Management Accountant

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Hays Talent Solutions

Hatfield, Hertfordshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£40k - £50k Annual

Management Accountant

Job Introduction

Management Accountant - Reporting to Head of Group Accounting An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Management Accountant to lead a team to provide accurate, efficient, meaningful financial reporting to the business and ensure that P&L's accurately reflect actual business performance.Responsible for the delivery of monthly management reporting for the UK & US, the role acts as a prime liaison point with the external auditors and the Group reporting team.The successful candidate will also provide input into the improvement and development of processes and procedures.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure all central account production processes are completed in line with month end timetable, to provide a good set of first numbers.
  • Provide assurance over the Total Company numbers
  • Review and analyse SG&A
  • Review Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Maintenance of Accounting Master Data
  • Responsible for the adoption of CC best practice and to ensure consistency of service.
  • Acting as a point of escalation on complex accounting issues and providing appropriate support to other team members
  • Assess situations, issues and opportunities and escalate when appropriate.
  • Manages, develops and coaches team of staff and implements performance management solutions where required
  • Develop and motivate team to help ensure the delivery of function and business targets.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all business-related matters.
  • Proactively and continuously improve processes and systems at Company Level
  • Establishes productive relationships and networks at Senior Management level to build and maintain customer relationships

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA or proven relevant experience in similar role
  • Advanced academic background, preferably to good degree level or equivalent
  • Proven track record of work experience in a challenging commercial environment
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Good working knowledge of relevant functional systems including Excel to Advanced level and SAP.
  • Experience in dealing with and influencing multi-tier management
  • Experience of developing best practice policies and procedures for functional area
  • Business Analysis experience preferred
  • Experience of multi-tasking and working to pre-defined deadlines.

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Reference: 694270371

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