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Senior Management Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Job Title: Senior Management Accountant (Maternity Cover)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
REF: SM 020718 MGNT_1532105058
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently working with an impressive UK Business to source an experienced Management Accountant on a 9 month fixed term contract. This role acts as an important part of the company's finance function, ensuring the timely and accurate management and reporting of financial data.

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.

The ideal candidate for this role will be a part-qualified / qualified accountant with excellent communication skills and a background in a similar Management Accounting role. Experience in the production and reporting of management accounts will be essential and advanced Excel skills will be a must.

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