Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Redditch
Salary: £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-04 00:00:00
Reference: 047107433
Contact Name: Michelle Laight
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2019 13:48

Job Description

Our client has an exciting opportunity to join their forward thinking company who have a great culture as a Management Accountant on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract reporting directly to the Financial Controller. This role is based in Redditch but you will need to be able to drive as you will be expected to go to their Birmingham office from time to time.

The Management Accountant will be responsible for all month end accounting and VAT duties including:
• UK – quarterly
• French – monthly
• Irish – bimonthly
• Deferment (form C79) & Duty – checking against invoices monthly
• Sales by country reconciliation
• Providing cover for Accounts Payable clerk and Financial Controller where appropriate
Month end accounting including:
• Preparation of monthly management accounts
• Accruals and prepayments
• Intercompany reconciliations
• Cash book reporting
• Petty cash management
• Accounting for sales from our inhouse shop
• Capex
• Posting payroll into the accounts (prepared by a separate bureau)
• Balance sheet reconciliations

The successful candidate will be a part- qualified or qualified accountant with experience of handling VAT is essential as you will be required to work with the London tax department in completing the returns with limited support from the local team. You will need to have a good understanding of payroll including reports, calculations and postings as well as experience of doing month end procedures including balance reconciliations, creating/posting journals.

Having an eye for detail and be able to demonstrate ability to hit deadlines consistently will give you a distinct advantage in your application. You must be available to start work 1st March and be available for the full 12 months. In return you will expect to receive a basic salary of £35,000 and working with a company with excellent values, childcare vouchers, flexible working, pension, 25 days holiday as standard with extras for birthday and Christmas, gym benefits and much more!

If you think you have the skills and experience that my client is looking for and would like to have a confidential chat regarding this role please call Michelle Laight on 01527 591091 or email