Management Accountant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1185454229
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small finance team in a great company with a solid reputation.

Overview:
  • 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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