Manager - Accountant - Major Projects Advisory
The Major Projects Advisory practice is a global practice within KPMG, working in USA, Australia, South Africa, India and the Middle East.
The UK practice is well established with a team of circa 40 people who work mainly in the UK but also on overseas assignments.
Our focus is on major infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients in the following sectors :
This is a fast growing area offering exciting opportunities
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the drive and aspiration to move outside of the traditional financial / accounting arena to develop a unique combined financial-
commercial approach to the construction market.
The MPA team in the UK are based in Manchester and London. This role could be based in Manchester or London but will require frequent travel to client locations throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.
The role is for a Manager level Accountant with a good level of experience and understanding of the construction sector and in particular of the financial management of construction projects and construction companies.
Within the current team we have a lot of experience in the assessment of the commercial performance of portfolios of projects for construction clients.
This role is designed to provide the financial accounting lens to our commercial findings to help clients understand the accounting impacts of our work and to provide construction related accounting advisory inputs to clients with major infrastructure projects.
The successful candidate therefore needs a good understanding of how construction projects report, and of accounting for revenue and profits on contracts.
The role will also work with CFOs to assist in understanding the causes of poor financial performance and to identify the commercial analysis required to improve operational performance, to drive margin improvement and cash management improvements.
The role requires significant post-qualification experience with the following attributes :
In addition to the above, experience or knowledge of some of the following areas would also be of benefit to the candidate in the environment that we work in :