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Management Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
West Midlands, Walsall, England
GBP40000.0 - GBP42000.0 per annum + £40,000-£42,000 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Construction and property
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Job Type:
£40,000-£42,000 per annum

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are supporting a leading SME construction business in Walsall with the recruitment of a Management Accountant on a permanent basis.

Our client, part of a larger PLC company, is a leading supplier of safety and construction products/services across the UK.

Your new role
In this newly created role, you will join a small finance team and be responsible for all record keeping and transactional processing including the preparation, accuracy and interpretation of monthly management accounts.

Main duties:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts with supporting analysis
  • Reconcile revenue and costs
  • Prepare and post month-end journals and approve intercompany transactions
  • Assist with the management of AP and AR functions
  • Work with the sales and credit control teams to manage cash collection
  • Co-ordinate all bank payments, receipts and reconciliation
  • Analyse financial data on sales, stock and plant utilisation
  • Support financial year-end audit process and resolve audit queries
  • Challenge processes to create efficiencies and drive continuous improvement

What you'll need to succeed

  • Part-qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) studying towards completion of your qualification or QBE
  • Strong understanding of key day-to-day financial processes and procedures with exposure to month-end accounting
  • Ability to produce accurate and relevant information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Background in construction, plant hire or sales/distribution (highly desirable)
  • Good Excel skills (Pivot Tables, Formulas) with the ability to produce and manipulate reports

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £42,000 per annum (depending on experience and qualification) and the chance to work for a growing business with an excellent reputation. Additional benefits include 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), 5% pension, life assurance (2x), private medical and permanent health cover. Due to the nature of the role and business, you will be based onsite in Walsall 5 days a week.

What you need to do now
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