Management Accountant

Recruiter
BROOK STREET BUREAU - Peterborough
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Purpose

To provide effective support to the Finance Manager and Finance Director and to be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the finance department.

To lead on the preparation of monthly management accounts and financial reporting.

  • Key responsibilities and duties:
  • Line manager to four finance team members
  • Continuous development of finance team members, processes and procedures
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts to agreed timescales, including balance sheet reconciliations and variance commentary
  • Provide accurate and timely financial reporting (such as margin and departmental reporting)
  • Assist with the centralisation of finance activities as and when required
  • Maintain accruals and prepayments schedules
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Work closely with the Finance Director to ensure the financial systems are fit for purpose, sustainable and that users have correct access rights
  • Financial governance - to ensure the organisation's policies are current and are being adhered to
  • Assist with the annual budgeting process
  • Assist with the year-end audit
  • Work with the Finance Manager/ Director on Finance initiatives and process improvements
  • Any other tasks required by the Finance Manager/ Director
  • There may be occasions when it is necessary for duties to be undertaken away from the office therefore there may be overnight stays which will be required away from home

Key skills:

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA)
  • Experienced in managing a team effectively
  • High proficiency in Excel
  • Must be a people person
  • Strong teamwork skills essential
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • An appetite to develop or change processes to improve efficiency
  • Commercially aware
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail and a methodical approach

If the above is of interest to you please call me on 01733 310 855 for a confidential chat or email: