Role details

Management Accountant

Dartford   •   £28,000 - £31,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Dartford
  • Advanced Excel

About Our Client

A very successful industry sector: Due to growth there is a new opportunity for a Management Accountant to join a successful team.

Job Description

  • Providing and interpreting financial information; prepare the monthly Management Accounts within 4 business days of the month end.
  • Prepare year end schedules for the audit and be the lead contact within the audit field team
  • Plan, prepare and collate the annual budget for the UK Branded businesses
  • Ensure compliance with tax legislation, including timely reporting and payment submissions to HMRC
  • Oversee the businesses internal control system. Review regularly and improve as and when required
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Communicate performance against budget to the Directors and respective departmental heads (the "budget holders") on a monthly basis. Investigate and challenge any variances to the plan
  • Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines
  • Research and report on factors influencing business performance
  • Develop financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, variance analysis, foreign exchange reconciliations
  • Other ad hoc projects including assisting fellow team members

The Successful Applicant

  • Working in a Management Accounting level within a Finance Department
  • AAT Qualified/Studying Level 1 or 2 of CIMA/ACCA
  • Ability to effectively supervise an Accounts Assistant
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks all with an attention to fine detail
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Confident decision maker
  • Ability to drive effective and efficient financial processes and procedures
  • Ability to prepare management and statutory accounts to a high standard
  • SAGE 1000 Experience (not essential)
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and excellent career prospects.

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