Management Accountant

Employer
Rutherford Cross
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Rutherford Cross are delighted to be exclusively engaged by a growing, family-owned business to help appoint the newly created position of Management Accountant. The position is based at the companies HQ in central Glasgow but the company itself has a national footprint. They have grown significantly in the last few years and this position represents a key hire for the business as the continued growth requires further support from their high performing finance function.

In this position you will work closely with the Financial Controller supporting him day to day whilst also getting involved getting involved in projects and driving improvements in standards. It is envisaged that in a few years this position will become a business partnering role so we are looking for someone who can come in learn the systems, get stuck in and understand the business, who will then have the opportunity to progress. This would be an ideal first move from someone out of practice seeking a first move into industry. Salary up to 40k (some stretch for a superstar).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Involved in preparation and distribution of accurate monthly management accounts and weekly KPI's
  • Understanding, reconciling and communicating key variances between actual performance and budget
  • Support continuous improvement of business systems and processes
  • Preparation of regular weekly and monthly reporting and being able to analyse and explain changes to Financial Controller and Finance Director
  • Analyse and evidence monthly accruals and prepayments alongside other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assistance in the preparation of the year-end audit file
  • Build relationships with operations teams across different regions and divisions and provide financial analysis to them on their performance
  • Involvement in statutory reporting - both with external auditors and banking club
  • Support the management of assets, ensuring these are being recorded accurately
  • Support year-end stock counts


EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

· Relevant professional accounting qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA)

· Highly numerate with IT skills, in particular MS Excel

· Confident, self-motivated and works on own initiative

· Thrives in a fast-paced environment and keen to involved and understand how the business operates from the ground up

· Be a key support for the Financial Controller

· High level of attention to detail and accuracy when producing information

· Ability to build strong working relationships and good communication skills are key to this role

For an initial confidential discussion regarding this market leading opportunity please contact Harry Young at Rutherford Cross.

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