This is great opportunity to join a business as they look to build more capacity into their finance team with a real focus on streamlining the month and and developing more robust processes. This is initially a temporary contract for 6 month with the strong possibility of a permamnet role for the right candidate Input all relevant journals necessary for the preparation of monthly management accounts within agreed reporting deadlines. Prepare and distribute overhead costs reports and review with departmental managers to explain all variances to budget and forecast. Review and update all balance sheet reconciliations each month in line with reporting deadlines Update additional reporting requirements on a monthly basis (eg. Freight cost analysis, leasing schedules) Update and maintain intercompany reconciliations both within the UK entities and wider group Maintenance and agreement of rebate provisions including customer communication where required. Preparation of annual budget data for all overhead cost areas Preparation of interim forecast data for all overhead cost areas during financial year Preparation of consolidated P&L, balance sheet and cashflow statement incorporating entities within the wider group Preparation of finance board reports You will be a qualified accountant with strong interpersonal skills, an analytical approach, a track record of improving processes and developing teams Market leading manufacturing business with a Global footprint, acquisitive and part of an international group supplying a diverse customer base £200-250p/d.