Management Accountant

Merje Limited
Chorley, UK
18 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A rapidly growing and highly acquisitive company based in Chorley are currently looking to recruit a Management Accountant on a permanent basis. This position would suit a candidate who is ambitious and extremely driven to progress at speed through their career. Working closely to the Finance Manager and Financial Controller you will have the following responsibilities;

·Complete the monthly management accounts preparation, within the month end timetable

·Contribute to the monthly Finance packs providing accurate and meaningful commentary to the Finance Manager/Finance Director

·Own divisional/departmental reporting, producing accurate accounts and informative commentary; attending monthly operational meetings as key finance representative raising financial issues where necessary and ensuring timely follow-up of actions

·Complete, review and challenge balance sheet reconciliation items with the team members ensuring accuracy and the timely rectification of reconciling items

·Complete the monthly data warehouse reconciliations

·Complete the preparation of annual statutory accounts and tax calculations for the Finance Manager to review

·Lead the year-end audit timetable, liaising with internal and external stakeholders and contributors to ensure accounts signed to timetable

·Assist the FP&A Manager with the budgeting and re-forecasting process

·Completion of VAT returns for review by the Finance Manager

·Collate and analyse data and produce routine and complex reports

·Keep abreast of Accounting Standards and Tax legislation and update processes accordingly

·Preparation of quarterly corporation tax calculations, 10 working days before the payment deadline

·Assist in due diligence as and when required

·Assist in integrating any acquisitions in line with the agreed integration plan

·Participation in companywide projects taking responsibility for completion of tasks assigned to you, liaising with other departments when required

·Actively build positive relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues as required

·Work with the Finance Manager to ensure business continuity within your team, should anyone, including yourself be absent from work

·Maintain a record of business processes and document new processes as and when required

·Constantly review the processes and procedures and identify areas for improvement, looking particularly for areas where we can automate tasks and improve efficiency

·Deputise for the Finance Manager when absent

·Ad-hoc activities as determined by the CFO, Finance Director or Finance Manager

In order to be considered for the vacancy you will be a Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA). You will be educated to 'A' level/degree standard with a proven experience of working in a finance environment to MA level. Having experience using SAGE accountancy package as well as excellent excel skills would be of benefit.

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