Management Accountant

Leicester, UK
20 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small finance team in a great company with a solid reputation.

  • To provide accurate management accounts in the timescales set and meeting all audit and legal standards.
  • Compilation of the monthly management information for the Senior Management Team.
  • To be the right hand person to the Financial Controller.

Duties & Responsibility:

You will carry out the following:
  • Preparation of a weekly forecast 'dashboard' by the pm of the first working day of the following week
  • Reconcile the bank account on a daily basis and preparing weekly rolling cashflow forecasts
  • Prepare the monthly management accounts and relevant KPI data for the Senior Management Pack
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts monthly
  • Manage Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Credit Control
  • Ensure supplier payments with appropriate authorisations are made in a timely manner
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and all supporting documentation and timely submission to HMRC
  • Reconcile intercompany balances on a monthly basis
  • Deliver work in progress reports
  • Deliver stock reports
  • Prepare and post the accruals, prepayments and depreciation journals
  • Maintain the fixed assets register
  • Prepare the annual audit file for the external auditors in line with the audit requirements as defined by group finance
  • Carry out other ad hoc tasks as required

Essential Qualifications:
  • Qualified/part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Must have exceptional people skills
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexible approach, particularly around month end reporting
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Sage 50
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels in an appropriate manner
  • Customer focussed both internally and externally

Desirable Attributes:
  • A 'can do' attitude

Other Requirements

At month end times, there may be a requirement to work longer hours to accommodate the month end process within the timescales set.

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