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Commercial Management Accountant

Posted 13 November by Michael Page Finance Ended

Management Accounting role focussed on the M&A activity of a fast-growing, European market leader. Requires qualified accountants with strong management accounting track record and ability to interface effectively with non-finance stakeholders.

Client Details

Fast-growing market leader with significant, increasing presence across Europe. High quality finance function.

Description

Integration for new acquisitions:

  • On site integration visits to new acquisition in advance of joining the group, with follow up visit post acquisition.
  • Full documentation of visits and communication throughout Finance and operations team
  • Liaison on initial visit and handover any relevant operational tasks
  • Completion of the Finance integration task list on time to quality for assigned tasks
  • Support the training of new acquisitions on systems, and reporting when on site.
  • Particular focus on a timely and correct handover to payroll and pensions and ensuring payroll is paid on time and the Pension Administrator is aware of all pension information.
  • As agreed with the Finance Integration Manager follow on issues from tax DDQ and documentation of actions taken for tax audit purposes.
  • Presenting oneself to the surgeries in line with company values and maintaining those values at all times

Production of Management Accounts:

  • Owning specific P&Ls and producing their monthly management accounts to a high level of accuracy
  • Ownership of delivery of comprehensively reconciled balance sheets each month
  • Dealing with queries regarding results, and ensuring any process issues are picked up and resolved
  • To work with the team to ensure current processes and efficient and fit for purpose, and to help identify areas for efficiency gains to support the next phase of growth
  • Regular interaction to answer queries and help them with their process adherence
  • Any other tasks as required

Profile

Essential

  • Strong academically and having completed their professional accounting qualification (CIMA or similar)
  • Well experienced in management accounting roles
  • Must have sufficient commercial experience
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - flexibility is key
  • Excellent IT skills including excel, and confident on various management reporting systems
  • Strong attention to detail, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly
  • Deadline focussed, and willing to put in the effort required to ensure they always meet them
  • Understanding of small companies and how they work, but needs big company background to understand/suggest best practice principles and help to drive change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work well within the team, and communicate effectively but sympathetically when required

Desirable

  • First time qualification passes
  • Experience of OpenAccounts would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of acquisition accounting and legals

Job Offer

This role will pay a competitive basic salary.

Please contact / for more information.

Required skills

  • finance
  • management accounts
  • P&L
  • purchase ledger
  • balance sheet
  • reconciliation
  • integration
  • month end
  • IT marketing
  • takings

Reference: 33782191

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