Divisional Management Accountant

Michael Page Finance
North Mymms
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As the Divisional Management Accountant you will be responsible for the monthly management accounting, balance sheet analysis and a host of other key financial processes.

Client Details

We are pleased to be working with a global electronics business based in Hatfield, they are looking for a Divisional Management Accountant to join their growing finance team.


Responsibility for monthly management accounting, balance sheet analysis, budgets, forecasting and quarterly, half and year end reporting.

Preparation of monthly management accounts report for internal consumption, (GBP). Including information on sales, gross margin and stock data.

Inventory- working with the BU to monitor and provide detailed analysis of all stock reporting aspects (aged analysis, provisions, write offs and system stock adjustments.

Focused on reducing levels and improving working capital.

Oversee the preparation of the annual budget and twice yearly forecast of the Hatfield Branch working with stakeholders at all levels.

Produce expense budgets split by each cost centre.

Preparing data and attending required monthly meetings with BU management and staff.

General ledger and balance sheet account reconciliations to maintain relevant transactions.

Adhere to reporting deadlines.

Management of the SAP reporting systems to ensure the integrity of financial information.

Assist the Management Accounts Manager to meet the requirements of internal and external auditors.

Development and maintenance of the internal controls. Also maintaining commercial awareness to meet any change management and reporting needs within the business.

Analysis of Balance Sheet Account information.

Undertaking detailed analysis of the Rebates, Advertising, Warranty accruals and all Business Unit costs.

Ensuring various (rebate) schemes are communicated between accounts and the BU and accounted for correctly.

Work collaboratively with the LES Senior Managers to provide solid financial decision support.

General administrative and accounting duties.

Understand and comply with all relevant company policies.


The successful Divisional Management Accountant will be/have:

Experienced to a qualified accountant level (ACCA/ CIMA /ACA or equivalent).

Strong experience of Management accounts, including detailed P&L, Gross Margin and Stock Analysis required.

SAP & TM1 experience is preferable.

IT Literate and competent user of Microsoft packages.

Personal attributes: self-motivated, organised, driven, methodical, personable, team player, optimistic and resourceful & outgoing.

Excellent attention to detail.

Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).

Excellent time management, multitasking skills and ability to meet deadlines set.

Job Offer

The successful Divisional Management Accountant will benefit from the following:

Car parking- free parking on site.

Subsidised Canteen.

Health Care and Dental Insurance.

Pension Scheme.

Retail Reward benefits.

GymFlex Membership.

Holiday- 22 days (plus bank holidays)

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