Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-04-12
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Contact Name: Rachel Holland
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Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a well-known brand in Preston, which are regarded as a market leader in the niche sector in which they operate. Due to significant business growth and exciting future plans, they are looking to strengthen their finance function and a newly created Management Accountant position has become available. This is an ideal opportunity for a career driven and forward thinking newly CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified (or almost qualified) individual looking for career advancement opportunities in the short to medium term.

Your new role as Management Accountant:

As Management Accountant, you will report to the Financial Controller and enjoy a diverse role which offers many technical and commercial accounting responsibilities. You will produce timely management accounts including commentary and analysis; balance sheet reconciliations; accruals, prepayments and journals; VAT returns; assist the FC with the production of budgets and forecasts; and support with statutory accounts production. You will also be a key player in a number of upcoming projects including system developments, cost saving initiatives and the introduction of a new business unit within the next 12 months.

Once you are established in this role, it is expected that you will take on staff management responsibilities, overseeing a team of 2-3 transactional finance staff, being responsible for their training and development.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered, you must demonstrate a logical career path to date and be experienced in management accounts production and month end routine. Ideally you will be fully CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified or approaching full qualification, however my client is also welcoming applications from candidates who are qualified to this level by experience. It is key that you are a strong systems user with good Excel ability, comfortable handling and manipulating large data volumes. You will be a strong communicator, with the confidence to present key financial findings to Senior Management and budget holders.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse role which provides excellent business visibility and the opportunity to gain a high profile within the business. Progressive career opportunities will be available and you will receive valuable support from an engaging and experienced FC. You will receive a competitive starting salary depending on experience and qualification level, which will be reviewed upon completing your probation period. Other benefits including 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, pension, discount schemes and a gym membership. This is a full time office based position, however my client is open to considering some flexibility around working hours and home working.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration, interviews are to take place in the next 7 days.