Management Accountant / Reporting & Information Analyst

Natures Way Foods Ltd
West Sussex
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are growing and have a fantastic opportunity for a Reporting & Information Analyst to join our Finance team. You will be based at our Head Office in Selsey, West Sussex. Are you a Reporting & Information Analyst / Management Accountant looking for a fresh challenge within a successful and growing business? This role would suit someone with Management Accounts experience who is part qualified or just starting qualification. You will have plenty of opportunity for mentoring and growth with us. Key responsibilities include month end and period end reporting, gross margin numbers, cost of sales and balance sheet reconciliations. Here's a bit more detail: Our business is very fast paced and we are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a positive outlook. It's an exciting time to join our team and you will be responsible for the Reporting and Information function, providing accurately and timely R&I information to the business. This role will be based from our Head office in Selsey with some travel to our other sites based locally on the Chichester Food Park when required. This is a permanent, full time position. Hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm - Monday - Friday. Responsibilities: Period end Preparation of period end management accounts Compile reporting packs for one main trader + smaller entities. To include P&L, balance sheet, cashflow + supplementary schedules.Preparation of period end overheads by function To include period end meetings with relevant budget holder. Analysis of period position vs budget with variance commentary.Preparation of period end indirect rolling cashflow (1yr forecast). Preparation of period end balance sheet reconciliations. Review period end balance sheet reconciliations. Weekly Support the production of the company "Weekly P&L": To include preparation/analysis of supporting schedules that feed into the company "Weekly P&L" - published to the wider business each week. The "Weekly P&L" includes areas such as raw material, distribution, labour and waste variances as well detailed sales and margin analysis.Payroll Accounting Preparation of monthly general ledger postings. Review of monthly postings.Budget & Forecast (Annual) - Jan/Aug Preparation of overhead budgets by cost centre. Support compilation of total company plan. P&L. Inputs to gross margin level come from Finance Business Partnership team. R&I team compile overheads plan. Consolidation of company + smaller entities - P&L. Consolidation of company + smaller entities - Balance Sheet & Cashflow.About us: Here at Natures Way, we love food! It all started in 1994 with bagged salad and now we are a leading and award winning manufacturer of fresh convenient 'food to go' such as prepared salad and fruit, dressed salads, coleslaw and potato salad to name just a few, supplying to some of the UKs largest household name supermarkets and restaurants. Operating from four sites on the scenic south coast, Natures Way Foods (NWF) is now one of the largest employers in the area. We're immensely proud to employ a diverse team of nearly 1200 talented, committed and high performing people, valuing their individual strengths, talents, industry knowledge and experience. About you: Team player with good communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Management Accounts experience. Experience of period end reporting cycles. Experience in preparing balance sheet reconciliations. Good Excel skills. Able to work independently and organise tasks to meet deadlines. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX useful but not essential. Part qualified CIMA, at the start of studies or ACCAThe Perks: We want you to love working for us and what you do, so we have put together a great package of benefits: A competitive salary plus company performance related bonus. Company pension. 25 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays. Healthcare package. Life Assurance policy. Employee Assistance Programme. Exclusive online benefits and discounts. Plenty of development and training opportunities. Free parking available across all sites. Relocation packages available.About the office location: Commuting here is a breeze! All four sites are located close to the bottom of the A3 and M27, surrounded by fields and serenity. Our offices are modern, bright and airy with free parking onsite. What to do next…We really hope this has piqued your interest and would love to hear from you. Click the 'apply' button today and our expert internal recruitment team will be in touch! If you aspire to work in a fast-paced business that is growing from strength to strength, join us. You'll not only find this a brilliant place to work but also a dynamic business you can take pride in being a part of. We always love to hear from great people too, so don't forget to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and become a fan on Facebook. We're also proud to say we're an equal opportunities employer. Keywords: Management Accountant, Management Accounts, Accountancy, R&I Analyst, Reporting and Information Analyst, FMCG, Food Manufacturing, Finance, Commercial Accounts, Commercial Finance, Accounting #Chichester, #NWF