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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
REF: SM 100418 MANAC_1523382281
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an impressive global business with offices in Hatfield are looking to source a Management Accountant to join their team. The role will be responsible for ensuring the general accounting processes are completed timely and accurately for the business.

Key Responsibilities:
-Responsibility for the accurate recording of all operating expenses for the UK entity in a timely and accurate manner ensuring adherence to the month-end timetable - this will include journal preparation, review of processes, ad-hoc requests to review positions, month-end and year-end reporting
-Ensuring month-end review and reporting supports the overall close process
-Providing support to external outsource provider of back office general accounting processes to obtain answers for exceptions that arise within the process
-Provide support service to colleagues elsewhere in the business on all operating expense related activities.
-Review and analysis to support the Tax Department for VAT purposes
-Ownership of the processes and results, including balance sheet reconciliation
-Ensure month end reconciliations are completed timely and accurately; reconciling items are appropriately investigated and actioned
-Identify and suggest process improvements that generate efficiencies or strengthen our controls
-Provide direct input into various ad-hoc projects that require understanding and fixing control issues that arise; thereby developing strong analytical and deduction skills
-Liaising with Internal and External audit to resolve any issues and queries

The ideal candidate would be a part-qualified accountant looking to make a genuine impact within a truly impressive global business. SAP experience would be preferred, and strong Excel skills will be a must. The ability to work under pressure and to tight guidelines will be critical and this is a genuinely exciting opportunity for the right candidate. French or German language skills would be preferred but not essential.

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