Management Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
11 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Great opportunity for a commercially astute management accountant to join a fast-paced manufacturing business.

Client Details

Our client is a national, multi-site manufacturer with an excellent reputation. They have built strong, long-term relationships with their customer base with plans to grow and develop as a business.

Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ownership of weekly & monthly financial reporting & reconciliations, with support of juniors in finance team
  • Ensure accurate reporting and analysis of weekly and monthly results including Margin analysis & KPI's
  • Support Site accountant budgeting & forecasting process
  • Own, progress and develop product costing; key point of contact for account managers
  • Provide leadership and direction for junior roles within the Finance function - Being the first point of contact for queries
  • Champion at site for overhead reduction, reporting & control - challenging budget holders where necessary & holding regular meetings with the budget stakeholders


Provide financial support for all new Financial projects and initiatives

Profile

Essential:

Motivated self-starter

Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA Accountant

Experience of accounting and management information in a large organisation. Including Journal postings & reconciliations

Good communication skills; experience of explaining financial metrics to non-financial colleagues

Excellent skills with MS Office, particularly Excel

Experience of working within a finance function in a large organisation. Multinationals preferable

Experience of working with an ERP system



Desirable:

Complex problem solving skills

Experience of accounting in a manufacturing environment

Experience of producing daily and weekly reports to a short deadline; product costing knowledge. Experience of the FMCG environment.

Experience of dealing with members of senior management

Advanced Excel skills and ability to use pivot tables and VBA to produce reports and dashboards

Experience of line managing staff

Knowledge of SAP R3



Job Offer

Competitive basic + package

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