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Management Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are delighted to be supporting a highly acquisitive business, based just outside of Harrogate, who are looking for a newly qualified Management Accountant to join their busy finance team. This business has recently completed on their 1st two acquisitions and are set to continue on this route to grow the business further. It is therefore an excellent time to join a highly performing, technology business.

This Management Accountant role will focus on management and financial accounting, broadening and developing your finance skills, whilst also business partnering with the Sales function in the business. The roles primary focus is to provide in-depth analysis every month of the profitability of the company.

Reporting to the Head of Management Accounts with a strong dotted line to the Financial Controller, your role will include the following duties:-

-Producing the monthly management accounts and providing the necessary commentary for any material variances
-Understanding the detailed elements and drivers of cost, accuracy and completeness of customer billing and recognition of revenue
-Coach and develop junior members of the finance team
-Assess, analyse and challenge business performance
-Balance sheets reconciliations
-Presenting the P&L to the CFO on a monthly basis
-Work closely with the Commercial Finance team, looking at commission models to check actuals vs what is in their models
-Business partner with the Sales team to maximise profitability and to understand who drives the business forward

We are looking for newly qualified candidates, however part qualified candidates near exam completion will be considered with the right experience.

Personality is the most important requirement for this role, extensive training will be provided in any areas that you haven't already covered. What is most important, is that you are confident and articulate and aren't afraid to get to know the wider business. This will include regular conversations with non-finance areas of the business and a strong willingness to learn how the entire business works.

If you are interested in hearing more about this great opportunity, then please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.