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Senior Management Accountant

SENIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT ROLE – £45K + BENEFITS.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced, evolving business in a senior Management Accountant position. Reporting to the Financial Controller you will provide accounting support within the Finance team to ensure key financial activities are completed in a timely manner. Your main responsibility will be to oversee the management accounting processes and manage a small team. There will be an element of adhoc project work involved and liaising with the Auditors for the year end.
  • Prepare and analyse management information in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Manage the month end and balance sheet process. Ensure the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood and balances are reconciled.
  • Analysis of monthly management accounts, reporting packs, weekly reports and statistics.
  • Assure timely submissions of monthly reports and associated commentaries.
  • Ensure strict reporting deadlines are adhered to
  • Monthly consolidation of two operating units
  • Ensure the accuracy of management accounting information prior to review by the Finance Manager
  • Act as the main finance lead within the accounts team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Monitor and mentor the finance team.
  • Review and document business and accounting processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls, ensuring group policies are adhered to.
  • Finance lead on the Continuous Improvement programme
  • Assist with annual budget and forecasting.
  • Inventory; Review stock provisions. Production of stock reports and being the finance lead during the physical stock counts.
  • Asset Management; ensure annual physical verification of fixed assets and identify and record possible impairments. Monthly reconciliation of fixed asset balances.
  • Pro-actively build relationships with managers, providing professional advice / judgement to ensure issues are highlighted, risks are communicated and mitigation measures are put in place.
  • Analysis of costs ensuring target margins are on course and advising where appropriate.
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet items.
  • Completion of quarterly VAT return.
  • Provide financial training and support as required by the business.
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors


About you

  • Strong management accounting background within a manufacturing environment
  • Finance qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Demonstrable experience of leading change and bringing people on a change management journey
  • Strong customer service focus and leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines to meet targets.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels to develop strong working relationships.
  • Actively enjoys problem solving and identifying improvements before putting them into practice.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems would be desirable but not essential.

As a Senior Management Accounting Manager you will receive:- 

  • A competitive starting salary.
  • Additional employee benefits (including life assurance, enhanced pension, and staff discounts.
  • Great team environment
  • International business
  • half day finish on a Friday
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