Management Accountant

Michael Page Finance
£35000 - £38000 per annum
12 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Accountant will be responsible for financial analysis of the business performance as well as prepare financial reports in compliance with statutory requirements, Group/Corporate Accounting Manual. The Accountant reports to the Financial Controller of the Company.

Client Details

My client is a wholly owned subsidiary of a Group, family owned company with presence in over forty countries. My client has a long standing history in the United Kingdom and Ireland and operates from five locations. The company is now looking for an Management Accountant.


  • Ensure that financial reports are prepared on time, accurate and in a clear overview, in such a way that management is able to monitor company performance.
  • Identifies, analyses and informs management if and why variances occur which have significant impact on the financial performance.
  • Supports and prepares yearly budgeting and periodical financial packages, both for group and statutory purposes.
  • Maintains, controls, analyses and interprets the provisions and accruals to ensure adequacy of financial records, including the company balance sheet.
  • Prepares cash forecast & foreign currency exposure for management review.
  • Assists in contact with external Auditors, to ensure a smooth audit process.
  • Assists in contact with advisers, such as tax advisers, pension advisers etc.
  • Prepares reporting & filing for governments agencies, such as VAT-return, statistics.
  • Prepares ad hoc in depth financial analysis to support decision making by Management Team.


  • Qualified accountant, with at least 3-years post qualification experience.
  • Prior experience of working in an international dynamic environment required, preferably in a distribution environment.
  • Extensive ERP knowledge required, SAP is preferred.
  • Adaptability: Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organisation.
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organisation.

Job Offer

Management Accountant, SME, Manufacturing, Circa £35K

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