REED Accountancy & Finance are delighted to be working with a successful manufacturing business in Belfast and are actively recruiting for a Management Accountant to join the structured team.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Part Qualified Accountant keen to take the next step in their career or a Fully Qualified Accountant.
Working as part of a structured team, the Management Accountant will manage the production of timely, complete, and accurate management accounts, supported by reconciliations and audible financial records.
More specific duties will include:
Lead the development and management of the financial management information reporting requirements of the business and its subsidiary, ensuring accuracy, consistency, appropriateness and timeless
Manage the Accounts month end close process and Management Accounts preparation each month
Ensure sufficient management of both the sales and purchase ledgers and related cashflow
Ensure appropriate recharges are in place within the company to ensure costs are allocated where it is practicable to do so to achieve valuable understanding of the Company's financial performance
Develop reports that convey complex financial information to non -specialists in clear and easy to understand formats
Develop, implement and manage the annual budgeting process
The main point of contact for department heads, providing support and guidance on budgeting and forecasting
Maximise the abilities of the accounting package
Excellent working knowledge of Sage packages
Act as main contact for banking issues and queries, monitor bank changes and review banking arrangements as necessary
Ensure all tasks are completed efficiently, accurately to achieve monthly and other deadlines
Ensure sufficient resources are available to meet the needs of the business
Support the learning and development of the finance team
Complete HFM/Hyperion monthly templates and uploads for group reporting
Assistance in compliance with Group reporting, policy and procedure
Compilation and distribution of Operating and Financial KPI data internally and at group level
Calculate and journal key monthly accruals, prepayments and other estimated balances
Review of month end stock records/valuation/movements and journal of transactions
Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations
Ensure maintenance of the General ledger and regular review of nominal codes
Capex Management and Fixed Asset Register Control
Oversee the Assistant Accountant in the preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns and ensure compliance with VAT regulations
The ideal person for this role will have 3+ years experience working in a similar role within industry and will ideally have previous manufacturing industry experience. Candidates will have experience working with an ERP system and will have had exposure to Hyperion software.
Candidates will hold a professional qualification or part qualification under CIMA/ ACCA/ACA or equivalent.
Skills will ideally include:
Strong team player
Personable and approachable
Ability to always maintain confidentiality
Adaptable, flexible, and forward looking
Desire to continually look for improvements in all areas
Desire to advance personal knowledge and responsibilities
Please get in touch with Lizzy Lyons on and email