Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 10303
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £180 to £230
  • Bonus/Benefits: parking/canteen
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Interim Management Accountant. Our client, a large company based in Leicester, part of a group, has engaged Paul Mitchell Associates to recruit an Interim Management Accountant. You will be a fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) and have a strong background within the following areas;

Purpose of Role
Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role takes ownership of the monthly profit and loss account and balance sheet. The role deals with multiple currencies providing monthly analysis and reporting to key stakeholders as well as supporting on financial reviews and audits.

This is a varied role and as such the candidate must be a self-starter, independent and confident in dealing with a range of stakeholders, multiple currencies and GAAP differences. The successful candidate will be customer focussed, technically minded with effective communication skills and ability to build enduring relationships. Previous experience in a management accounting role and very good excel skills are pre-requisites.

The role will be responsible for;
*To manage and accurately account for the monthly profit and loss and balance sheet
*To prepare/and or review any monthly provisions and accruals as requested
**To prepare the VAT return
*To reconcile the intercompany on a monthly basis and support in aligning the local books to the general ledger system
*To explain and provide commentaries on monthly and year-to-date profit and loss account variances to key stakeholders

Role Responsibilities (continued)
*To support the Financial Accountant on the financial reviews and audits of all entities including ensuring accurate accounting to local GAAP
*To support in the preparation and review of key deliverables and reporting packs as required

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
*Qualified Accountant with an ACA or CIMA or ACCA
*Strong technical accounting knowledge
*Advanced Excel skills
*Experience in a management accounting role
*Experience of monthly and month end reporting - including preparation of reporting packs, commentary, key analysis and routine accounting tasks (balance sheet reconciliations etc).

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
*Post qualification experience within industry
*Experience of working in practice (ideally Big 4)
*Statutory accounts experience

For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404