Permanent
Management Accountant
Manufacturing
Rochester
£40,000 - £45,000

Management Accountant

Ref: 131| Posted: 14th Jan 2020

Fast paced, niche manufacturing business in Rochester are currently looking for a Management Accountant to support the Financial Controller to take ownership of the monthly management accounts, as well as support the year end/statutory obligations.  This is also an excellent opportunity for business partnering, as there is a strong emphasis on working more closely with the budget holders to ensure variances are met with recommended remedial actions.  There is lots of opportunity to add value from day one.

Detailed duties;

  • Production of month end management accounts pack to tight deadlines (working day 5)
  • Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Inter-company reporting
  • Assisting with the consolidation of management accounts
  • Maintaining fixed asset register
  • Identify remedial action for variances between actual and budgeted expenditure
  • Assisting with Corporation Tax and VAT returns
  • Annual budget and forecasts
  • Assist with Year End process
  • Adhoc reporting and dealing with queries  
  • Adhoc project work including costing

The successful candidate will be formally qualified with either ACA, ACCA or CIMA who demonstrates;

  • Experience of producing accurate and timely management accounts
  • Possess strong technical acumen including VAT
  • Ability to work autonomously and deputise for the Financial Controller
  • Advanced user of Excel

The role would ideally suit a progressive induvial who can challenge the status quo, striving to provide continuous improvement of processes/controls.  In particular, it would appeal to those who are now qualified within an accountancy practice, wishing to make their first move to an industry role.

The team is very nurturing, and it’s a great opportunity for someone to develop their accountancy career supported by a very driven management team.