Senior Management Accountant - Coventry - £45k + Bonus
Are you a confident Management Accountant looking to move into a managerial role?
Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a retail organisation in Coventry who are looking for a Senior Management Accountant to join their team. The role is responsible for the production of detailed figures for costs to be used in monthly and annual reporting, whilst leading a team of Accountants, and ensuring that the business is effectively supported by challenging quarterly forecasts and annual budgets.
The role will have a responsibility to proactively support the Business & Strategic leaders within the group to deliver their growth agenda by delivering accurate financial reporting in a timely manner. Business partnering with key business areas to understand plans and advise on accounting issues. The Senior Management Accountant is seen as a lead position and will require a confident individual who is not afraid of challenging the leadership team, working with various departments to standardise process improvements, with an overall aim of improving operational performance.
The organisation has a culture that promotes from within and a finance function that has over 100 individuals, which gives a multitude of opportunities for high performers to move internally. Unlike many large organisations, a company wide development plan is in place to ensure that individuals will spend no more than 2 years in a role before moving into something new.
Senior Management Accountant profile:
The Senior Management Accountant will need to be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with previous experience preparing management accounts and ideally some experience building relationships with a variety of departments. Engaging with senior stakeholders is a large part of the role, and will require any applicants to be able to demonstrate previous experience advising, challenging and influencing.
Managerial experience is not essential as this can be taught, however, a calm and collaborative management style is essential. The team will be looking for you to lead by example and will need developing and motivating to ensure they fulfil their potential.
Candidates making a first move from practice will also be considered for this position and full training will be provided.
Senior Management Accountant Package:
- £40,000 - £45,000
- 28 days holiday
- Private Health care