Management Accountant

Recruiter
AJP Recruitment
Location
Peterlee
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client are specialists in sub contract fabrication, machining and the manufacture of bespoke turnkey solutions across a broad range of sectors and due to recent success, now require an experienced Management Accountant who can work in the Finance Department to assist with business growth going forward. THE ROLE Reporting to the Group Accountant, you will be an experienced accountant from either private practice or from a manufacturing background. Ideally you will have strong financial experience and be qualified to ACA/ACCA/CIMA level. You will have responsibility for a broad range of duties, primarily management reporting, statutory compliance, maintenance of a strong internal control environment and business support Maintaining, interpreting and reporting of timely and accurate financial data to tight deadlines Preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual management accountant including meaningful variance analysis and commentary to budgets/forecasts Supporting the annual statutory financial statement preparation process under FRS102 and IFRS, liaising with external auditors and the group parent company Interpreting and applying IFRS requirements, to the existing UK GAAP reporting regime and managing the calculations/documentation of that process Supporting our risk management process through compliance with the company’s procedures, documentation/testing of controls and maintenance of a strong internal control environment Assisting with the management of forex & international transactions, ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation Assistance in the collation of financial data/reports from fellow international member companies Maintenance of capex forecasts/manning level planning and corresponding business cases Management of working capital: stock/inventory, cashflow, debtors, creditors, etc against target/budget, cashflow plans Implementation of best practices within the department Other varied duties as required by the Group Accountant or Group Finance Director including cover during period of high workloads and absence THE PERSON Good knowledge of UK GAAP and preferably IFRS Must be ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified Worked in a senior finance role for at least 3 years Will ideally have experience of working with or within a manufacturing environment Computer literate with a very good knowledge in the use of Excel/Office/ERP systems English/communication skills (oral and written) Strong organisational & time-management skills with good common sense Must be methodical, diligent, accurate and accountable The ability to multi-task and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines Ability to communicate to and liaise with all levels including senior management Assertive with good interpersonal skills Must possess an analytical approach to their daily work