This is a key role in the finance team that is responsible for a significant number of tasks, there will be
staff to assist but responsibility will remain with the Management Accountant, the general
Take responsibility for the preparation of the Group’s consolidated management accounts and
have a significant involvement in financial planning and analysis.
Ensuring completeness for all information processed to ensure accurate and timely information
for contract costs and sales on the system.
Maintain, demonstrate and record a high standard of quality
Report and recognise any early indications of any financial issues on contracts to members of the
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Produce detailed and consolidated monthly management accounts to the gross profit level.
Build relationships with all senior members of the Merit Project staff throughout the UK to
promote how financial information is a key indicator on running a contract on all Merit sites
Assist with the annual audit providing information required in a timely manner.
Convey and follow up on recommendations of financial reporting best practice or auditor
Work closely with Financial Controller to ensure reconciliation of Management Accounts to the
Maintenance of live, finished and new contracts within the CIS Project costing and Sage 200.
Job Description – Management Accountant
Responsible for summarising direct staff timesheets and inputting costs into the CIS Cost
Inputting monthly actual sales and costs into the Business Plan model.
Involvement in the budgeting and forecasting process
Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help
make financial decisions
Continue to monitor and evaluate financial information systems and suggesting improvements
Assist the Financial Controller where necessary
Running any reports as required by the board from the accounting systems
Various Ad hoc financial duties as required by the board
Support the accounts function for Lightyear Logistics as required