Management Accountant - Costbase

JAM Recruitment Ltd
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant- Costbase/ Portsmouth/ Initial 9 Month Duration/ £189LTD Per Day

My client is a well respected defence engineering organisation who is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Costbase focused Management Accountant to join their dedicated team of Accountancy professionals. The role is for an initial 9 month duration and is paying a rate of £189LTD Per Day. Please find the role description below:

As a Management Accountant - Costbase, you will be responsible for managing specific elements of the functional costbase, providing timely and accurate information to allow management decisions to be made.

The business is pursuing a costbase challenge and the Finance team is at the forefront of driving a cost conscious culture and working as a business partner with the functions and different parts of the business to ensure that the challenges are understood and action plans are in place and being worked.

This role is crucial to the success of the costbase challenge being a key interface between budget holders, functions and the Leadership Team

Your main responsibilities as a Management Accountant - Costbase will involve:

Co-ordinating, reviewing and challenging the functional IBP liaising with budget holders, functional heads and providing an output for review by the LT

Involvement in resourcing reviews and ensuring a robust supply and demand plan is in place

Cost base inputs into the MMR process - detailed commentaries, input to the monthly accounts reviews, variance analysis and understanding of key drivers

Supporting the EBS implementation providing SME support and expertise so impact on costbase is understood

Governance and assurance of the functional costbase to ensure compliance with internal and external laws and regs (FPM, Internal processes & Accounting Standards)

Engaging with budget holders, and the functional leads to understand cost drivers and working with key stakeholders to identify cost saving opportunities

Your skills and qualifications:

Professional qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) or equivalent is preferable, although a finalist with appropriate experience may be acceptable

You will already have substantial experience in the area of management accounting and costbase control in a large organisation

Someone with excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts in an appropriate and understandable manner

Please register interest by submitting an up to date CV without delay.

John Sadler
JAM Recruitment

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