Management Accountant

Recruiter
Vivalda Limited
Location
Nechells
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Location: 95 Aston Church Road, Aston, Birmingham B75RQ

Benefits: Discretionary bonus (paid twice a year after a qualifying period) and a contributory pension scheme.

The Company:

Established in London in 1999, the Vivalda Group of Companies have grown organically into the UK’s leading supplier of specialist building material. We have an annual turnover in excess of £31 million, and operate out of 10 locations across the UK and Ireland.

Job Purpose:

Reporting directly to the Financial Director, you will be expected to produce timely, accurate management information for the Vivalda Group; to consolidate budget and forecast/business plan information for the group; to perform key reconciliation tasks; to assist with year-end processes and statutory accounts preparation.

Key Responsibilities:

Management Reporting

  • Produce the monthly consolidated management reports in line with the required timeframes provided by the Finance Director

  • Review and analyse all inputs to the reports

  • Provide variance analysis and commentary in support of the monthly reports as directed

  • Provide ad-hoc management reports as required by Directors

  • Continually adapt and improve management reports as agreed with the Finance Director

  • Consolidate annual budget, including long term cash flow planning and rolling plan/forecast information for subsequent years

  • Lead, develop and support the Accounts Manager in managing the rest of the Accounts team to produce accurate and timely data.

  • Business analysis on specified areas from the Finance Director

  • Other ad-hoc duties as prescribed by the Finance Director or Managing Director to assist in achieving the Finance Department objectives

Year End

  • Assist with the preparation of year end accounts, liaising with auditors as required

  • Prepare annual statutory accounts

Person Specification - Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Accounting and Systems

  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience in a busy, progressive and tightly managed business, including monthly reporting, annual budget preparations, financial modelling, cash flow reporting and statutory accounts

  • Extensive experience of computerised accounting systems

  • Demonstrable experience of facilitating and implementing new accounts systems

  • Highly proficient Microsoft Office user

Analytical Skills

  • Ability to 'think outside the box’ and to assimilate data into meaningful financial information

  • Strong spreadsheet manipulation skills and aptitude for Excel work

  • A meticulous and methodical approach

  • Ability to develop and improve report formats in line with business needs

Project Management Skills

  • Ability to deliver accurate, high quality work and reports to deadlines and to required standards

  • Good report development and writing skills

  • Strong project management and administrative skills

  • Consistent performance under pressure

  • Self-motivation and drive

People Skills

  • High standard of written and verbal communication

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within a large organisation

  • Demonstrable experience of managing an Accounts team
  • Proven relationship building skills

  • Flexible approach to work

Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant from one of the CCAB-recognised Accountancy bodies or equivalent (ACCA, CIMA, ACA etc)

No agencies please.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across our organisation. If your application is unsuccessful your personal data will be removed from our systems.

We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard. The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect.

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