Management Accountant

Recruiter
Rowan Finance Lancashire
Location
Fleetwood
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client who are a rapidly growing, successful market leader within a consumer products, are now seeking to recruit a Management Accountant based in Fleetwood. This will be the lead finance role for a £20 million turnover business, covering all aspects of financial management whilst supporting the wider group functions.

Reporting into the Finance Director, the successful candidate will play a key part in providing insights and analysis into strategic business decisions and provide essential support to the senior stakeholders within the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the month end process, including preparation of management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and control, and detailed variance analysis on customer numbers, consumption volumes, price and cost variation.
  • Production of monthly financial performance reports for executive review and for quarterly Board reporting.
  • Bank and cash management, including short-term and long range cash forecasting and balance optimization.
  • Developing and maintaining forecast models and ownership of the annual budgeting cycle and mid-year forecasting routines for the business.
  • Preparation of the year-end audit files and key point of contact for external auditors.
  • Responsibility for intra-group cost allocations, pricing, and transfers.
  • Provide financial support to the Commercial team on the financial performance of the group.
  • Financial analysis of Costing strategy.
  • Evaluation of opportunities to expand current portfolio
  • Support the continuing professional development of other junior members of the Group finance team.

Skills:

  • Highly developed understanding of financial management accounting practices.
  • Budgeting within a complex customer life cycle
  • Advanced Excel ability
  • Competency with SAGE or similar financial accounting software
  • Strong technical/analytical skills
  • Experience in billing systems / CRM data interrogation highly advantageous
  • Qualified Accountant, ACCA, CIMA or ACA
  • Ability to forge close working relationships across a broad spectrum of individuals
  • Self-motivated, confident when dealing with senior stakeholders

Along with a competitive salary, our client is offering excellent career opportunities within a growing business.

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