Management Accountant

Vargo Recruitment Ltd
Caerphilly, UK
20 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Vargo has an excellent opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our successful manufacturing client on a permanent basis in Caerphilly.

The role will involve in accordance with service level agreements, performing general accounting and reporting activities on behalf of the respective businesses in accordance with Group Accounting Policies and requirements. And identifying improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the services provided.

  • Providing support to the locally based finance staff
  • 4-weekly close-down the accounting system, including 1-2 hours of work on a Sunday
  • Preparation of management accounts through to MD sign-off and submission
  • Periodic reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Reviewing controls and processes; making improvements where necessary
  • Providing commercial support to the senior managers of the subsidiary
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts
  • Liaising with the auditors for the annual audit
  • Preparing and viewing VAT and EC sales information
  • Preparing and distributing, daily, weekly and periodic reports as required
  • Developing financial reports as required
  • Maintenance of the subsidiary's general ledger and stock system
  • Assisting the finance business partner with budget preparation and forecasts
  • Additional responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting with the administration of a legacy pension plan
  • Checking that robust credit control procedures are in place and minimising debt levels
  • Carrying out due diligence and data analysis work
  • Assisting with Group and subsidiary reporting obligations including financial statements and tax returns

The ideal candidate would need to be a recently qualified Accountant with ACA, CIMA or ACCA who has a strong academic background and experience within Management Accounts. With strong interpersonal skills, you will need to have the ability to communicate effectively and influence all types of people at all levels of management. Successful candidates need to be self-motivated and pro-active in all aspects of the role. Microsoft Excel skills are essential along with strong numeracy and analytical skills.

You will also need:
  • Experience of working in a busy environment, providing accounting/reporting services to tight deadlines
  • Work independently to prepare monthly reports and analysis
  • Flexible worker who can pick up and complete ad-hoc tasks when required
  • Experience of using SAP
  • Understanding of end-to-end finance processes
  • Experience of management and financial reporting
  • Exposure to Hyperion/HFM consolidation/reporting

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