Management Accountant

Recruiter
Arrow Global
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1237863394
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who we are
We are a financially strong, European regulated business operating in five different geographies and over 9 million customer accounts, delivering strong financial returns. Our Purpose - building better financial futures.

The Role
We're recruiting for an experienced and highly motivated Management Account to join our team on a full time basis in our offices in Manchester. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to continue their career in a rewarding working environment.

Being a key member of the Finance team, this role will be responsible for the production and oversight of the central and UK management accounts.
The key duties include; the preparation and posting of journals, investigating anomalies & fixing them where necessary, account reconciliations and articulating P&L variances through detailed analysis.
Being primarily cost focused, this role will require somebody who has a good working knowledge of cost accounting. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced organisation, shows initiative and an ability to identify areas of process improvements.

Responsibilities in the role will include:

• Periodic P&L results - you'll be required to create and post periodic journals, ensure a timely and accurate result is produced and supported by the relevant financial controls (including reconciliations)
• Variance analysis - Helping the team understand what has moved versus expectation and more importantly "Why?"
• Reporting - Providing accurate data and insight into the reporting process
• Cost Budgeting and reforecasting - supporting the business partners with the production of the quarterly reforecasts and annual budget cycles

To be successful in this role you'll have experience of the following:

• Be studying towards a professional qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
• Advanced ability in MS Excel
• Strong attention to detail
• Be a problem-solver, inquisitive and able to work based on own initiative
• Strong communicator
• Good working knowledge of financial accounting systems is desirable
• Confident to work in a fast-paced commercial environment

What we can offer you

We'll provide you with the first-class training you need to realise your potential and maintain our high-quality standards. Empowered to make a difference, you'll also enjoy our great team spirit and working in a fun environment where you'll feel recognised, rewarded and valued.

25 days annual leave
8 Bank holidays
Pension scheme, company matching up to 5%.
Life assurance
Private Medical Insurance.
Income protection 75% of salary to a max of 5 years.
Employee assistance program.
Cycle to work scheme
Holiday buy and sell

Please note - we are an equal opportunities employer. As an FCA regulated company - we will conduct credit, fraud, criminal record and 5-year reference checks as part of our pre-employment screening.

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