Management Accountant

Posted 19 June by Accountancy Recruit
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Accountancy Recruit is partnering a client in Middlewich to appoint a Management Accountant. The role would suit a Financial Accountant, Company Accountant or Finance Manager and will have responsibility for P&L management, analysis and reporting (sales, cost of sales, discounts) and balance sheet reconciliations. We are looking for a Management Accountant keen to identify and implement improvements to procedures and controls, as well as taking responsibility for ad-hoc projects as required.
The Management Accountant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Line management of two Accounts Assistants.
  • Overseeing the P&L month end process.
  • Crucial interface between the UK Finance team and the Controlling team in European head office.
  • Overseeing Sales Ledger and Accounts Receivable.
  • Debit note management.
  • Working alongside the Financial Accountant to provide cover when needed.
  • Preparing and posting monthly accruals, prepayments and similar accounting entries.
  • Leading the analysis of monthly and quarterly numbers and presenting findings to the board.
  • Continually identifying risks to delivery, propose solutions where necessary and effectively manage stakeholder expectations throughout.
  • Managing the AP ledger.
  • Managing the Credit Control function, including processing debit notes and associated returns.
  • Business partner other departments as required, ie warehouse to deal with stock queries.
  • Supporting the FD and deputising when required.

To be successful in this role the Management Accountant will have the following experience:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge.
  • Advanced Excel and modelling.
  • Commercial mindset.
  • Ability to delegate and manage the work of others.
  • Experience of AP and AR.
  • Experience participating in the annual audit, liaising directly with the external audit team.
  • Detailed knowledge of JDE/Oracle would be beneficial

The salary advertised for this role is a guide, the salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

Reference: 52904928

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