Management Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Gleeson Recruitment Group is currently working alongside a market leading business based in Birmingham to appoint a Management Accountant to the team.

This is a permanent opportunity paying circa £35,000 per annum + study support


To be responsible for high-quality management accounting service whereby the daily, weekly and monthly numbers represent a consistent and accurate picture of the financial performance and position of the business. Providing support to business partners in a trusted and consistent manner.

Principle Accountabilities

* Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the nominal ledger

* Delivering robust reconciliations that confidently confirm the completeness and accuracy of our financial performance & position

* Managing project and account code allocations

* Liaising with Business Partners and other stakeholders to ensure business situations are reflected in the accounts

* Reconciling balances to source systems, third party information and other reference points

* Analysing balance movements and investigating deviations from expectation

* Playing a key role in the monthly period end close including variance analysis and review of P&L and Balance Sheet to production of management accounts

* Supporting the Shared Services Accounting Team Manager in managing the workload of the team and supporting ad hoc requirements

* Maintaining adherence to approval requirements and other policies

* Contributing ideas and recommendations for team improvement and actively driving these forward

* Monitoring and influencing team KPIs

Skills and Experience

* As a minimum CIMA/CCAB/ACCA part-qualified

* Demonstrates a high level of comfort in using accounting systems

* Aware of the varying ways nominal ledger transactions are posted and implications for the control approach

* Strong data analysis skills (Excel inevitable; BI systems an advantage)

* High level of attention to detail and a satisfaction in accuracy

* Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written skills (ability to communicate across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders)

* Excellent time management skills (ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines)

* Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills (ability to work independently, flexibly and responsively)

* Committed team player with a genuine 'can do' attitude (hard working, uses initiative and great with colleagues)

If this role is of interest do not hesitate in applying!

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