Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
Salary: Up to £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Reference: 3517896_1549373048
Contact Name: Sophie Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2019 13:24

Job Description

Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner, Rugby, Circa £40,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Your new company
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a commercially-focused finance professional to join this long-established business in Rugby. This hands-on role has been introduced in order to business partner with the Managing Director through supporting the continued growth of multi-sites across 2 companies. You will be responsible for delivering all on all financial aspects within these Revenue Generating Units, whilst being supported by a shared purchase ledger clerk. As Management Accountant, the role will report to the Managing Director of the business as well as having a dotted reporting line to the Group Finance Director.

Your new role
Specific Tasks

  • Business partner with the Managing Director on all aspects of the business, being an integral team member in devising and implementing strategies that drive profitability
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and associated reporting in accordance with Group monthly timetable
  • Investigation and explanation of account variances to budget and expectations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations performed on a monthly basis with reconciling items fully investigated and resolved on a timely basis
  • To lead the financial planning process in conjunction with the Managing Director in order to ensure the timely preparation and presentation of budgets and forecasts
  • Provide financial pricing models to aid business decisions
  • Calculation and posting of month end journals and running month end close process on the accounting system
  • Quarterly VAT reporting and reconciliations
  • Completion of 13 week cash-flow forecasts
  • Weekly dashboard reporting
  • Oversee the maintenance of customer accounts and raise sales invoices
  • Populate customers third party ERP's with sales invoice details and maintain controls.
  • Perform Credit Control duties, with tasks including approving new customer credit limits, actively pursuing overdue debts and regular Aged Debtor reporting
  • Working closely with the Managing Director on other ad hoc projects.

What you'll need to succeed
Skills & Experience

  • Qualified by experienced or qualified accountant
  • The ideal candidate will have some practice experience
  • Several years of experience in a business environment
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate with all levels of the business, from shop floor to Director level
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • High levels of accuracy and eye for detail
  • Strong analytical and logic problem solving skills
  • Excellent Excel skills and the ability to manipulate significant amounts of data
  • Self-motivation and commitment as well as enthusiasm in supporting new processes and change

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a salary of circa £40,000, free on site parking, the opportunity to grow and make an impact, pension and other benefits. Standard working hours are Monday to Thursday 8:00 - 4:30pm, and a 2:00pm finish on a Friday.

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