Management Accountant

Recruiter
The R & A
Location
St Andrews
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Management Accountant Department: Finance Reporting To: Finance Manager Hours: 35 hours, Mon – Fri – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: St. Andrews Contract: Full time – Fixed Term (12 months) Job Purpose Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings. The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society. The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now. The R&A is seeking to recruit a Management Accountant to join the Finance Team and provide accounting support to the Finance Manager. This is a newly created role and presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. Job Description Role and Responsibilities Core responsibilities are for The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and R&A Group Services Limited: Quarterly preparation of a set of management accounts and maintaining fixed asset registers for entities. Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts. Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cashflows. Preparation of VAT return (knowledge of partial exemption would be advantageous). Review of monthly trading activities and an understanding of stock systems. Checking and coding of invoices and expenses. Signing off bank reconciliations. Assisting with ad hoc finance projects as necessary. Managing capital expenditure budgets including large scale property projects. Providing financial support to the Facilities Management function. Dealing with ad hoc requests. Qualifications and Experience Experience of working in a Finance Environment for a number of years. Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/CA). Proven track record in a similar role. IT Experience Experience of using Sage preferable (currently using Sage 50). Experience of Microsoft Excel and Word. Skills In addition, the successful candidate will require: Excellent written and spoken communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with people at all levels. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to multitask and prioritise, taking responsibility for their own workload. Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales. Confidentiality, discretion and initiative. Excellent workflow management. Always prepared to ‘go the extra mile’ in delivering service on time and to the highest standards To apply for this vacancy, please send your c.v. and covering letter, stating clearly your salary expectation prior to the closing date of Friday 26 April 2019. How your information will be used In order to progress your application, for administrative purposes, The R&A will record, keep, and hold the personal data which you have provided in this application stored in our Human Resources files. Your data will not be transferred to any third parties outside of The R&A group companies. If your application is successful, The R&A will hold this data as part of your employee record which will be stored on the basis of our Privacy Policy at the R&A website. In the event that your application is unsuccessful, we will hold the application form and the data contained for three months in case of a future vacancy which we may invite you to apply for, following which we will delete it.

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