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Management Accountant

  • Location:

    Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stefan Hutchinson

  • Contact email:

    stefan.hutchinson@weareoliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-032021-136947_1615980023

  • Published:

    etwa 2 Stunden her

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our Clients Finance Team is expanding and we have an exciting opportunity available for a Management Accountant! In this role you will be required to provide accounting support within the Finance team, to ensure key financial close and day to day activities are complete in a robust and timely manner. The role will also act as a key supporting role for Senior Manager but also play a key role in the development of Assistant Management Accountants.

What would your main responsibilities be?

  • Lead and ownership in the preparation of monthly lead schedules and support any statutory audit requirements
  • Support in delivery of audit deliverables
  • Work with various stakeholders to support the development of understanding of key business processes and develop commercial and operational understanding
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and provide first input into monthly management accounts
  • Presentation of monthly numbers to the Senior Manager
  • Provide Senior Manager with concise, and clear updates and ensure all issues are escalated in a timely manner
  • Support Senior Manager in ensuring strong month end controls and adherence to deadlines to support wider group reporting requirements
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations for assigned responsible areas of the balance sheet and be first point of review for work performed by the Assistant Management Accountant
  • Lead process of process documentation and controls for all assigned areas and ensure consistency across all documented processes
  • Maintain and improve standardisation of tasks and processes
  • Management and development of assistant management accountants
  • Management and development of 2IC
  • Supporting the Understanding and investigation of variance analysis relating to actuals vs budgets and forecasts and work closely with the commercial team
  • Shadow and work closely with the Senior Manager Develop strong cross functional partnerships with across various departments (Fuel, Merchandising, Operations and Maintenance, Payroll, HR), documenting minutes and actions of key discussions
  • Support on the finance system transformation process with functional leads to continue the Finance Share Services transformation
  • Support the commercial finance team with information and performance analysis to drive decision making for local teams
  • Lead in the preparation and review of accurate site p&l's for responsible functional are to ensure all numbers reported are accurate and discrepancies understood and investigated
  • Working closely with Finance Manager or Senior Manager to ensure local GAAP requirements are applied correctly in the financial close process
  • Other Adhoc projects

Do you have what it takes?

  • Part-qualified/ qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) and appreciation of general accounting
  • Accounting/Finance Degree

What are the benefits

  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Work Anniversary Awards
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service
  • Learning & Development
  • Our People
  • Free Eye Test
  • Progression & Career Opportunities
  • Compassionate Leave

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