Commerce & Industry
£40,000 - £50,000

Management Accountant

Ref: 109| Posted: 15th Oct 2019

Exclusive opportunity for a strong and experienced Management Accountant to join a Large, independent, and highly entrepreneurial business in Dartford. 

Underpinned by a sound investment strategy, this global business has ambitious, and highly realistic growth plans, to increase their turnover to £140m in the next four years. 

The Management Accountant role has been created in recognition of a need to strengthen controls and improve reporting as the company expands further into Europe/America.  This in turn will free up capacity for interesting strategic project work in addition to the more routine month end responsibilities. 

Detailed responsibilities of the Management Accountant include;

  • Working alongside the Financial Controller for the main trading UK company and subsidiaries to produce an accurate and timely set of management accounts
  • Prepare first draft narrative of the board packs both for the review of the Financial Controller and Finance Director to be presented to the Company’s Board
  • Subsidiary reporting
  • UK Company reporting
  • Subsidiary VAT reporting
  • Support Financial Controller in preparing the year-end accounts
  • Liaise with the Auditors for group and subsidiaries when required in relation to audit matters
  • Dealing with Accountants both in UK and abroad in preparation of the year-end accounts and tax returns
  • Support the Financial Controller with the development of financial forecasting models on Excel
  • Prepare accurate cash flow forecasts
  • Assist the Financial Director and Financial Controller with cross departmental system improvements
  • Assist the Financial Director and Financial Controller in various group projects
  • Assisting the Export department in Letters of Credit applications from customers
  • Providing any ad hoc reporting as required by the Board directed by the Financial Controller

What do we need from the incoming Management Accountant?

  • Formally qualified with ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Significant experience gained in management accountant role, able to confidently and accurately prepare a full set of management accounts
  • Positive, proactive attitude and willingness to drill down into detail as required
  • Experience of working in a growing, entrepreneurial, SME business and therefore not afraid of a rapid, dynamic environment
  • Excellent people skills and a pro-active attitude
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Excellent Excel skills– V-lookup, Pivot Tables, Graphs.

What’s in it for you?

  • A genuine opportunity for career progression where your role grows in line with the business – which is a very progressive rate
  • Lots of opportunity for interesting project work
  • 26 days holiday
  • Death in service
  • Free parking

If you want an exciting role where no two days are the same, and you thrive in an organisation that moves at a pace, then don’t delay, send me your CV today.