Location:

Southampton

Date posted:

8th July 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06070-0011064723

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Robert Half are working exclusively with a leading global cruise company in central Southampton who are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking Management Accountant to join them. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and progressive individual who is seeking opportunity to be responsible for the timely delivery of management accounts, forecasts and budgets. They will work closely with the Senior Finance Manager and an assistant management accountant.

Role

To produce monthly management accounts, forecasts and budgets accurately and to strict
deadlines. Provision of budgetary control and reporting for advertising & promotional, salary &
benefit and general and administration costs to the relevant budget holders. To ensure that
internal control procedures are adhered to. To meet statutory, tax and industry reporting
obligations. To seek out opportunities for improvement and efficiency.

* Lead monthly management accounts process to strict deadlines with support from
Assistant Management Accountant
* Control and reporting of advertising & promotion and general & administration budgets
* Monthly cost centre reporting, variance analysis and review with budget holders
* Ensure completion of balance sheet reconciliations to strict deadlines
* Support Revenue Accounting and System testing
* Quarterly forecasting and annual budgets
* Build strong, effective relationships with management team, budget holders & Group
finance teams
* Enforcement of internal control processes including purchase order system
* Prepare VAT returns
* Support for Corporation Tax analysis and support with annual returns
* Support with annual statutory accounts preparation
* Ad hoc improvement projects
* Any other tasks that may be reasonably requested

Profile

The ideal candidate should ideally have:

* Minimum 2 years experience of preparing management accounts, budgets and
forecasting
* Proven delivery to tight deadlines
* Ability to retain a positive attitude under pressure
* High degree of accuracy
* Team player with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
* Previous supervisory experience
* Ability to manage own and Assistant Management Accountant workload effectively
* Proven ability to improve processes
* Comfortable with multicurrency transactions
* Microsoft Office especially Intermediate/advanced Excel skills
* Knowledge of PeopleSoft advantageous

* Minimum Part Qualified/QBE
* Knowledge of travel industry would be advantageous

Company

Our Client is a leading global cruise company. Despite what has been achieved already, they are more excited about the future and would like to add a management accountant for their Southampton base which replicates their growth.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary of circa £38k
  • Bonus plan
  • Car parking
  • Private medical (single cover)
  • Matched pension up to 5%
  • 25 days holiday
  • Discounted cruises

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

Requirements
Management Accountant


Southampton

UBC, Enterprise House
Ocean Village, Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 3XB
gb
02380 224 562
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