• Title
    Management Accountant
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Finance Operations
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Woods nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.


    Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.


    Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.


    What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.


    Wood is recruiting for a Management Accountant, responsible for completing the monthly reporting, budgeting and forecasting for Nuclear business/Functions.



    • Manage the month end reporting process.
    • Review and prepare required adjustments to the final reported position in HFM
    • Preparation of variance analysis for the Nuclear flash meetings
    • Preparation of the functional cost reports for review and discussion with the functional Vice Presidents
    • Preparation of input into the monthly Finance pack for the Lead Team
    • Input into the month end balance sheet reconciliation / SOX process
    • Manage audit queries
    • Ad hoc analysis and query resolution
    • Budget & forecast model preparation by function
    • Support Vice Presidents in completion of the models
    • Review & challenge the submissions
    • Manage phased consolidation model for the Centre/Functions budget & forecast
    • Upload budget detail into HFM
    • Support Oracle implementation and continuous improvement process (including testing)
    • Support process improvements / reporting efficiencies
    • Primary contact for the shared services functions with respect to intercompany invoice coding and support on AP / expenses process as required.



    Skills / Qualifications


    • Newly qualified or part qualified accountant actively studying to qualify (ACCA / CIMA)
    • Strong system skills – Excel, MDAX (or similar) and HFM (or similar)
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent planning and organisational skills
    • Ability to prioritise workload to deliver results within timescales
    • The ability to work as part of a team
    • Attention to detail
    • Ownership and responsibility 
    • Ability to understand performance drivers 
    • Collaborative communication skills, interfacing with both financial and non-financial colleagues
    • Drive continuous improvement and added value, always looking to make processes more efficient and achieve standardisation and consistency across the function


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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