Management Accountant - PQE+

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Posted on May 3, 2024 by Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rotherham, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
24 May 0027
£40k - £45k Annual
Full-Time

Your new company
Your new employer will be a specialist manufacturing organisation who have successfully operated in their market for over 75 years. Seeking to bolster their Management Accounting team, they're hiring a PQE+ Management Accountant to oversee more junior staff whilst improving processes, developing systems and analysing business information.

Your new role's duties:

  • Preparation of specific parts of the monthly management accounts (including at least one business unit and central cost centres) in accordance with established procedures. To be completed within agreed reporting timescales
  • Preparation of other elements of the monthly accounts (including group reporting) in accordance with established procedures and timescales
  • Monthly review, analysis and commentary of the accounts prepared by the job holder to identify reasons for variances and follow up with other departments' actions that need to be taken.
  • Challenge business performance and develop data to allow this. Reporting back to business on results and plans/forecasts
  • Understand the business cycle of the relevant departments in terms of what and how it is being produced and what is sold which would include regular visits to the plant to recognise the impact of production methods on the figures.
  • Ensure the accuracy of standard costing systems, including a minimum annual review of the product standards involving liaising with production colleagues to ensure that product costing reflects the reality of what is happening on the factory floor
  • Ensure product codes and business reporting structure is at a required level to properly and fairly report the business area's gross margins
  • Provide finance support to the allocated business areas, including weekly review of costs with the operations team and review of product profitability
  • Weekly critical review of Flash forecast estimates made by the allocated business area to ensure that they have been produced on a reasonable basis
  • Continuous identification of improvements can be made within our finance department, in other departments and the company's computer systems.
  • Internal improvements to be progressed as Kaizens
  • Preparation of annual budgets and interim reforecasts for submission in March, June and September.
  • To include bridging between current and prior budgets/reforecasts and critical review of budgets to ensure that variances are explained and correct
  • Provide support on preparation of capex proposals, ensuring that the financial justification has been prepared on an appropriate basis and can be substantiated.
  • Review of the overall cape proposal ensuring consistency, accuracy and clarity to the professional standards required
  • Maintain the fixed assets register as required, including posting of depreciation and addition of new capital projects
  • Assist in foreign currency hedging and cashflow preparation
  • Preparation of VAT returns, SCP returns and EU intrastat reporting to required timescales
  • Responsible for the updating of Agresso master file data ('Reference info') in accordance with established procedures
  • Assist with system administration tasks

What you'll need to succeed

  • Ability to demonstrate the relevance of experience gained to a manufacturing environment
  • Wants to work for a manufacturing company and wants the challenges this gives - processes, people, deadlines
  • Desire and firm plan to become a qualified accountant (CIMA preferred, ACA/ACCA) with an expectation of qualification within 3 years if unqualified
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in accounts
  • Awareness of the impact of working in a multi-currency environment
  • IT Skills - high degree of ability to utilise Excel (including: multiple levels of nested logical and relational formulas, Visual Basic) or demonstrate through other IT knowledge the ability to quickly gain the aforementioned skills in Excel
  • Spreadsheet development concepts including documentation and error checking to ensure ongoing integrity of the data.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles to understand the role of the finance department

What you'll get in return
The company are offering a salary of up to £45,000 and fantastic benefits, including a great pension, a strong holiday offering with the ability to purchase more, flexible bank holidays and more.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found on our website.


Reference: 2754999278

https://jobs.careeraddict.com/post/90498053

This Job Vacancy has Expired!

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Management Accountant - PQE+

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Posted on May 3, 2024 by Hays Specialist Recruitment

Rotherham, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
24 May 0027
£40k - £45k Annual
Full-Time

Your new company
Your new employer will be a specialist manufacturing organisation who have successfully operated in their market for over 75 years. Seeking to bolster their Management Accounting team, they're hiring a PQE+ Management Accountant to oversee more junior staff whilst improving processes, developing systems and analysing business information.

Your new role's duties:

  • Preparation of specific parts of the monthly management accounts (including at least one business unit and central cost centres) in accordance with established procedures. To be completed within agreed reporting timescales
  • Preparation of other elements of the monthly accounts (including group reporting) in accordance with established procedures and timescales
  • Monthly review, analysis and commentary of the accounts prepared by the job holder to identify reasons for variances and follow up with other departments' actions that need to be taken.
  • Challenge business performance and develop data to allow this. Reporting back to business on results and plans/forecasts
  • Understand the business cycle of the relevant departments in terms of what and how it is being produced and what is sold which would include regular visits to the plant to recognise the impact of production methods on the figures.
  • Ensure the accuracy of standard costing systems, including a minimum annual review of the product standards involving liaising with production colleagues to ensure that product costing reflects the reality of what is happening on the factory floor
  • Ensure product codes and business reporting structure is at a required level to properly and fairly report the business area's gross margins
  • Provide finance support to the allocated business areas, including weekly review of costs with the operations team and review of product profitability
  • Weekly critical review of Flash forecast estimates made by the allocated business area to ensure that they have been produced on a reasonable basis
  • Continuous identification of improvements can be made within our finance department, in other departments and the company's computer systems.
  • Internal improvements to be progressed as Kaizens
  • Preparation of annual budgets and interim reforecasts for submission in March, June and September.
  • To include bridging between current and prior budgets/reforecasts and critical review of budgets to ensure that variances are explained and correct
  • Provide support on preparation of capex proposals, ensuring that the financial justification has been prepared on an appropriate basis and can be substantiated.
  • Review of the overall cape proposal ensuring consistency, accuracy and clarity to the professional standards required
  • Maintain the fixed assets register as required, including posting of depreciation and addition of new capital projects
  • Assist in foreign currency hedging and cashflow preparation
  • Preparation of VAT returns, SCP returns and EU intrastat reporting to required timescales
  • Responsible for the updating of Agresso master file data ('Reference info') in accordance with established procedures
  • Assist with system administration tasks

What you'll need to succeed

  • Ability to demonstrate the relevance of experience gained to a manufacturing environment
  • Wants to work for a manufacturing company and wants the challenges this gives - processes, people, deadlines
  • Desire and firm plan to become a qualified accountant (CIMA preferred, ACA/ACCA) with an expectation of qualification within 3 years if unqualified
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in accounts
  • Awareness of the impact of working in a multi-currency environment
  • IT Skills - high degree of ability to utilise Excel (including: multiple levels of nested logical and relational formulas, Visual Basic) or demonstrate through other IT knowledge the ability to quickly gain the aforementioned skills in Excel
  • Spreadsheet development concepts including documentation and error checking to ensure ongoing integrity of the data.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles to understand the role of the finance department

What you'll get in return
The company are offering a salary of up to £45,000 and fantastic benefits, including a great pension, a strong holiday offering with the ability to purchase more, flexible bank holidays and more.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found on our website.

Reference: 2754999278

CareerAddict

Alert me to jobs like this:

Amplify your job search:

CV/résumé help

Increase interview chances with our downloads and specialist services.

CV Help

Expert career advice

Increase interview chances with our downloads and specialist services.

Visit Blog

Job compatibility

Increase interview chances with our downloads and specialist services.

Start Test

Similar Jobs

Business Development Manager

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Female Support Worker - Wath

Dalton, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Trainee Field Engineer (Water Industry)

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Mould Setter

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom