Job Vacancy: Management Accountant



Our Ref: 361433334
   
Location: Newport
   
Salary: £40-45k + Exc Bens
Permanent
   
Notes:

The Benefits:
  • 37.5 hour working week with an excellent benefits package including:
  • 25 days Annual Leave (with the option to buy and sell more)
  • Annual salary reviews with Incentive Bonus Scheme (up to 8%)
  • Company Pension Scheme contributions 5%
  • Private Medical Healthcare and Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Insurance (x4 basic annual salary)
  • Enhanced Maternity Benefits
  • Comprehensive Performance and Development Framework
  • Reward & Recognition Programme
  • Social Events Committee

The Company:
Following a period of continuous successful growth our client has ambitious plans so this is an exciting time to join the organisation.  Working for an engaging and inclusive employer with a progressive outlook you will have the opportunity to add real value. 

The Role:
Reporting to the Financial Controller you will supervise and manage 2 Finance Administrators and have responsibility for the following:

  • Manage the monthly close and reporting process for two operating companies; one UK and one European ensuring robust control, processing and review.
  • Produce timely monthly management reporting, including presentation of reporting packs and detailed management information.
  • Analysis of financial data, including investigation of variances, performing relevant adjustments and providing interpretation to senior management.
  • Demonstrate strong balance sheet controls including preparation of control account reconciliations and timely follow up on any variances.
  • Completion and submission of all tax related matters e.g. VAT return and statistical returns for both companies.
  • Fixed assets and depreciation processing and control.
  • Use of Sage 50 to make journal entries, reconciliations and extraction of reporting data.
  • Analysing costs, preparing accruals and prepayments.
  • Participation in the year end reporting process, including liaising with external auditors.
  • Designing, Implementing and maintaining internal controls and procedures.
  • To play an active role in continuous improvement projects across the business.
  • Ensuring compliance with accounting standards and other specific internal and external guidelines.
  • Line Management of a team of two Finance Administrators
  • Supporting any ad hoc project requests within the team

Skills/Qualifications:
  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Group and intercompany experience would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of European accounting advantageous
  • A background in Financial Services or Insurance
  • Up-to-date technical skills and confident working knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Exceptional organisational, time management and communication skills are required together with proven leadership capabilities
  • Flexible approach to work and a self-motivated attitude
  • Proactive, with the ability to generate ideas and think creatively with a solution-oriented approach
  • Strong internal stakeholder & relationship management skills 




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