Management Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Harrogate, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1147888534
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Management Accountant is a key role, responsible for leading on day-to-day operations within finance and ensuring that accurate and timely management information is provided to inform quality decision making by Senior Management and the Directors. This is a hands-on role within a dynamic and agile commercial environment. Potential for this role to progress into the FC position.

Client Details

A PE backed, market leading business, based in Harrogate. Due to significant growth, they are looking for a driven, forward thinking and energetic Management Accountant to fully support the business moving forwards.

Description

The Management Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, with analysis and commentary
  • Accurate reporting of revenue, cost of sales, fixed assets as well as the wider balance sheet on a monthly basis
  • Leading on and managing projects to work smarter, automate existing processes etc
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Project profitability reporting
  • HMRC submissions and returns including quarterly VAT returns and benefits in kind reporting
  • Production of annual budgets: both a revenue recognised position and a corresponding sales budget
  • Short and long-term cash flow forecasting
  • Raising new customer invoices and credit notes, processing payments, producing customer statements, chasing payments and posting bank transactions

Profile

The successful candidate should:
  • Have recently achieved an accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Commercial awareness and appreciation
  • Self-motivated, with a proactive approach and consistently delivering to deadlines
  • Able to prioritise their workload
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex financial information in simple terms
  • Passionate about their work
  • A working knowledge of and Sage 50 cloud accounting would be advantageous
  • You must have charisma and drive in this business - they look for those different thinkers!

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 (doe) plus benefits

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