Management Accountant (12 month Maternity cover)

Howarth Morris
£40000 - £45000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Management Accountant to join one of Liverpools most well-known and highly regarded businesses (with UK operations & schemes totalling over £500m) for a 12-18m interim opportunity to provide maternity cover. With the very strong opportunity for a permanent appointment - due to the companies rapid expansion and new contracts/funding coming in over the next 12 months this is an excellent Management Accountant opportunity, based in easily accessible, very impressive modern and sophisticated offices just outside the city centre. Joining a friendly, dynamic and impressive finance team headed by an impressive FD and FC you will take full responsibility for the management accounts for your own portfolio of the business, in a role spanning Management Accounting, Business Partnering and a degree of Financial Accounting. Your remit will include:

  • Management Accounts preparation for internal and external stakeholders (including banks and third party landlords).
  • Year-end audit packs and liaison with external auditors for a number of legal entities.
  • Preparation and presentation of accurate management information
  • Business Partnering with Finance and Non Finance Budget Holders
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Working to drive business improvements and efficiencies.
  • Preparation of short and long term cash flow forecasts
  • Preparation of bank covenant compliance reports of actual performance against covenants
  • Preparation of forecasts for future performance against covenant.
  • VAT returns
  • Working closely with Financial Controller and Finance Director on ad hoc projects designed to improve the efficiency of the financial processes.
  • Supporting the Management of the Finance team

Applicants will be fully qualified ACCA or ACA and will be motivated, hardworking and reliable with prior experience of preparing management accounts within a fast paced finance department where accuracy, integrity & dependability is essential. You will also have excellent communication skills and the confidence/gravitas to engage with all levels of senior management, forging strong business relationships & supporting strategic decision making. Applicants with Property Management/Construction sector experience, Prior experience of Navision or have operated in a fast moving & entrepreneurial environments will be of particular interest. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most highly regarded and successful businesses in the North West. A competitive salary (£40-45k) is complemented with impressive benefits including Bonus, 25 days holiday, 3% pension, 0900-1700, parking and the strong opportunity for a permanent appointment for the right person. With Maternity leave not until later in Q4 our client will also consider candidates who are in permanent roles currently and on 1-2 months notice as well as candidates who are available immediately or at short notice.

Howarth Morris is the North Wests leading Financial, HR and Office Support Recruitment Consultancy and our finance division is dedicated to the career management of Part Qualified and Qualified Professionals across ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT, ICM, CIPP and CIPD. Highly commended by CIMA we are committed to providing our clients with the best candidates for their business and our candidates with the best opportunities for their career. Visit our website for more information on our unique profile and market leading service and call or email today to hear more about this and other exciting opportunities in the region.

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