Our client is a large service organization with an excellent reputation in their sector.
This will be a varied and interesting role which will use your finance skills and also increase your commercial and interpersonal skills.
Management accounts experience required. Will consider first move out of practice for excellent candidates.
The main purpose of this post is to assist the finance team with the financial governance, control and reporting of all areas within the division. The role will involve working closely with other members of the finance team and all levels of management to ensure the supply of accurate and timely information.
To have responsibility for month end management accounts, including the production of month end management reports with commentary and presentation of information to senior management
Carry out analytical review on financial performance and investigate and report on variances.
Support the business in the review and reporting of rolling forecasts, by providing information on assumptions, trend analysis and changes within the business environment.
Manage the annual budget setting process for the business areas within the role.
Assist with the collation of information from the business for long term business planning.
To work as required with the external and internal audit functions, ensuring compliance with guidelines as specified by our regulators and accepted accounting standards as outlined.
Develop meaningful reporting utilising group reporting tools for committees and boards.
Act as a point of contact for directors within the group as required by management.
Support and guide operational teams and budget holders in financial decision making, whilst developing their financial awareness to allow management to make effective business decisions
Attend and report at directorate team meetings as required.
Assist in reviewing and developing accounting systems, controls and procedures.
Undertake reconciliations (including balance sheet reconciliations) and ensure implementation of financial controls within the finance accounting systems
Lead, manage and support assistant management accountants within the team
Assist operational personnel within the group with the completion of financial information in annual return paperwork and external monitoring returns
To assist with any other "ad hoc" financial reporting exercises in line with the level of the role and responsibilities.