Management Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£30,000 per annum
09 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant Role - Manufacturing Business -Ledbury, Herefordshire-£30,000-£40,000 per annum -Hays

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are exclusively recruiting for a dynamic and hands-on Management Accountant to join a leading and growing Manufacturing/Engineering organisation based in Ledbury, Herefordshire. The Management Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of management accounts and other monthly/quarterly accounting tasks. The role will supervise and guide a small finance team and will be a highly visible and reliable presence within the business, partnering with other managers and staff in sales, operations, supply chain and logistics. Reporting into the Finance Director, this is a great opportunity to really add value and develop in a varied Management Accountant position.

Your new role

Reporting into the Finance Director you will oversee and support a small finance team of two. Your key duties will involve preparing all aspects of the monthly accounts and other regular tasks, supporting the preparation of the accounts pack with commentary. This includes maintenance and roll-forward of the management accounting excel models, updating and reconciling balance sheet accounts, journal adjustments, fixed assets, stock processes, prepare monthly EC sales and quarterly VAT returns. You will complete and review the monthly P&L, carrying out additional analysis, monthly closure of sales, purchase and cash modules along with continuous improvement and time reduction of monthly accounting activities.

You will assist in financial process/systems improvements, various accounting projects as required by senior management and ad-hoc cost reporting. You will be expected to support the sales team in commercial contracts, review weekly cash forecasts, supervise the maintenance of customer accounts and supplier balances, communicating any updates/actions to the wider business. This is a hands-on role where you will really support the finance team and cover when needed, being involved in various financial projects as requested.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this exciting and newly created Management Accountant role, you will have experience within a similar position, CIMA/ACCA part-qualified working towards full-qualification or newly qualified, candidates qualified by experience will be considered. You will need to have a strong level of MS Excel skill with excellent verbal communication skills due to need to work with all levels of staff in the business, and with external parties. It is essential you have a high level of attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines with a dynamic working approach. It would be advantageous but not essential if you have worked within the manufacturing/engineering sector, with experience of Sage 200 and supervisory skills.

What you'll get in return

Based in Ledbury, Herefordshire this is an exciting opportunity to join a leading organisation experiencing growth as an Management Accountant. Salary is £30,000 - £40,000 per annum based on experience with benefits including company pension scheme, study package (if applicable), on-site parking, life assurance and further company add-ons. This is a full-time position (35 hours per week) reporting into the Finance Director where you can really develop and add value in a small accounting team.

What you need to do now

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