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Management Accountant

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Reporting to the Finance Director and working closely in supporting the senior leadership team, you will be accountable for business reporting and management accounts to support decision making. The ideal candidate will have exceptional attention to detail, motivation, the ability to pick up multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and manage multiple stakeholders and activities at once. Ideally you will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with a background or experience within the Construction / Contracting, Equipment and Manufacturing sectors. The role would suit a candidate who has strong interpersonal skills, someone who builds relationships at all levels with ease. You will have a track record in a similar level role within a finance team. You will possess strong quantitative and analytical skills and have an innovative approach to problem solving. You will be comfortable delivering complex financial information in a clear and concise way and presenting at Board level, highlighting conflicts and issues that could impact business performance to ensure they can be alerted to these and make decisions in a timely manner and take corrective action if needed. Above all you will be a team player and have the desire to be hands on and proactive in the role. This role would suit a candidate who can work in an agile and fast changing environment who enjoys variety. In the role you will work closely with varying stakeholders such as senior management and a business analyst. This will include, but is not limited to: The preparation of monthly financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, overhead budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries. The production of balance sheets and all relevant balance sheet reconciliations weekly & monthly. Project Accounting / Job / Contract costing / WIP. Participation in the formation and implementation of company financial plans, predominantly focused on overhead budgets. Cash flow management including forecasting. Actively working with accounts payable and accounts receivable team. Preparing and leading statutory audits Interpretation and communication of financial data to non-financial managers. Continuing focus on automation and system utilisation Transactional accuracy of sales, purchases, wages, expenses, journals are entered into the accounting system and appropriate reconciliation. Compliance of PAYE and VAT transaction recording and reconciliation and on time submission of returns to HMRC. Ensures financial and management reporting is complete, accurate and timely and is in accordance with appropriate accounting standards. Internal auditing of key risk areas of the business, predominantly, inventory of materials, equipment etc. Work in conjunction with the Business Analyst to review financial performance of operating businesses. The Ideal Candidate: Must have previous experience in a Financial Accountant role Ideally the candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with at least 3-5 years post qualification. Practice Experience; strong experience of group businesses and Intercompany recharging Project Accounting / Job Costing experience is required. Must have experience of Long-term contracts, WIP, Creditors preferably in construction / contracting. Experience with working with Senior leadership on a regular basis and provide clear, concise accurate information. Strong IT skills and experience of Excel, and Office 365. Sage 200 knowledge is essential. Strong communication skills with both, external and internal stakeholders
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  • Job Reference: 701358970-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Interaction Recruitment
    Interaction Recruitment
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent