Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 10240
  • Date Posted: 3 October 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Additional Benefits
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: Northamptonshire

Department: Accounts

Job type: Full Time

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000
(Part Qualified Candidates / Finalist)

Job I.D: 10240

Purpose of the Post

The Management Accountant will provide hands on assistance to the Finance Manager and support to the finance team to ensure a quality service is being provided to internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, the Management Accountant will support the day to day workings of the finance team enabling improved business performance, profitability and future growth as well as effective, accurate and timely processing of financial information.
Organisational Relationships

The post holder will be directly accountable to the Finance Manager for the overall performance of the role.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Preparation of the monthly management accounts
*Prepayments and accruals
*Reviewing the actuals with the Regional Managers
*Investigate/analyse costs
*Variance analysis to budget
*Bank Reconciliations
*Present results to Finance Manager
*Production of Management accounts for the smaller entities
*Monitoring Contracts and other income to ensure revenue is recorded accurately
*Completing balance sheet reconciliations for review by the Finance Manager
*Maintaining and controlling the Fixed Asset register
*Petty cash Reconciliation
*To update the Performance management forecasting sheet
*Assisting the Finance Manager in comprising annual budgets and forecasts where necessary
*Analysing the cost of utilities and provide solutions on cost savings
*Responsibility of Finance ensuring company notified when monies received
*Ensuring Business rates are fully paid and claimed.
*Maintain the rents and service charges file
*Provide monthly summaries to the operations team
*Assisting in related project work
*Any other duties to support the Finance Manager to ensure an efficient output and control of accounting functions
Ideal Candidate
*Finalist of a professional accounting qualification (ACCA,CIMA)
*Highly organised individual with the ability to work in a team and on their own initiative