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Management Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Competitive package
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Your new company

Hays Senior finance are exclusively partnering with a global leader in motion control across land, sea, air, and space, who pioneer advanced solutions, including both hardware and software, to drive innovation in customer products.

Their dedication and cutting-edge technology positively impact millions, playing a vital role in creating a healthier, safer, and more sustainable world. They take a collaborative approach to solving their customer's most difficult motion control problems with electric, hydraulic and electro-hydrostatic solutions. They seek to develop long-term partnerships.

Your new role

Reporting to the finance director, the Management Accountant's role is to provide a well-rounded skillset, working in a small finance team and alongside a variety of departments within the company. The role will predominantly focus on the aspects of cost accounting, including costing products in support of bid & proposals, data analysis of sales & margins, setting department rates and maintaining the fixed asset register.

The Management Accountant will drive meaningful financial analysis by interrogating data and business systems to compile and create reports to Finance Stakeholders within the business. Accordingly, it is expected the role-holder will possess advanced excel and analytical skills, to be able to transform data into information and communicate to non-finance professionals within the business.

It is expected that drawing on previous professional and academic experience, the Management Accountant will bring a degree of challenge to the role, displaying a questioning mind and challenging assumptions provided to them by the wider business. The holder of the position should possess the desire to make improvements where required and seek professional and personal development opportunities at every step.

The Management Accountant will also play an important role in the implementation of Phase 2 of SAP, which will require a continuous improvement mindset and the ability to adapt to dynamic, pressured conditions.

What you'll need to succeed

Previous experience working within accounting & finance - either in practice or industry - EssentialExperience and appreciation for compliance processes, including audit and internal controls - Essential
Strong interpersonal and communication skills - Essential
Recognised professional accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA, CPA or ACCA) - Desirable
Have a continuous improvement mindset and be confident to suggest and implement improvement actions - Desirable
Proficient in use of excel and strong data analysis - Essential
Knowledge or experience of ERP systems, ideally SAP - Desirable
Ability to present information in concise and coherent manner - Essential
Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure - Essential

What you'll get in return

A longstanding career within a culture of trust and innovation.
33 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays).
Benefits include Life Assurance, Company Pension Contribution beginning at 6%, and Employee Share Option in addition to an extensive Flexible Benefits Package, and Hybrid working arrangements.

What you need to do now

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

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