Management Accountant

Management Accountant

  • Location

    Bilston, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + + study support

  • Contact:

    Jess Brannigan

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Are you looking to join a business with a clear succession plan already in place? Do you want to work for a market leader in a niche industry?

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a successful business based in Bilston and assisting with their search to appoint a part qualified Accountant, to support the Financial Controller with monthly Management Accounts. The successful Management Accountant can expect a salary of up to £30,000 per annum + full study support.

As a confident, proactive and technically strong Management Accountant you will use your experience to add value and drive operational efficiency through a sustained and exciting period of growth.

This operationally focused Management Accountant role requires a strong communicator to liaise with senior stakeholders and department heads - both financial and non-financial. You will be proactive; raising awareness of cost, identifying areas of improvement and being a key figure in the implementation of change to positively impact the business.

This Management Accountant opportunity would suit someone looking to succeed in both a technical and commercial accounting role, with passion and an outgoing personality. Strong Excel skills are a must (including pivots, v look ups, sum if ect).

As Management Accountant, you will be exposed to:

  • Prepare the month-end accounting for both Haulage and Plant Divisions with a variance analysis against Budget for presentation to the Financial Controller and division stakeholders;
  • Post monthly journals, prepayments & accruals;
  • Prepare the basic monthly group consolidation for review by the Financial Controller.
  • Create annual budgets for both divisions;
  • Monthly Margin Analysis Build-up and review of sales margins and Job Cost analysis;
  • Liaising with customers and managing credit risk through tight control of credit limits and cash collection;
  • Cashflow analysis/6 week forecasts to ensure working capital and cash flow is monitored;
  • VAT Returns prepare the group VAT returns;
  • Special Projects Assist with system implementations/finance developments;
  • Analytical Provide meaningful KPI information to support operational decision making;
  • Continually review processes identifying risk/improvements where necessary;
  • Assisting with the annual Audit process;
  • Adhoc Duties/projects directed by the Financial Controller as required;

Ideally, you will:

  • Be part qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Looking for a role where you will make an impact - this business is growing and employees who perform will have ample opportunity to progress within
  • Have strong problem solving skills and be able to report down to a transactional level
  • Have strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Have own transport
  • Have knowledge of ERP systems

In return, you will:

  • Enjoy a role that will utilise your experience and develop your skillset
  • Step up into a role with real responsibility, and a unique opportunity to be heavily involved in the strategic and commercial operations of a thriving SME business
  • Enjoy a positive work environment - work closely with the Financial Controller who will actively encourage your growth within the business
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive package including study support

To apply for the Management Accountant position, please click on the apply now button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

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