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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Financial Accountant
Contract type
Full time fixed term contract

Salary: TBC


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Car/Car Allowance – job need if required for the role, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum., Paid voluntary work


About the company

At Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) we believe that talented people are key to our success. There’s nothing that excites us more than finding and developing talent and empowering people to be the best they can be.

We are the leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

As a company we love pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and doing things differently to provide the best possible outcomes for our employees and customers. Whether it’s investing in new technology, developing the careers of our people or creating last legacies within the communities we work; we love knowing that we keep moving forward.


About the team 

MSPS operates a decentralized philosophy. This means that while we maintain a strong and consistent approach to the way we work, our teams and contracts have the flexibility to tailor and adapt their delivery to meet the needs of our customers.

With over 30 different contracts nationwide, our teams are empowered to make decisions based on what is right for the project, ensuring our customers always comes first.


About The Role

To provide support to Financial Controller (FC) in ensuring accuracy, integrity and development of the business’ financial reporting.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for cash management across three legal entities including variance reporting and weekly cash forecasting.
  • Attend and contribute to the weekly cash calls with stakeholders across the Company.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the AP & cash teams within the shared service as well as the Company’s credit controller.
  • Support the FC with the month end close process for three legal entities, and all reporting to group including 5 year plan submissions and the company’s annual budget.
  • Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are completed and points actioned on a monthly basis to a level sufficient to satisfy a statutory audit.
  • Contribute to the design and creation of a month end reporting pack.
  • Ensure compliance with HMRC requirements, tax pack submissions, VAT and other statutory compliance requirements.
  • Responsible for reducing the number of outstanding ATR’s.
  • Understand, document and review the key financial processes and controls within the Company, making suggestion for improvement and aligning with best practice where appropriate.
  • Support the FC in establishing a finance function at Head Office and driving a culture of openness and integrity through the business’ monthly reports and submissions to group.
  • Ensure the outputs from COINS and COGNOS are accurate for all the submissions and reconciliations.
  • Preparation of month end management accounts and reports including required journals.
  • Project work on system upgrades and developments as required.
  • Management of adhoc BACS/CHAPS requests.
  • Provide cover for critical activities carried out by other team members.
  • Other ad hoc duties.


About You

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with proven track record of preparing statutory accounts and statutory audits of large companies/groups.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with wide range of people and groups.
  • Experience of managing conflicting and competing priorities effectively.
  • Experience of integrated accounting software eg. COINS, SAP, Dynamics, COGNOS.
  • Microsoft Office (including advanced Excel skills)
  • Experience of preparation of statutory accounts, tax returns, VAT returns.


To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity, flexible working and that talented people are key to our success.



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