Accountant – Construction Business in Middlesex


Accountant Needed – Construction Business in Harrow


Based just outside London this specialist contractor is part of a wider group, working on construction projects across the UK. Current turnover is circa £200m per annum and is still growing year on year. Usual site packages range from £10m up to £50m each (with some going above this) and include a variety of landmark schemes in London and around the country.


This business has a close-knit senior management and the successful individual can expect to join a business that values every individual. As the business grows there is definitely room for progression, so those looking to continue to develop their career, can be sure there is no glass ceiling here.


This position is available immediately.


This is an opportunity to play an integral role within the accounts team at this dynamic and progressive business.

These are the duties as given to us by our client:


  • Post bank transactions synchronised in the system.
  • Post currency accounts transactions (manual posting, not synchronised)
  • Post invoice finance transactions (manual posting, not synchronised)

Cash Flow Forecast:

  • Daily update of cash flow actuals and immediate forecast.
  • Weekly cash flow forecast update to circulate.
  • Weekly ID cash flow forecast update to circulate.

Credit Cards:

  • Post credit card transactions (manual posting)
  • Follow up invoices paid by credit card.

Accounts Payable:

  • Upload purchase invoices to be posted.
  • Check vendors statements against ledgers.
  • Follow up pro-forma invoices.
  • Prepare payment runs.
  • Send vendors remittances.
  • Vendors queries.

Accounts Receivable:

  • Send monthly statements.
  • Credit control.
  • Customers queries.
  • Raise customers invoices and applications.

Management Accounts:

  • Monthly bank reconciliation & revaluation.
  • Monthly credit card reconciliation
  • Finance agreements: post monthly interest, monthly revaluation, monthly balance reconciliation
  • Monthly Invoice Discounting reconciliation
  • Other monthly schedules as required.

Ad hoc tasks as required.


Due to the nature of the role, I am looking to speak with individuals who have previous accountancy experience. Qualifications such as CIMA or ACCA may have been gained, but a minimum of 5 years accountancy experience is a must, as well as the ability to show previous roles where you have completed the explained tasks before. I am also ideally looking for someone who has worked for a similar construction business, but this is not a must, if good experience can be shown within a similar environment.


The base package for the right individual is negotiable, but we are estimating this to be circa £45,000 to £65,000 per annum depending on the level of your previous experience. Full benefits such as pension, travel allowance and bonuses will also be available. The company’s ambition is to bring an individual into the organisation that will become a valued member of the long-term team.


About this Recruiter

Andrew Jackson

A bit about me

I am one of the Founding Directors of Cityscape Recruitment and have over 19 years of experience in Civil Engineering & Construction recruitment. My specialisms are the niche sectors of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition. I work with the vast majority of the groundwork & concrete frame businesses in the UK. I can help not only to introduce you but to give you up-to-date information on each, helping you make an informed decision so you can take your career forward. I have a positive reputation in the market because I tell people the truth. My job is to get you the options you want, give you the information you need, and then let you decide what is right for you.
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About Cityscape Recruitment

Cityscape Recruitment is not like any other construction recruitment agency. Our business does not have a sales-driven environment, instead, we reward quality over quantity.

We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

And our relationships don’t end on day one of a new role – we pride ourselves on our ability to build long-lasting relationships with both clients and construction professionals. And we are fortunate enough to work with many leading construction companies and professionals in London and throughout the rest of the UK.


Clients we work for

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape.

What our clients say

We have worked with Alex Wallace and the Cityscape Recruitment team for a number of years now and find their service excellent.

They supply well matched and vetted candidates and very quickly understood all our requirements. They have always demonstrated good market knowledge and an ability to deliver to our requirements.

Commercial Director,
Main Contractor

I have used Cityscape Recruitment multiple times over the last 5 years. Very pleasant to deal with and all candidates put forward for interview are well suited to the position and well vetted by the team, so there is no time wasted with unsuitable applicants. I would highly recommend Cityscape. I intend to use them again in the future should any vacancies become available.

Operations Director,
Platt and Reilly Ltd

The Cityscape Recruitment team has always been great to deal with. Always ready to listen to our needs and requirements, a quality some recruiters do not appreciate or have, then advising where they can assist in our staff procurement. We look forward to working with Laura and Cityscape in the coming years.


Construction Recruitment FAQs

Here are answers to some questions that you may have.

At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

  • Main Contractor – Build
  • Fit Out and Refurbishment
  • Residential Development
  • Specialist Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Consultancy

Read more about our company here.

Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

To view all our live roles, click here

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

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When you first contact us, be that through direct contact, responding to an advert or applying through our website, we will connect you with a consultant who works in your specialist area. 

Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

If you are successful in receiving an offer(s), our consultant will communicate this with you and help to negotiate the offer(s) and any other terms of employment. 

Finally, we will support you in resigning from your current role, navigating potential counter offers and starting your new role.

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