ACCORD JARVIS LTD  

Joint Venture in highway maintenance between Accord Plc and Jarvis Plc. Primarily highway maintenance for “Transport for London” and the Highways Agency. Based in London and the Midlands with a turnover of £43m. Now running 1 contract for the Midlands (previously 3).

 

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER & COMPANY SECRETARY

 

Reporting to the Chairman of the Board who is changed every 6 months alternating between Accord and Jarvis. Attending Board meetings as Company Secretary and manage the Finance Department with 2 staff.

 
  • Production and distribution of full management accounts to timetable.
  • Administration and payment of salaried staff.
  • Coordination of pension activities.
  • Managing P11d’s and keeping information for IR.
  • Assessing credit ratings for prospective customers outside of key clients (Highways Agency and Transport for London).
  • Invoicing customers and performing credit control duties.
  • Managing the balance sheet and reconciling all accounts on a monthly basis
  • Production of financial accounts for auditors and providing assistance during audits. Raising contentious items with the Group FD from either Accord or Jarvis.
  • Assisting with IT innovations and upgrades etc. Formulated Company computer security procedures and introduced uniform company-wide anti virus software.
  • Policing and auditing finance procedures.
  • Attending monthly meetings for current contracts and raising queries with managers.
  • Monitored annual cover opportunities with insurance brokers and introduced use of a motor accident management company.
 
Achievements Include:  
  • Devised and introduced a driver training scheme. This has recently been implemented and has radically reduced annual insurance premiums.