Management Accountant

Margaret Hodge Recruitment
06 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This role reports to the Finance Manager and will be required to prepare management accounts and analyse financial data. The ideal candidate will therefore have gained a qualification in, CA,CIMA, ACCA.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

1. Ensure that financial information is complete and accurate by reviewing and analysing financial postings.

2. Ensure the financials comply with Capsugel’s and Lonza’s accounting policies (and IFRS/ US GAAP).

3. Assist in developing management tools to allow financial planning, accounting, budgeting and forecasting.

4. Preparation and support for the statutory audit and coordination of the preparation of the accounts.

5. Provide corporation tax information and prepare the VAT return and EC/Intrastat returns to meet all deadlines.

6. Preparation of both an internal and corporate management reporting pack, analysing actuals versus budget and prior periods.

7. Preparation of cashflow forecasts to ensure sufficient funds available to meet the company’s commitments.

8. Analyse and forecast monthly and year end results.

9. Act as a point of assistance for the rest of the finance team.

10. Deputise for the Finance Manager and respond in a timely manner to corporate requests.

Person Profile

The ideal candidate will be:

·Composed; cool under pressure and energised by challenges

·Has demonstrable integrity and trust; can present the facts in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences and admits mistakes

·Accomplished at setting priorities;

Personal Situation

Flexible and able to work extended hours when required. Specific Job Skills:


·High attention to detail

·Qualification in CA,CIMA, ACCA

·Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

·Able to adapt to change.


·Experience or knowledge of SAP would be an advantage.

·Have knowledge and experience of working within a cGMP/GLP environment

Computer skills: Must be competent in the use of MS Office.

Literacy and Numeracy: Highly competent level of literacy and numeracy.

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