Management Accountant

Opal Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Opal Recruitment are looking for a Qualified Management accountant for our client based in Wakefield, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for a forward thinking progressive business who are a market leader within their field. Reporting directly to the Finance director, this is a senior finance role in the organisation therefore experience in a similar role is essential.

The ideal candidate will have a very solid accountancy background and with daily control of ledgers be expected to add value to the business in terms of information generated and implemented actions.

Main Duties

  • Month end closing, journal preparation and entry with supporting reconciliations
  • Weekly & months accounts review ensuring any variances are investigated and appropriate action taken
  • Preparation of preliminary monthly management accounts for review
  • Purchase Ledger/Accounts payable
  • Banking reconciliation and cash flow
  • Accruals & prepayments
  • Sales, COS/purchases, stock, expenditure
  • Preparation or preliminary cash flow statement s & tax returns for review
  • Gross Margin/cost of sales reconciliation
  • Calculation and analysis of standard variances with suggested actions
  • Assist the Finance Director to ensure financial controls are in place across the company, which are in accordance with Group Policy and actively adhered to.
  • Stock control
  • Ensure Stock transactions are accurate and current
  • Analyse and investigate unusual stock adjustments/discrepancies
  • Oversee and validate physical counts under guidance of the FD
  • Product costing Controls - approves new product costings, changes, routings and bill of materials
  • Capex Control ensuring projects are monitored for costs, benefits, compliance and are Capitalised on completion
  • Technical requirements for this role are

  • Qualified or Finalist in CIMA or ACCA
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role or with thorough practical understanding of accounting principles and techniques
  • Preferable reporting and Manufacturing experience
  • Excellent Excel skills including pivot tables, graphs and data analysis
  • Personal attributes

  • Flexible team player able to work with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable in both and office and manufacturing environment
  • Good organisation skills allowing prioritisation to deliver to agreed time scales
  • Provide accurate and current information to high standard
  • Develop existing Financial controls and adapt as necessary
  • Apply today to avoid disappointment.

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