders including general managers, customers, suppliers, auditors, banks on a regular basis

July 2001 Manchester Solutions Ltd (Permanent Position) Manchester

– Apr 2007 Management Accountant

• Ensuring timely and accurate production of regular management accounts to support performance review

Management accounts include analysis across 15 projects/costs centres, summary and detailed income and expenditure accounts including development of KPIs and variance analysis.

• Preparation of statutory financial information and liaison with internal and external auditors

Includes cash postings, journal preparation, reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts, production of monthly accounts to trial balance and annual statutory accounts.

• Accruals and prepayments

Income accruals, prepaid income, expenditure accruals and prepaid expenditure

• Budgeting and reforecast

Facilitate in business planning with regards to production of annual budgets with a view to review/reforecast on a quarterly basis.

• Cash flow forecasting

Facilitate in business planning with regards to production of annual cash flow forecasts. Monthly/weekly group cash forecasting and also reporting on variances.

• Provision of financial advice to managers and budget holders

Quarterly business reviews with senior management and monthly reviews with project managers.

• Overseeing the sales and purchase ledger

• Maintenance of accounting records, systems and controls in accordance to satisfy audit requirements

• Daily group cash management

Cash management for group of companies to maximise interest return, also identifying and monitoring of working capital loans to subsidiary companies.

May 2001 Match Health Care (Temporary Position) Manchester

– July 2001 Accounts Assistant

Feb 2001 West & Senior Ltd (Temporary Position) Manchester

– Apr 2001 Accounts Assistant

Dec 2000 Airtours Holidays (Temporary Position) Rochdale

– Feb 2001 Discount Analyst

June 2000 Dresser UK Ltd (Temporary Position) Skelmersdale

– Dec 2000 Credit Controller

EDUCATION

1996 – 1999 De Montfort University, Leicester

1993 – 1996 South College, Bolton

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

CIMA Strategic Level

QUALIFICATIONS

BA Accounting and Finance 2:2

GNVQ Advanced Business Studies Merit