Reporting/Management Accountant

Firefly Human Capital Ltd
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Overview

£50,000 - £55,000 + benefits

This organisation is a creative and vibrant UK market leading FMCG brand with £70m turnover and a team of over 70 based in Henley. They are recruiting for a Reporting/Management Accountant to support the business in delivering world class financial and management reporting. They will ensure that the organisation are compliant with external and Hain Celestial financial reporting requirements, as well as providing a variety of management reporting to enable effective decision making. You will be joining a team of people who meet personal and business challenges with hard work and a massive smile.

The purpose of the role is to support the finance team by taking responsibility for accounting, statutory reporting, and management reporting, as well as other ad-hoc tasks.


Management of general ledger, including:

  • Oversight over all accounts; allocations, coding etc…

  • Detailed review and understanding of fixed costs

  • Query resolution

Month end reporting, including:

  • Management of all month end processes (excluding payroll)

  • Production of management accounts and commentary

  • Reporting to US head office via Hyperion

Marketing team support and accounting, including:

  • Supporting the Marketing team in the understanding of their spend compared to budget/forecast

  • Management of month end accruals for marketing

  • Production of Marketing spend dashboards

  • Preparation of Marketing budgets and forecasts

Statutory reporting and compliance, including;

  • Oversight of financial statement preparation

  • Tax compliance and statutory returns

Internal controls compliance, including:

  • Co-ordinating the Sums team to ensure that internal control processes are in place and effectively monitored.

  • Co-ordinating an annual review of key control processes.

  • Ad hoc project support

  • Provide holiday cover for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions as required


  • Qualified accountant with CCAB qualification

  • Good experience of utilising Microsoft Office, in particular fluency with Excel is preferable

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Driven and results orientated with a desire to achieve

  • Good communication skills with the ability to speak to others in the business at all levels and deal with queries from external parties e.g. suppliers

  • Good attention to detail and an ability to work to deadlines with accuracy

  • A willingness to throw yourself into a varied and busy role

  • Ability to manage your workload around busy periods and key deadlines

  • Demonstrable ability to live and breathe our values: We Want to Win, We’re Business Minded, We’re Childlike, We Think Differently, We’re Good to Each Other

  • Experience of working with SAP B1, Hyperion and COGNOS is desirable

What you will get:

  • Lots of training and development, supporting your career pathway

  • Competitive salary

  • A Box of Treats, including private medical, dental, pension, life assurance, 25 days holiday and the ability to buy more, high street discounts, a yummy breakfast every morning, pamper days, Give It A Go days, volunteering days… to name only a few!

  • A wonderful place to work in the Oxfordshire Countryside