Management Accountant

Posted 7 July by Robert Walters
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This exciting, high-growth international organisation on the Wirral, currently preparing for significant investment are recruiting for a commercially minded Management Accountant to join the business in a newly created role.

Working in a fast-paced & ever-changing environment, your core duties will include;

  • Working with assigned business partners to develop an understanding of departmental goals, then translating these into financial targets and budgets.
  • Building the annual budget for nominated departments and securing buy-in from key stakeholders.
  • Producing regular reforecasts using business knowledge of current performance trends.
  • Supporting the production of longer-term forecasting processes that stretch beyond the annual budget.
  • Generating standardised management reports that provide insightful performance analysis in a timely manner.
  • Carrying out financial analysis to investigate deviations from target performance, working with the business partners to initiate timely interventions.
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the cost levers underpinning financial performance and sharing this with business partners to initiate improvements where possible.
  • Developing skills to utilise the ERP system and other supporting tools to automate as much reporting as possible, freeing up more time for analysis.
  • Meeting with business partners on a regular basis to build successful relationships, resulting in better business knowledge and increased commercial acumen.
  • Collaborating with other team members to maintain a high performing finance function.
  • Contributing to the development of business cases and financial models for new investment opportunities.

Key requirements;

  • Ideally suited for a Qualified Accountant, but actively studying part-qualified Management Accountants with relevant sector experience will be considered
  • Experience in a Management Accountant role ideally within an engineering or manufacturing organisation
  • Experience of working with business partners in an engineering or manufacturing organisation
  • Previous use of ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle
  • Experience of using alternative data warehousing or reporting tools such as Hyperion, Power BI or others
  • Good communication skills - able to interpret complex financial data and explain it simply.
  • Evidence of initiative - self-starter, developing new ways of reporting or analysing data.

This is an excellent opportunity for any Management Accountant looking for the opportunity to join a business going through significant growth & change depite diffiult market conditions.

Reference: 40479272

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