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Management Accountant (QBE or PQual)

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    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 20 days hols + study support + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

Management Accountant (Part Qualified Studying ACCA or CIMA) or Qualified by Experience

Outskirts of Reading - £40,000 - £45,000 + study support if needed

20 days holiday rising to 25 days + pension, health care, death in service, life cover, free parking

Hybrid working (2 days in the office)

40 hour week - flexible hours

Due to a recent acquisition, and growing pool of customers and needs, and an increased complexity of the group, this Management Accountant position is vital to providing finance support and the overseeing of finance operations at their Reading Office. Our client is an award winning business, that operate throughout the UK and operate within the hi-tech industry This roles includes producing regular management accounts and ad-hoc reports, and as part of the finance team as a whole, ensuring the wider are effectively supported and informed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities as the Management Accountant:

  • Responsible for the management, development and motivation of the Reading based accounts team (overseeing 2 members of staff)
  • Producing the monthly management accounts for relevant parts of the business including prepayments/accruals, reviewing revenue and margins
  • Attending the monthly P&L review meeting and report on relevant business areas
  • Manage monthly balance sheet reconciliation process for relevant accounts
  • Keeping fixed assets schedule up to date and reconciled for assets
  • Processing monthly payroll journal and reconciling control accounts, preparing staff costs analysis
  • Ensuring that the statutory returns (VAT, National Statistics etc) are completed and submitted on time and ensuring all of the necessary submissions to Group finance are in line with Group reporting timetable
  • Assisting with the implementation of a new finance system at the Reading site
  • Assist at the year-end audit by preparing relevant year end schedules and answering auditor queries
  • Work with the Finance Director and Financial Controller to design and implement appropriate financial processes and controls across the business.
  • Ensure the smooth day to day running of the accounts function in Reading

Ideal profile for the successful Management Accountant

  • Qualified by Experience M/A or PArt Qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Proven IT skills, with the ability to use vlookups, pivot tables and SUMIF's in Excel is essential
  • Previous experience of managing a team (maybe one or two transactional finance staff)
  • Ability to interact effectively, relating to others and working as a member of a team - keys part of the role involve working with non-finance staff in Reading and also working with the Head Office finance team based in London
  • Willing and flexible approach, with the ability to work on own initiative -
  • Ability to manage change -
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Deadline conscious-organised with the ability to prioritise and multi-task

Please do get in touch for this superb newly created Management Accountant role which will develop over time due to the company growth plans year on year.


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