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Why Stopford?

Stopford prides itself on providing a positive and supportive working environment where individuals are respected and valued for their contribution. We are looking to build upon our talented and diverse workforce by employing people who really want to make a difference. A career with Stopford will give you the opportunity to become part of a progressive organisation that offers a culture of opportunity, equality and diversity.

What do we look for?

Our highly skilled team comprises individuals who are committed to our goal of delivering the best service to our portfolio of clients. Some of the main skills we look for in our employees are:


We can give you exceptional support, real career progression opportunities and a range of excellent benefits including:

Current Opportunities

We are always looking for exceptional people to join our company. In return we can offer a varied career with the training and development you need to progress. Will you join us?

Part-Qualified Management Accountant, Salary £25K-£27.5K+ (dependent on experience), Location Ellesmere Port

Stopford Energy and Environment

Title: Management Accountant – part qualified

Salary: £25-27.5K, plus (dependent on experience)

Location: Ellesmere Port

Closing Date:  24th December 2019

Job Ref: SEEMA2019

Stopford, with a proud history of over 35 years of engineering design and environmental consultancy is in a period of growth and change. This is an exciting opportunity to join us on our transformation journey.


The Role

Stopford Energy and Environment is looking for a CIMA part-qualified Management Accountant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of accounting in industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of accurate and timely management accounts
  • Manage the preparation of sales invoices and credit control
  • Manage supplier invoices, expense processing and payments
  • Daily review of Company Bank and invoice finance accounts.
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecasts – forecasting sales receipts, supplier payments and outgoings
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns.
  • Prepare project reviews, analysis and project cost to complete reports for management
  • Ensure that payroll adjustments are administered accurately and timely (e.g. promotion, leaver, sickness, holiday, maternity/paternity leave, etc.)
  • Preparation of management reports to external stakeholders as and when required
  • Support the business managers in the provision and interpretation of financial information through business partnering
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts drafting appropriate commentaries and recommendations
  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of business and project risk
  • Ensure that all financial statements and records are maintained in accordance with the latest financial regulations and legislation
  • Liaise with bank and financial institutions
  • Preparation of audit files and statutory accounts
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure accurate and timely preparation of audit information

Skills, Education and Experience

  • CIMA part qualified – study support provided
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of accounting in industry
  • Preferable experience of working in engineering and project management environment
  • Ability to manage time and activities
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong communicator with an ability to influence others
  • Ability to work and communicate at the operational level in the business
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Solid technical skills using PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Preferable experience using Sage or similar accounting software

Who is Stopford Energy & Environment?

One of the fastest-growing energy and environmental consultancies in the UK. For over 30 years, we’ve been providing innovative solutions for our clients. We are an industry leader with an expanding portfolio, spanning R&D to design and commissioning of process technology globally. With growth worldwide, both in emerging and existing industries, we can offer incredibly varied projects with clients across the globe.

With support, variety and opportunities, Stopford Energy and Environment is the ideal place to build your skills and career. Want to know more? Visit www.stopford.co.uk.

Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply, please send your current CV to [email protected] quoting job reference SEEMA2019


If you are shortlisted, we’ll be in touch.

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