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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: temporary
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Duration: 3 Months plus
REF: SM 140319 MGTA_1554481906
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Vitae are proud to be working exclusively with an impressive UK Business based in Watford to source an ambitious Management Accountant on an initial three-month temporary assignment. There is a definite option for this to become a permanent role for the successful individual.

Reporting to the Head of Finance - this job will involve the preparation, reconciliation, analysis and commentary of monthly Management Accounts for the business units to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
-Preparation of month end accounts for the business units including, P&Ls, Balance Sheets, reconciliations and variance analysis to budgets and forecasts
-Assisting with the year end for the group of companies and liaising with external auditors
-Building and maintaining budget and forecast models
-Playing an active role in the budgeting and forecasting processes
-Building and maintaining cash flow models
-Finance support for Purchase and Sales ledger activities, accurate book keeping, numerical postings and sound accounting logic developing best practice at all times
-The preparation and reconciliation of VAT returns
-Assisting with the corporation tax returns and the preparation of all other taxes and returns as necessary
-Handling of Internal and External queries and requests
-Use of company systems and automated software for the collection and analysis of supplier and client data and information.
-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
-Assist with the effective management of stock levels, spares, consumables and materials ensuring all company process and procedures are met.
-Support and implement Company initiates and projects to ensure Company success.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a credible part-qualified Management Accountant to join a market leader and local employer of choice. This role will involve the production and reporting of validated Management Accounts and associated commentary and will involve working with auditors and preparation of year end accounts.

The business is one that has a progressive, sociable, working environment and would suit a candidate with experience a business working in a fast-paced, growing SME. Only candidates available on a short notice period will be considered.

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