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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
REF: SM 191218 MGTA_1545241058
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an award-winning UK Business with Head Office in Hertford are looking to source an experienced Management Accountant to join their growing team. This is a role that has become available due to company growth over the last 12-18 months, and is one that would suit an ambitious, personable accountant with recent management accounting experience.

Key Responsibilities:
-Preparation of month end accounts for the business units including, P&Ls, Balance Sheets, reconciliations and variance analysis to budgets and forecasts - highlighting risks and opportunities
-Measurement and reporting of Business Unit KPIs
-Assisting with the year end for the company and liaising with external auditors and dealing with their enquiries
-Reviewing and highlighting errors (and possibly correcting) inputs in the Sales Platform
-Reviewing Daily & Weekly Sales, Cash and Settlement Forecasts
-Finance support for Purchase and Sales ledger activities, accurate book keeping, numerical postings and sound accounting logic developing best practice at all times
-Continual review and improvement suggestions on overhead management within the Business Unit
-Playing an active role in the budgeting and forecasting processes
-Involvement in preparation of VAT, PAYE & Corporation Tax returns and queries
-Handling of Internal and External queries and requests
-Assist with implementation and usage of new technology, software, applications and systems to improve efficiencies within the Finance department and the business as a whole
-Participation in projects as required to help meet company targets and deadlines
-Consider all measures to manage company costs effectively and work within and adhere to company targets in line with budgets

This is a critical role for the business that involves ensuring the timely and accurate management and reporting of financial and operational data, enabling the company's financial goals to be achieved. Activity will also be required to improve company processes, procedures and any new projects and initiatives.

As a result, outstanding communication skills and the ability to influence members of the team will be essential. Proven experience working as part of a fast-paced team and commercial understanding will also be key attributes of the successful candidate.

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