Networks Connections Accountant

Reading, Berkshire
Competitive + Annual Incentive
15 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Voyage Global Energy's established client is currently looking for Network Connection Accountants.


Job Description: 

You will manage and control over 15,000 electricity connections projects per annum. Your role will include monitoring and managing annual budgets and forecasts for two of our four Southern regions, with Networks managers, to set challenging targets and report income and profit performance on a monthly basis. You will build effective relationships with Commercial and Operational staff responsible for project delivery, and work with them to ensure good financial control of projects, cost allocations and meeting of financial targets.

In addition, you will review and manage the profitability of ongoing projects and completed projects with regional and commercial staff to deliver annual budget. You will provide financial guidance and training, where required, to Networks business staff in the use of project accounting, including project billing. You will be responsible for excellent financial control including control account reconciliations for Work in Progress and Deferred Income balances. You will also work closely with the Connections Finance Manager to ensure processes and procedures are operating effectively.


You Need: Your Skills and Experience

As the successful candidate, you will be a part, or fully qualified accountant (CIMA or CACA) or have extensive experience working within an accounts team.

You will possess a sound understanding/knowledge of Finance software (preferably Oracle EBS), including project billing, and have excellent Excel skills. You should be a commercially aware and astute individual with an ability to work well in a project team environment and lead where required. Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build key relationships, are essential. You should have an ability to drive process improvements. There will be a requirement to visit regions on a regular basis to support business as required on connection activities, so an element of flexibility would be advantageous. 



With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.


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Closing date for applications is: Monday, 26 March 2018.

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