Management Accountant

Recruiter
Goldhawk Associates
Location
Kent
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a large and vibrant organisation based in South Kent, is currently recruiting for a Management Accountant. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the company is developing a business partnering approach to their Finance Department and so the role encourages a real element of partnership within the team.

Key tasks attributed to the role include:
- Providing support for departmental decisions; developing and maintaining a close trusting relationship with managers and colleagues, leading the organisation to build a culture of financial responsibility by working closely with partners
- Providing proactive bespoke financial advice to various elements of the business
- Delivering an aspirational and achievable budget and re-forecasting as required
- Providing mentoring and support to others within the finance department and helping them to improve their own financial management
- Keeping robust reports in order to substantiate monthly management accounts, forecasts and budget packs
- Preparing monthly journals alongside designing and delivering management accounts and providing analysis, insight and support for various business areas enabling them to make informed decisions and plans, tracking progress along the way
- Leading the development of managers to build better organisational understanding and confidence throughout the business by supporting individual learning
- Assisting the Director of Finance with year-end processes and preparing working papers for audit
- Leading and developing effective budget preparation and forecasting alongside identifying opportunities for cost reduction as well as business opportunities, presenting findings to the executive team and board

The ideal candidate will have an appropriate CIMA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent), be an excellent communicator and have proven experience building confidence and developing relationships within an established Finance function.
Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/77506684