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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
REF: SM 290118 MGTA_1548928111
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an impressive manufacturing business based in Royston are looking for an immediately available Accountant to join their team. This is a broad finance role that will have the potential to lead to a permanent role for the right candidate.

The role has a focus of management accounting and forecasting of the commercial activities to gross profit within the P+L and will also be working closely with commercial teams on reporting revenue and costs accurately.

Key Responsibilities:
- Assist the financial controller in managing the month end accounts production and reporting cycle
- Support the management and coordination of management accountants monthly deliverables
- Act as principal management accountant contact to the operations implementation manager regarding performance and explanation of differences to budgets and forecasts
- Prepare all balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
- Review assigned P&Ls on a monthly basis
- Improve the monthly reporting of Marketing activities
- Prepare the weekly KPI & Monthly Flash reports ensuring accuracy and issued to within the required time frame for review
- Prepare annual budget figures
- Ensure all company processes and procedures are followed
- Complete the year end process and assist the Financial Accountants with the preparation fo the year end stats
- Provide accurate and timely Monthly P&Ls including commentaries explaining variances to budget, forecast and prior year

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Qualified Accountant with previous experience working in a fast-paced, multi-site business. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate examples of proactively engaging with commercial teams to improve profit performance.

Excellent communication skills will be essential in this role, and any potential candidates will be expected to have intermediate / advanced Excel skills.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.