Management Accountant (Divisional)

Woodrow Mercer Group
£45000 - £55000/annum BONUS+PENSION
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant - Divisional (ACMA/ACA/ACCA)

Salary c. £50k + bonus + pension


Full time

Our client is now the UK's largest network of independent insurance brokers. With private-equity backing, they are continuing to embark on a buy-and-build strategy to offer independent brokers a unique back-office function, and customers an unrivalled level of service.

With the ongoing acquisition drive, there is now a role for a confident, outgoing, technically-strong Management Accountant to take the lead on integrating and controlling a group of acquiree businesses.

The Role

This appointment, reporting to the CFO, will be accountable for the following:

* Preparation of monthly management accounts with supporting commentary;
* KPI analysis to support the board in decision-making;
* Ongoing and detailed variance analysis on income and cost lines;
* Maintaining balance sheet reconciliations and engendering a sound control environment;
* Budget and forecast preparation;
* Managing legal and regulatory returns for HMRC and FCA;
* Year-end file submission and liaison with auditors;
* Ad hoc reports and supporting the CFO as required.

The candidate's experience

You will have a good working knowledge and can demonstrate experience of the following:

* An understanding of the issues facing an insurance broking business and the accompanying accounting conventions;
* Experience of at least one of the industry-specific software packages, namely Open GI, SSP or Acturis;
* Well developed communication skills, both verbal and written (a "people person");
* Strong background in management accounts including budgeting and forecasting;
* Strong attention to detail & a "completer-finisher";

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and details of your current remuneration. Please note that only candidates with the specific experience detailed above will be considered