Management Accountant

Cobham Consulting Ltd
Berkhamsted, UK
19 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant. Berkhamsted £35,000 - £40,000

Heading up a Finance Department, you will be responsible for all aspects of management accounts and financial controlling to develop, improve or enhance financial processes and systems as directed by the Managing Director

Key Accountabilities
  • Margin reconciliations (sales, stock, returns, duty, etc)
  • Overhead review, variance analysis
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset register
  • Supplier Bacs payments and transfers
  • Monthly/Quarterly HMRC, Tax, VAT returns
  • Responsibility for all balance sheet control accounts which are to be reconciled on a monthly basis - Group reporting
  • Freight and packaging reconciliations and analysis
  • Year End Tax accounting information packs to be completed and submitted
  • Involvement in Year End external audit and any internal audit visits
  • Review and improve internal accounting processes to tighten financial control, produce efficiencies and enhance customer service
  • National Statistics data forms
  • Manage the small financial department team, coach, train, mentor, develop and motivate
  • Other ad-hoc monthly reporting as required by the Managing Director

The ideal candidate will be someone with an excellent working knowledge of compiling the full pack of management accountants, with margin experience and advanced excel skills

To be successful in this role you will need to be experienced at data manipulation, setting up reports and have an eye for detail. The successful candidate will oversee the month end process.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA/AAT with experience
  • Experience using Microsoft packages essential e.g. Advanced excel
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics NAV (desirable but not essential)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to influence and support others
  • Ability to problem-solve and use initiative
  • Motivated and responsible outlook
  • Able to work well under pressure and remain focused
  • Ability to hit the ground running is essential

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