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Management Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Herefordshire, Ross-On-Wye
GBP30000.00 - GBP40000.00 per annum + competitive
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Energy, utilities and mining
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading and rapidly growing group in Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire to recruit a driven and dynamic Management Accountant. Offering remote/office hybrid working, this is a fast-paced permanent role seeking an AAT/CIMA/ACCA studier or finalist who really wants to progress further in their accounting career. You will report directly into the Financial Controller and support in the preparation of both management and financial accounting, along with financial analysis and reporting. Open to both finance professionals from accountancy practice and industry who want to develop further.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve preparation of monthly management accounts including supporting commentary and variance analysis, monthly and annual reporting to include year-end and audit support. You will be involved in preparing cash flow forecasting, preparation of reconciliations and schedules at year-end for audit purposes, reporting on performance including actual/forecast vs budget, with ongoing analysis of key projects, variance analysis and forecasting/planning. You will reconcile the balance sheet accounts, prepare business cases to support exceptional expenditure including CAPEX, provide financial support to the wider finance team with the creation of project bids/tenders, budgets/forecasts, project cash flow, and scenario planning. You will create/maintain control spreadsheet and reconciliations, along with support in various financial projects and process/system improvements.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this progressive Management Accountant role, you will have experience in a similar position, ideally AAT qualified studying towards ACA/ACCA/CIMA, with strong MS excel skills and a desire to develop/progress within a fast-paced changing environment. You will have strong communication skills to explain financial information to non-financial management and build both internal/external relationships at all levels. You will be commercial focussed, have strong financial systems experience, and be used to managing workloads to meet time constraint deadlines. You will have experience in creation/preparation of accounts from company/prime records, and be a quick learner who can adapt within a growing and changing business. Knowledge of Sage 200 financial system and experience with variance analysis, would be advantageous but not essential.

What you'll get in return

This permanent Management Accountant role is offering a salary between £30,000 - £40,000 per annum dependable on experience, based in Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire with remote/office hybrid working, and a study package (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/AAT). Further benefits include a contributed pension scheme, a discretionary annual bonus scheme, health care cash plan and additional group benefits. A great opportunity offering progression and development, open to both finance professionals from accountancy practice and industry.

What you need to do now

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