Assistant Accountant

Specific Location

BDW Cambridgeshire

Hours of Work
Full time

Barratt David Wilson

Contract Type

Closing Date
05 October 2018

Assistant Accountant

Our Finance teams, don’t just process numbers, it’s about collecting vital information which informs decisions and drives our business. As such, it’s at the heart of our commerciality.

We hold Finance in high regard as a pivotal driver in our continued success and performance, so if you enjoy working in a front-line, operational function where your work is highly valued and impacts visibly on our people and business, this could be your kind of place. 



  • Analysis and forecasting of sales and admin overhead expenditure
  • Weekly/Monthly Management Pack preparation and analysis
  • Analysis and reporting on trends and delivery against KPI’s for sales, construction and customer service
  • Carry out monthly reconciliations as required by the Division
  • National statistics reporting
  • Deal with queries from external sources/Group/Region/Division as required
  • Assist in half year and year-end Consol pack production
  • Assist Divisional Accountant with ad-hoc tasks as required


Personal Characteristics/Qualifications and Skills 

  • Part qualified or studying for accounting qualification preferable
  • IT literate with sound working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Numerate with good organisation and administration skills
  • Self-disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently and accurately under pressure
  • Team player, supportive of departmental colleagues
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday
  • Money purchase pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits
  • Death in Service benefit


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