Interim Management Accountant

18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Organisation

Our client has an immediate need for an Experienced Qualified Management Accountant to support them through year end and ongoing for business improvements and financial control improvement projects. Based in modern offices with free parking within easy reach of the motorway and accessible by both tram and train on the outskirts of Manchester, this is a great interim role to take you into 2020.

The Job

As the Management accountant, you take full ownership for the month end process ensuring deadlines are met including the review & approve journal posting (in Sage). This will include but not be exclusive to:
  • Completion of all month end tasks for the more technical challenging issues such as leases, funders etc.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and the monthly management accounts reporting pack with KPI analysis and commentary.
  • Monitoring and reporting of spend in line with the previous year, budget and forecast
  • Working alongside the Finance Director, you will assist with the external auditors and prepare audit deliverables schedules.
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts, resolving issues as they arise. Lead in the preparation and submission of regulatory returns to the Charity Commission, Companies House, NROSH etc
  • Manage the arrears reporting and monitoring process, liaise with the other departments and credit control to ensure progress is fully understood across the business.
  • As part of the ongoing programme of continuous improvement - you will be reviewing and suggesting improvements in Finance's internal controls, processes and procedures.

The Person

You will be ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years in a management accounts focused role. You will have working know; ledge of accountancy systems and excellent technical know-how.

Experiences of finance lease accounting an advantage, whilst balance sheet reconciliations & dealing with auditors & regulators is essential. Advanced excel (pivot, vlookups) and a mix of process/ system improvement are desirable.

The Application

You must be available for an immediate or almost immediate start; this is a great medium-term interim assignment that could lead to longer term or permanent.

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