Salary:

£40,000.00 - £45,000.00 / annum

Location:

Cambridgeshire

Date posted:

16th July 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06650-0011062693

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Management Accountant - Cambridgeshire

Robert Half Cambridge are currently working with a fast growth agricultural business who are recruiting for a Management Accountant to join their finance team based in south Cambridgeshire.

Overview of role

The management accountant will be responsible for the production of the monthly management accounts and to work closely with the Finance Manager to provide operational support, financial analysis, monthly reporting and driving improvements in the current systems and processes.

You would be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the management accounts process for a business division comprised of six companies and growing, including consolidation of management accounts and trial balances for submission to Group finance
  • Detailed understanding of the important KPI's within the business units and the ability to discuss these at senior management level
  • Compilation of flash report for Group finance within three working days of the end of the reporting period
  • Preparation of accruals and prepayments for some business units
  • Monthly review of stocks across all relevant business units, focusing on aged stock, costings and obsolescence
  • Prepare multiple VAT returns for consolidation and submission
  • Generate reports as required using BI reporting software
  • Management of Assistant Management Accountant
  • Set up and maintenance of commission structures and calculations
  • Assembly of budget by business unit and overall consolidation for reporting division
  • Cash and profit forecasting as per internal and Group finance requirements
  • Oversee audits as required for business division
  • Compile statutory accounts for multiple entities and oversee to completion
  • Continued exposure and contribution to the business units by being involved in sales meetings, management meetings, product launches and other events
  • Involvement in delivering improvements to the ERP system and other 3rd party applications
  • Co-ordination of centrally managed stock counts 3 times a year across all business units, which will include travel and possible occasional overnight stays
  • Preparation of KPI data tables for inclusion in senior management's monthly reporting to Group finance
  • Approval of invoices and liaison with relevant staff to approve on their behalf
  • Ad hoc tasks and travel as required by the Business

The ideal candidate Profile:

  • Have proven experience in a similar position
  • Be qualified to chartered accountant level (ACCA/CIMA/ACA/ICAEW) and able to demonstrate a high level of numeracy
  • Possess the ability to work autonomously
  • Have excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills - ability to develop effective relationships with team members and colleagues across the business
  • Be IT Literate, including advanced use of Excel and accounting systems. Microsoft Dynamics AX experience would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude and willingness to undertake all levels of work
  • Be able to work to a high level and prioritise work to meet deadlines

Salary & Benefits

Role of Management Accountant is paying up to 45k plus excellent benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice



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