Management Accountant

Recruiter
Location
Cwmbran, Torfaen (Tor-faen)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
-447415533
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

Our client, a global manufacturing organisation with a turnover in excess of £150 million, is working exclusively with Accountancy Recruitment Wales to recruit a Management Accountant.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role has responsibility for a team of 4 staff. A commercial and positive approach is essential for this role, which offers a real opportunity to make a difference.

 

Duties include:

  • Preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts with detailed variance analysis and commentary
  • Provision of pertinent and appropriately formatted reports to all areas of the business in order to facilitate budgetary control, financial awareness and robust challenge to all areas of expenditure
  • Provision of weekly sales/cash reporting, updates to start-of-month forecasting plus ad-hoc forecasts as required by local management or by Group
  • Monitoring of, and challenge to, the accuracy of prime costs held within the standard costing system and ensure that clarity and visibility of operational variances are shared with appropriate functions
  • Participation in both the strategic planning and annual budget process
  • Identification of continuous improvement projects to increase efficiency within the Finance function and more broadly throughout the business
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors and other external parties
  • Manage a team of four direct reports within the management accounting function

 

Skills and experience:

  • Degree plus professional accountancy qualification
  • Extensive experience in manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively at both strategic and operating levels
  • Self reliant, results focused, hands-on management style
  • Ability to cope with deadlines and fluid priorities
  • Effective at a cross-functional level, skilled at providing information rather than data to non-accountants

 

For further information on this opportunity please contact A R Wales Ltd.