Management Accountant

Recruiter
Initial Recruitment Services
Location
Gloucestershire
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our prestigious client who specialises in transport solutions is looking for an experienced management accountant to join their Gloucester office.

Job Description

About the role:

As management accountant you are responsible for ensuring the timely production of financial and non-financial information for a number of group companies

What will I be responsible and accountable for?

* Ensure the bank is reconciled daily
* Ensure invoices are processed efficiently and good housekeeping of the ledgers
* Chase clients to ensure payments are received in a timely manner and to agreed terms
* Update cashflow forecasts accordingly to reflect daily bank balance and payments received
* Process authorised payments to suppliers and contractors
* Preparation of the monthly management accounts and all aspects of business reporting
* Manage the month end close process in accordance with group guidelines
* Ensure core accounting controls are maintained and improved
* Coordinate and review monthly payroll process
* The production of ad hoc reports
* Preparation and submission of statutory returns e.g. VAT Returns
* Timely reporting and reconciliation of intercompany transactions and balances
* Provide cover for other members of the department during periods of leave/sickness

Other Duties

* To follow all Health and Safety procedures as outlined in the Health & Safety Policy
* To carry out any other ad-hoc duties as and when required
* Generate new business leads whenever possible
* Identify opportunities for improvements in business processes

Key Performance indicators

* Bank is reconciled daily
* Timely processing of invoices
* Timely production of management accounts
* Accuracy of cashflow forecasts
* Submission of statutory returns in advance of due dates

Key Behaviour indicators

* Delivering Results
* Being Accountable
* Showing Respect
* Communicating
* Listening
* Team Working
* Personal Ethics

Job Requirements

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

* Have excellent communication skills with an ability to be assertive yet maintain polite manner with customers who exceed credit terms
* Part qualified or working towards a suitable accountancy qualification
* Ability to work to tight deadlines.
* Ability to work independently or as part of a team
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and work-streams
* Strong time management, prioritisation and organisational skills
* Previous experience in similar role is advantageous

Please note, due to high levels of response, only successful Candidates shall be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 7 days then unfortunately, your application has not been successful. To see any other vacancies we may have please visit our website on (url removed)

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