Interim Management Accountant

Interim Management Accountant

  • Location

    Maidenhead, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Interim Management Accountant

Our well established business within the Thames Valley is currently recruiting for a Management Accountant to join their successful finance team. The Management Accountant will be working for an industry leading business and working for an employer who is always looking to expand and acquire new businesses.

The Interim Management Accountant will be required for at least 3 months, potentially longer, and will be responsible for:

  • Accurately prepare and post accruals, prepayments and margins for over 10 sites on a weekly basis
  • Providing financial support to non-financial managers and making recommendations
  • Review and analysis of the monthly management accounts and look at the challenging areas that require further investigation and having a clear understanding of variances against prior year and budget in order to communicate to senior management
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans
  • Prepare monthly sales gross profit reconciliation and review including month end accrual routines
  • Answering queries from managers, the Financial Controller and the Executive team
  • Preparation and review of weekly sales reports
  • Gas, electricity, water and rates recharges calculations and running of the meter reading/invoicing process
  • Preparation of allocated month end balance sheet reconciliations ensuring reconciled on a regular basis posting journals as required
  • Assist external auditors with queries and provide accurate information on a timely basis
  • Assist on year end statutory accounts preparation
  • Assist with a various imminent year-end requirements

As the successful Interim Management Accountant you are likely to have:

  • Positive attitude and keen to learn
  • Basic understanding of financial transactions including double entry bookkeeping
  • Methodical, accurate and able to meet deadlines
  • Advanced experience using Excel including Pivot Tables, V-Lookups and basic formulas
  • Potentially studying towards ACCA /CIMA qualifications - (Or Part-qualified or equivalent)
  • Able to communicate at all levels of the business, to a wide range of internal customers
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Able to work within a fast paced environment
  • Enjoy the challenge of ad-hoc projects

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is available at short notice to commence this role, and to commit ideally to a long-term opportunity. Potential for permanent options (subject to sign-off).

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