Intermediate level Quantity Surveyor/Financial Accountant

Location: Hailsham, East Sussex

Job Salary: £30 - 40k pro rata 

Outline of Business/Company

Roadways are a multiple award winning company including an International Green Apple Award winner 2024, Innovation of the year in Brighton, 2021, Employer of the year 2019 & 2021, Sussex company of the year 2021 and. We specialise in road recycling, asphalt surfacing, groundworks, civil engineering. We are a Principal Contractor for National Highways, and a subcontractor for many other prestigious clients. Roadways are a regional leader in the production of eco-friendly road construction materials that save over 70% of CO2 in comparison to the traditional road construction methods.

With over 50 years’ experience, we’re rooted in knowledge and expertise. We are committed to safety, quality and a professional approach. This means we can deliver more projects on-time and to the high-standards you expect.

We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and aim to provide equality of opportunity to all regardless of their religion, sex, race, age or sexual orientation.

We continuously improve what we do. From the latest training for our staff, through to externally audited accreditation like ISO 9001, 45001, 14001, 27001 and Highways Sector Scheme 16, 23, 30, 12D. Clients can invest in us for the long-term with confidence.

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General Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an intermediate level Quantity Surveyor to join our growing team at Roadways, working part-time (2-3 days per week).

The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring resources, making applications for payments and reconciling actual spend.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments

  • Managing contractual claims

  • Undertaking post contract cost analysis


  • Experience with contract administration

  • Experience with application for payments

Key Skills:

  • A good understanding of construction technology and terminology

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Commercial awareness

  • Be able to form a good relationships and work well in teams

  • A professional, friendly and approachable attitude

  • Results-driven and motivated

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Clear of alcohol and drugs when reporting for work (a regular testing programme is in place)

Experience and Technical Skills / Professional Qualifications: Intermediate level QS or Financial Accounting qualification

Essential Criteria:  Commercial awareness

DBS Check Required: No