Management Accountant

Newport, UK
20 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Full time: 40 Hours per Week

Location: Newport, South Wales

Salary: Based on skills and experience

Job Specification

The company is seeking to appoint an experienced Management Accountant reporting directly to the Finance Director.

You will have excellent management and communication skills. You will keep up to date with finance legislation and ensure that best practices are being adhered to, monitor compliance and recommend improvements in order to minimise risk.

You will be a fully qualified Accountant, with proven management accounting experience. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to influence and challenge key stakeholders and will take an organised and methodical approach to your work. Solution focused, you will have an acute eye for detail. and will be a competent user of Excel, with the ability to build reports and spreadsheets. Supervisory experience would be preferred but is not essential.

You must be a strong communicator, both verbally and written and have a strong proven management accounting background.

Planning and prioritising your workload, remaining confident, calm and patient in a sometimes-hectic environment, whilst always maintaining attention to detail in your work will be essential traits for the job holder.

Job Role

The company Management Accountant analyses key financial information to provide feedback that will aid managerial planning and commercial decision to ensure future growth and profitability of the business. Part of the Management Accountant's role is to try to reduce the operational and production costs of the company by identifying and implementing more efficient strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities

·Produce financial statements including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, monthly management accounts, variance analysis and commentaries.

·Assist in the production of the annual budget and periodic forecasting.

·Provide management reporting for decision-making, including project appraisal, evaluation and post-implementation analysis.

·Ongoing review of cash flow and production of forecasts.

·Produce annual statutory accounts in management accounts format.

·Calculation, presentation and payment of VAT.

·Manage capital expenditure.

·Report on company assets and liabilities including balance sheet account reconciliations and review of intangible assets.

·Ensure compliance with all financial regulations.

·Manage day to day activities of the finance team.

·Carry out continuous reviews of working accounting practices and processes to ensure efficient and cost-effective operations.

The above duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with the company's equal opportunities policy, health and safety policy, and with all other policies currently in force at Newport Transport.

Person Specification

·Qualified Accountant with minimum 3 years' experience.

·Proven technical ability.

·Understanding of modern management information systems.

·Ability to manage, delegate, motivate, monitor and control team activity.

·Intellectual with a strong commercial acumen.

·Commercial awareness, with an interest in business and an understanding of how an organisation works and manages resources.

·High level of numeracy.

·The ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way.

·High degree of professionalism and commitment.

·Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·Project management skills.

·Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff.

·Lively and enquiring mind with a logical approach to work, combined with analytical and problem-solving skills

·Organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines


The post attracts benefits of free bus travel for you and your partner and any children under 18, a contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus an allowance of 8 days per annum which may or may not be taken on a public holiday. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from throughout the community.

Closing date for applications is 3rd May 2019 this date may be brought forward depending on the level and quality of applications received.

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