Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 00027255-1
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £40,722
  • Sector: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Insurance & Superannuation, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Management Accountant
Leeds (Home-working, with limited travel as required)
£40,722 per annum
Our client is recruiting for a motivated Management Accountant to lead a small specialist team, responsible for the record-to-report financial process and monthly financial reports.
Who are they?
They own and manage more than 18,000 homes and they’re developing thousands more. They’re ambitious and serious about making themselves first choice for their customers, helping everyone to live in a quality home they can afford. They are also serious about being the first choice for employees and so they’re investing significantly in their systems, ways of working and their culture.
What will you be doing?
The Management Accountant is an interesting and varied role leading a specialist team regarding the record-to-report financial process but with the opportunity to work with a range of internal and external stakeholders on projects, process improvement, and ad-hoc accounting queries.
Key accountabilities include:
Leading month end financial reporting, including development of the management accounts reporting, developing the financial controls and ensuring it is delivered on time and to quality.
Coaching, development and performance management of the team.
Assisting the development of systems, policies and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of the company’s finance, including assessing and implementing required changes
Providing pragmatic accounting support to other divisions in relation to new product offerings, propositions, VFM and strategic initiative along with resolving ad-hoc accounting queries
Developing and managing key relationships with internal and external customers.
Ensuring clear communication with relevant senior management in order to determine customers’ requirements and priorities.
Additional details included on Role profile.
What are they looking for?
What matters most to them is that you own the work you do to achieve impact by delivering results and creating trust with their customers. They want you to be able to do this with pride and passion. They also want you to have fun along the way! If you have strong accounting experience with a professional qualification and strong leadership skills, this could be the perfect opportunity! Additional key requirements include:
Strong accountancy experience with a professional accounting qualification.
Good experience and technical working knowledge relevant to month end financial reporting.
Proven record of leading a team.
Excellent IT skills including strong excel.
Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).
Ability to manage workloads, ensuring accurate and timely production of information under minimum supervision.
Ability to be methodical & accurate with an eye for detail
Ability to work in a team environment.
Experience of working in the social housing sector.
Experience of automating processes and building workflows.
Regulatory reporting experience.
What can you expect from them?
They offer a salary of £40,722 per annum for a 35 hour week, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays. They also have a reward package to suit everyone – from a variety of retail discounts to a contributory pension scheme where they will match your contributions up to 9%.
So if you want to be part of the team that makes a real positive difference every day and work for an organisation that prioritises its people and its customers then they want to hear from you!
This is a full time (35 hours per week) role. Due to Covid-19 this role is likely to be undertaken remotely so could be based around Yorkshire but contractually based at their Leeds Head Office.
The closing date for applications will be Sunday 8th November. Interviews will be held on a remote basis so you will be required to download the relevant software.
Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager and this will be considered as a potential 12-month secondment opportunity.
Our client is proactively working to implement its equality, diversity and inclusion policy. They positively welcome and support diversity in their workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community