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Management Accountant

Harcourt Matthews Ltd
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Management AccountantLogistics, North Kent£45,000 - £55,000 + benefits

The CompanyA Management Accountant is sought by a leading International Logistics group based in North Kent. This fast-expanding business with an enviable reputation has recently moved to a brand new Head Office with market-leading facilities to support its expansion into new markets facilitating its organic and acquisitive growth. As a result, the group seeks a proactive and ambitious qualified management accountant supporting the financial controller and taking responsibility for all month end accounting, budgets and forecasts.

Key Responsibilities of the Management Accountant
  • Responsible for the month end accounting process through the provision of accurate and timely information to tight Group reporting deadlines for all UK sites
  • Preparation of detailed analysis of Management accounts, budgets, variances, commentaries, and financial statements
  • Assist UK Operational site Managers in the absence of the Financial Controller across all UK sites
  • Assist in the monthly review of WIP and accruals
  • Preparation and Maintenance of General Ledger and other standard journals including Prepayments, Accruals, and Fixed Assets
  • Completion of Month end and Quarter end balance sheet reconciliations with relevant schedules
  • Key involvement in the UK statutory audit including producing lead schedules
  • Preparing information for the annual budgeting process
  • Monthly Intercompany Reconciliations with worldwide offices
  • Monthly Payroll processing and reconciliations, working with HR and the outsourced payroll service provider
  • Annual preparation of P11D information for ADP
  • Ad-Hoc Accounts Reporting & other Duties as required

Skills & Attributes of the Management Accountant
  • Qualified Accountant - ACCA, CIMA or ACA (this would be suitable for someone who has trained either in practice or in industry)
  • Strong knowledge of UK GAAP (FRS 102) including revenue recognition
  • Strong balance sheet and reconciliation experience including intercompany reconciliation
  • Organisational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills and a team player with a positive outlook
  • A foreign language would be advantageous as this would provide more options for international roles within the group

The group offers excellent career development for someone enthusiastic and ambitious who is willing to learn and, as the senior leadership team implement their growth strategy, this is an excellent time to be joining to get exposure at all levels of the business and push your career with the aim of being their future CFO.

Applications only considered from those eligible to live & work in the UK without restriction.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; Legal Operations; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.

Keywords: management accountant, month end, UK GAAP, proactive, balance sheet, payroll, audit

Ref: BHJOB3543_5485
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