Management Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Birmingham
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This role sits within the Management Accounts team and has 3 direct reports that require operational guidance and support. This role mainly focuses on cost accounting, analysis and business partnering with Finance and non-Finance stakeholders.

Client Details

Michael Page Finance are partnering with a large, reputable and global electrical brand with presence in over 30 countries and over 300 retail branches in the UK. Their turnover is circa £750m and are experiencing a considerable amount of growth.

Description

- Operationally manage, support and guide 3 Part-Qual Assistants and reviewing the accuracy of their work

- Review costs, analyse adverse variances and identify issues where performance is deviating from expectation

- Resolve cost measurement and reporting issues and manage this process

- Liaise with all Commercial Finance and Cost Controlling teams to support the budgeting and forecasting process through timely input of cost on trends and underlying performance

- Review balance sheet reconciliations from the team are accurate, consistent and have a suitable level of supporting documentation

- Business partner with the wider business to understand cost basis across all functions

- Review and articulate accounting adjustments to all finance stakeholders

- Monitor cost centre queries and ensure adequate information and support is provided to our branch managers

- Ability to self-develop and engage in job development to enable future progression into senior role.

Profile

- Experience of working in a similar role for a wholesaling, retail distribution or logistics Company with extensive exposure to the management accounting and business analysis.


- Newly qualified Management Accountant or a CIMA/ACCA/ACA

- Experience must have been gained in a large, multi-site business (preferably logistics/wholesale/retail)

- Experience in managing processes through a sustained period of change.

- Excellent communication skills and the ability to produce and present financial/statistical data.

- Evidence of a proactive approach with stakeholders and provide clear and appropriate communication suitable to the audience and situation.

- Experience of managing and developing junior members of the team

Job Offer

Candidate can expect a competitive salary between £35,000-40,000 depending on experience, pension and career progression into senior finance/commercial roles within the business.

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