Management Accountant

Posted 28 December 2022
Salary £38000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Our Client seeks a Management Accountant to join its team based in Maidenhead. The Management Accountant will deliver timely and accurate management accounts. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy the challenge of ad-hoc projects. Prospects to progress into a Finance Business Partnering or Finance Manager within the first 6-12 months.

Duties of the Management Accountant include:

  • Review and analysis of the monthly management accounts that require further investigation and having a clear understanding of variances against prior year and budget to communicate to senior management
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare monthly sales gross profit reconciliation and review including month end accrual routines
  • Accurately prepare and post accruals, prepayments, and margins
  • Providing financial support to the managers and make recommendations
  • Seek every opportunity to refine process efficiency and ensure policy & procedure documentation is up to date, complete and relevant
  • Challenge existing processes and make recommendations driving continuous efficiency and improvements
  • Preparation and review of weekly sales reports
  • Preparation of allocated month end balance sheet reconciliations ensuring reconciled on a regular basis posting journals as required
  • Assist external auditors with queries and provide accurate information on a timely basis
  • Assist on year end statutory accounts preparation
  • Meet all company deadlines; working closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure all deadlines are met and all requirements fulfilled
  • Respond to enquiries and requests from colleagues positively to promote effective and friendly working relationships
  • Contribute to the wider strategic objectives of the Group including operations

Requirements for the Management Accountant include:

  • ACCA /CIMA qualified or currently studying
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Advanced experience using Excel including Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, and basic formulas
  • Basic understanding of financial transactions including double entry bookkeeping
  • Methodical, accurate and able to meet deadlines
  • Able to communicate at all levels of the business, to a wide range of internal customers

Hybrid working