Management Accountant

Robert Walters
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading global business is looking for a Management Accountant to join their office in Chelmsford. Reporting to the Head of Contract Accounting the main purpose of the role is to produce and develop systems forecast and budgetary analysis, as well as the production of reports and commentaries for use by management.

Key Management Accountant responsibilities will include:

  • Produce timely and accurate management reporting to support the Operational Managers and Business Partners ensuring all contracts are suitably supported by robust financial models to evidence underlying earnings
  • Ensuring accurate and timely preparation of management accounts for interpretation by financial and non-financial management
  • Provide financial advice and guidance to the contract operational staff to assist in their interpretation and understanding of financial statements and the financial position of their operations and decisions
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts to meet company and statutory requirements
  • Preparing monthly financial Trading Review packs and present the financial performance each month
  • Liaising with external auditors and other agencies as needed to ensure full compliance with company and statutory requirements are met
  • Assisting in the development of new financial systems

Your characteristics:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) or overseas equivalent
  • Strong understanding of forecasting and budgetary development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with operational staff with limited financial experience
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Technical financial system knowledge
  • Excellent organisation skills and multitasking abilities

This business is looking to hire an outstanding individual who has already achieved fast track progression. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced and competitive culture with unrivalled succession planning opportunities. You will have the opportunity to progress further within finance.

If you feel your experience closely matches the above criteria then please send your CV to