Management Accountant (12 Month Contract)

Job Title: Management Accountant (12 Month Contract)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-12-06
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a widely recognised business on the outskirts of Preston to support with the recruitment of a Management Accountant. This award winning business has been established for 20+ years and have a diverse and growing customer base.

This position is on a contract basis of 12 months to cover maternity leave but a longer-term requirement may become available. This is an office based position but a hybrid working arrangement is available.

Your New Role as Management Accountant:

Reporting to the Head of Finance, as Management Accountant you will enjoy a varied and hands on position with duties including:

• Management accounts preparation
• Assisting with year end requirements
• Monitoring cash flow
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Posting accruals, prepayments and journals
• Maintaining the fixed asset registers
• Preparation of VAT returns
• Overseeing the transactional accounting work of the Accounts Assistant, providing support to enable their development

Alongside daily and weekly routine duties as required within the finance function, you will also be required to work cross-functionally throughout the business in a people facing capacity, building relationships with various stakeholders to deliver and advise on meaningful financial information.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, you will be proven in a similar level finance position with good exposure to the management accounts pack and month end routine. Part qualification in CIMA/ACCA/ACA is desirable and you will be able to demonstrate strong systems including MS Excel and ideally knowledge of Xero. Comfortable working in a fast-paced/high volume finance environment, you will be able to quickly adapt to new systems and processes with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

This role is available for an immediate start, however my client is also considering applicants who are on 4 weeks’ notice. You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package inclusive of private healthcare, company pension, 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays, and other discount schemes.

This is a full time position (37.5 hours) – flexibility around working hours will be considered and a hybrid working arrangement is available to enable remote working for part of the week.

Please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for consideration. Interviews for this position will be taking place imminently.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.