Lead Accountant - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom


Job Title: Lead Accountant (Project Accounting)

Reporting To: Accounting Manager

Location : KBR Hill Park Court - Leatherhead

Responsible For:

Performing advanced and moderately complex accounting activities related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements, requiring a high degree of accuracy. Responsible for reconciling and analysis of complex balance sheet accounts. In addition, responsible for complete AR function actively seeks opportunities that will enhance the Company through increasing revenue, reducing costs, accurate budgeting and sustained focus on productivity. Attempts to maximize value through an understanding of operational costs, expenses and the impact of decisions on the bottom line.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To carry out month end activities to close out the period.
  • To produce flash results
  • To produce monthly management summary and management reports
  • To resolve the invoice resolution queues
  • To perform KART Balance Sheet reconciliations each month.
  • To prepare unbilled reports
  • To chase outstanding debts and ensure none over 60 days old working with Project Managers.
  • To raise monthly invoices to clients for the operations.
  • To help facilitate monthly financial reviews with operations.
  • To implement and monitor internal financial controls SOX/FCPA.
  • Regularly review cost against budget, actively seeking ways to save costs / areas to improve
  • Works within allocated budgets and resources
  • Regularly reviews processes which have a financial impact
  • Participates in the setting of forecasts and plans


Qualified or studying towards ACMA, ACA or ACCA with 3 to 7 years experience in project accounting environment.


  • At least 3 years experience in project accounting environment.
  • Ability to interact at all levels within local operation and Head Office up to Senior A&F Lead level.
  • Ability to step in for the immediate Supervisor as and when necessary.
  • Good IT skills with proficiency in Excel, Word and SAP financial system desirable.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP/SOX/FCPA desirable
  • Ability to deal with vendors and clients.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Personal Qualities:

  • Good written and oral communications, including technical proficiency in financial and management accounting.
  • Team worker with good interpersonal skills and flexible approach.
  • Able to work on own initiative with little or no guidance from immediate Supervisor.
  • Proactive and action orientated.

Job: Accounting

Primary Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Req ID: 1084455