Management Accountant

  • Location

    Rotherham, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum + great benefits + progression

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis are working with a large and well-known business who are currently looking for a Management Accountant.

The Management Accountant will support the Finance Team to ensure the delivery of business objectives through the provision and interpretation of key management information. Provide quality information and use this to pro-actively challenge and influence local teams.

As the Management Account you will support the Finance Manager in owning the business financial KPIs. As well as ensuring all daily, weekly and ad-hoc tasks are completed within set timescales, the Management Accountant will strive to continuously improve the efficiency and quality of what we do to support other functions in driving factory efficiencies and reducing site costs.

The Management Accountant will undertake the following duties and responsibilities;
* Production of management accounts for the site
* Balance sheet reconciliations
* Support KPI reporting process
* Cost enquiries and commercial decision support
* Development and updating of standard costs in ERP system
* Monthly / Quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting process
* Conduct regular business reviews with Commercial and Operations to ensure adherence to business KPI's
* Preparation of business analysis to track trend performance of key metrics to identify root cause of performance issues and impact of countermeasures
* Improving value of management information
* Business modelling for major projects and business initiatives.
* Preliminary analytical review for discussion with Finance Manager/Managing Director, variance analysis against budget and latest forecast
* Drafting causal analysis bridges and other head office reporting requirements
* Ensuring inventory is correctly stated
* Ensuring financial policies are being adhered to as set out in the company financial guidelines
* Supports Finance Manager in the conduct of their duties
* Supports business change initiatives
* Undertakes ad hoc projects as required
* Challenges current working practises and processes to drive improvement within the finance
* Maintains effective working relationships with the Company's stakeholders and external parties
* Continually develop and improve financial IT systems and processes

The person;
* 1-3 years' experience in manufacturing environment
* Able to prepare and management accounts and KPI's
* Global outlook and exposure to different challenges, cultures and ways of working
* Has a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions
* Has developed and deployed extensive personal and professional networks
* Minimum part qualified CIMA / ACCA
* Ability to progress to more senior roles within the organisation

The benefits;
* 35 days holiday
* Up to 16% combined pension contribution
* Access to Occupational Health
* Career progression