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Job

Management Accountant

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

  • Contact email:

    faith.collins@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    FC/7681_1557733487

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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We are working with a multibillion turnover leading specialist business who operate throughout the UK and Europe. It's a fantastic business to build your career with, they employ exceptional people who are able to demonstrate their core values of trust, integrity, teamwork, people who are committed to doing a really good job.

The key focus of the role will be to act as the finance lead for Performance Technology and the Finance Shared Service Function. The jobholder will proactively and under direction, review and act on all escalated issues from businesses across AP, AR and GL functions. This will also require the preparation, and analysis of key financial information to enable well-informed decisions on future stability, growth and profitability of the Performance Technology.

What does the role involve?

Management Accounts
- Perform the general ledger function, month-end close process, account reconciliations, manual journal entries, etc.
- Report on causes of variances and resolve issues directly with relevant departments
- Submission of monthly management accounts to Group Finance

Project Work
- Develop the separated balance sheet for management
- Formalise the reconciliation for the balance sheet accounts

Reporting
- Daily and weekly reporting to the management teams and branches on key business performance metrics where necessary
- Monthly reporting covering P&L and Working Capital performance
- Support the quarterly production of the Business Performance Review pack

Cash Flow

Analysis and decision support
- Analyse financial performance, identifying trends and variances, and communicating findings in the appropriate way
- Preparing business plans and base cases for initiatives and projects, conduct initiative tracking and post-implementation reviews

Business Partnering
- Act as the key contact to the shared service functions in the transition period
- Interpreting data, and creating usable information, proactively highlighting trends and potential problems
- Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers

The person;

- Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA Accountant
- Minimum of 3 years post qualification
- Management accounting and reporting - delivering accurate and insightful information

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.