A fantastic opportunity for an experienced management accountant to join the finance and commercial team and provide the necessary financial support, governance and control to each of these work packages and to the contract management team. Initially this is a temporary position with an opportunity to go permanent for the right person. You will be based in Warrington.
My client is a global leader in the manufacturing, construction and engineering industry. With over 7000 employees worldwide and operations in over 30 countries, they are continually strengthening and growing their established brand. One important value is that investment into people is imperative, reflecting on the fantastic opportunity that they are offering to join their finance team.
Reporting into the Finance Director, the management accountant role will include the following responsibilities:
*To complete the Management Accountant consolidation process, including month end, budgeting and forecasting processes.
*Production & distribution of management accounts packs & other related reports including thorough review of all material variances.
*Supporting Budget holders and the Financial Reporting function in understanding cost centre spend, with additional reporting as required.
*Provide detailed reports for Reforecasts, Budgeting, and Month end.
*Management and preparation of monthly journals to ensure that all overhead costs are accurate & reflective
*Review of overhead costs with appropriate cost transfers, accruals & prepayments
*Regular liaison with Group to ensure all information requirements are satisfied on a timely basis
*Support the Financial Reporting team throughout the year end audit process and liaise with external auditors as required
*Look to continuously improve the processes operated on an ongoing basis, making appropriate improvement suggestions to line managers.
*Ensuring that the balance sheet/trial balances of all reporting entities are appropriately monitored & controlled and all risk fully visible.
*Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role
We are looking for an experienced management accountant with the following criteria:
*Part or final stages (CIMA/ACCA) or qualified by experience.
*Knowledge of UK GAAP is essential
*Attention to detail is essential
*Organised approach to work with good time management skills
*Able to deal with change positively
*Strong project management, analytical, organisational and problem solving skills and abilities
*Strong MS Office skills
*Possess strong communication skills
This role will offer;
*30 Days holiday + bank holiday and ability to buy/sell holidays
*Healthcare - full
*35 hour working week - with flexible start and finish times
*Cycle to work and childcare schemes