Management Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Chertsey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Aug 2019
Ref
1222678648
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To support the delivery of the company's financial targets through the co-ordination and distribution of accurate and timely management accounts. Managing a team of 3; Assistant Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Finance Assistant.

Client Details

A commercially focused, global business, based in offices in the Chertsey area with free parking provided and access via public transport.

Description

The Management Accountant role involves;

Month End
  • Preparation of local monthly management accounts by business unit
  • Manage the month end upload into HFM
  • Control of overhead costs through close liaison with business unit managers
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting and data to the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Working with the Operations team to effectively manage and interrogate the P&L
  • Manage the submission of GOP Reporting in line with Group guidance
  • Provide support for the Events team to enable them to monitor revenue from events and profitability, including selecting appropriate tools and/or building reports.
  • Perform Hyperion ("HFM") uploads for HR and Profit Protection in line with our reporting timetable.
  • Support the AFC in preparing for the internal and external audits

Finance
  • Weekly reconciliations of all revenue sources reported to Group
  • Manage the company's VAT calculations and return, ensuring all required paperwork is logged
  • Production of the weekly cash flow forecasts
  • Responsible for monthly Intrastat & imports reporting to Group
  • Control of all business expenses (personal expense claims and company credit card)
  • Ensure the bank rec is completed weekly and reviewed with all transactions understood
  • Control of accruals and prepayments to guarantee accurate costs within the accounts
  • Main liaison with the central AP team, ensuring timely approval of invoices

Accounts Receivable
  • Oversee all invoices raised
  • Responsible for all debt collection and ensuring overdue invoices are reduced to a minimum
  • Liaise with Third Parties to maintain strong relationships
  • Be point of contact for the central trade team and understand all changes in trade terms are fully understood

Communication
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and accurate to a number of different group functions to explain payment issues and cashflow/balance sheet variances
  • This role enables the job holder to use their initiative to identify issues, analyse reports and interpret findings.

Decision Making & Autonomy
  • Provide management account information in a timely and accurate manner with recommendations to enable Senior Management to make decisions for both short and long term business strategy goals.
  • A level of proactivity is required to identify and communicate issues on the job holders own initiative.

Profile

The ideal candidate for the Management Accountant role will be;
  • Part-Qualified / Finalist accountant (CIMA / ACCA)
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel analytical skills.
  • Detailed understanding of HFM, Sage and a variety of other Finance and IT systems.
  • Understanding of key business levers and has the ability to apply this understanding to an ever-changing business environment.
  • Excellent time management skills, adaptable to differing work schedules and priorities.
  • Handle and prioritise large quantities of data to turn into actions
  • Management of 3 Finance team members (previous managerial experience is highly desirable)

Job Offer

The Management Accountant role can pay between £35-42,000 + study support, and excellent benefits!!

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