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Head of Management Accounts, Luton, Bedfordshire

Job Title: Head of Management Accounts, Luton, Bedfordshire
Contract Type: contract
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JM2201HGH_1579716141
Contact Name: Jason Mitchell
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Head of Management Accounts - Luton, Bedfordshire - £50k

Vitae is working with a well-established business based in Luton with the recruitment of a Head of Management Accounts on a 12-month contract. We are currently only looking for candidates that are immediately available.

The Role
As the Head of Management Accounts, you will be responsible for the efficient and accurate preparation and presentation of Financial Reporting in the form of the P&L and Balance Sheets.

The Management Accounts team prepare and analyses the financial information from the P&L to assist the wider organisation make well-informed decisions on the current and future profitability and growth of the organisation. Furthermore, as Head of Management Accounts you will manage a team of five members.

The duties of the Head of Management Accounts include the following responsibilities:
*Month End duties include:
-Prepare accrual/prepayments
-Review all P&L lines
-Preparing accurate set of P&L's
-Manage Finance Analyst and site expectations
*Balance Sheet reconciliations, including monthly payroll reconciliations
*Contributing towards the overheads budget process as well as assisting the FP&A team during budgeting by providing information and costs upon request
*Managing the day-to-day performance, motivation and output of the team, which will include regular one-to-ones and team meetings
*Supporting and coaching team members by way of setting goals, communicating ways of working and leading by example
*Taking ownership of the finance training course and materials
*Attending and delivering presentations on P&L's at monthly meetings
*Responsible for ensuring Management accounts are smoothly integrated into the company system

As well as the competitive salary, the company offers a friendly working environment with a strong support network. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established entity where you will be able to directly enhance and improve an evolving accounting team.