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Assistant Commercial Accountant

  • Type: Full Time
  • Region: UK - West Midlands
  • Town/City: Warwickshire
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
  • Reference: 182850_1528989802

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Assistant Commercial Accountant

Location: Hatton

Regional Civil Engineering

Kier - Regional Civil Engineering (RCE) is looking to recruit an Assistant Commercial Accountant who will report to the Commercial Accountant. The position has arisen as RCE is to be integrated into Kier Infrastructure. This is an exciting and challenging role offering the opportunity to work across 2 areas of the business and play a pivotal part in the integration.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsibility of the overhead Cost and Value Reconciliations (CVRs) at month end
  • Ensuring month end journals are prepared in a timely manner
  • Working alongside the operational and commercial teams to provide support at month end
  • Provide support to the business with the ongoing integration into a new business area
  • Streamline the current business vehicle mileage process
  • Owning the online purchasing card system, ensuring charges are accurate and coded to the correct contracts
  • Support the Commercial Accountants with monthly reporting and quarterly forecasting
  • Maintain effective work systems, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation is dealt with in a professional manner to meet audit requirements
  • Assisting with client invoicing and maintaining the invoice register to ensure the cash forecast is accurate and robust
  • Business partnering to the Operational and Commercial teams
  • Assisting with Balance Sheet reconciliations post month end
  • Ad hoc duties when required


  • Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Looking to study ACCA/CIMA, potentially AAT qualified though not essential
  • High level of numeracy - able to present financial information clearly and concisely
  • Good IT skills, particularly Excel (VLOOKUPS, PIVOT tables etc)
  • Positive and friendly with a team player approach
  • Methodical with an organised and disciplined approach to work
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure

  • Due to the integration of RCE into Kier Infrastructure the role of the ACA will be an evolving one so the role is ideal for an individual who is looking for a challenge and exposure to all aspects of the business.


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