Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chichester
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-27 00:00:00
Reference: 096110924
Contact Name: Jessica Harfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 10:48

Job Description

Sheridan Maine has been chosen to exclusively recruit a permanent Management Accountant for a prestigious client based in Chichester. This role is working within a medium sized finance department, reporting to the Financial Director. You will be responsible for partnering with the business units, managing budgets / forecasts, owning the P&L and adding value to wider functions. In return you will be rewarded with a competitive benefits package.

Our client has a respectable reputation spanning over centuries. Due to business demands and an impressive growth strategy, the business is looking to strengthen their finance team at their Head Office.

Duties include:

• Producing and maintaining budgets and forecasts
• Timely Management Accounts reflecting performance to forecasts
• Commentary for P&L
• Business partnering
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Analysis work in Excel
• VAT preparation and review
• Producing Excel statutory account files, Trial Balance, P&L and balance sheet
• Attending year end stock takes
• Support with Auditor queries
• Ensuring management receive accounts and commentary that can be fully understood or explained to enable them to run the business

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

• PQ or qualified ACCA / CIMA desirable but not essential
• Ability to work to an intermediate / advanced level on Excel and comfortable working with large data sets
• Proven experience working in a commercial accounts position
• Working knowledge of ERP systems
• Flexible to work to business demands
• Ability to identify improvements and efficiencies

In return you will receive:

• Generous holiday entitlement
• Annual company bonus scheme
• Generous employee discounts on products and services
• Save As You Earn scheme
• Membership of the leisure facilities
• Private dental, optical, critical illness and alternative therapies
• Pension Plan
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Free car parking

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