Interim Management Accountant

Recruiter
Heyland Recruitment
Location
Skelmersdale
Salary
£40,000 - £49,999
Posted
20 Oct 2020
Closes
22 Oct 2020
Ref
1766598496
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Heyland Recruitment are working exclusively with a large, international and market leading business as they look to appoint a competent and experienced Management Accountant on an interim basis. Reporting to the Financial Controller and working within a busy accounts function based at their Lancashire site, the requisition for additional resource is a direct result of an increased workload.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assisting in the smooth and timely running of the monthly close cycle across the group
  • Preparation of management accounts, providing full commentary and analysis
  • Update accruals and prepayments spreadsheets.
  • Delivery of the month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Working with the wider finance team to ensure the group and operating subsidiaries comply with applicable to accounting standards
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting and re-forecasting process through preparation of budgets and submissions to Group
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual statutory and quarterly regulatory reporting obligations of the group
  • Submission of VAT return in line with HMRC guidelines
  • Work with external and internal audit to ensure all audit requirements are met in accordance with the timetables of the European entities
  • Be proactive to identify opportunities to streamline and improve current processes
  • Assist in design and embedding of additional accounting controls

Working as part of a busy, friendly and supportive business unit, the Management Accountant will gain immediate exposure of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be given full autonomy to work collaboratively with all areas of the business, identifying areas of improvement and implementing / improving existing processes.

The ideal candidate will be a confident, technically competent Qualified Management Accountant with an inquisitive approach, excellent time management and experience of presenting financial information to senior management. Candidates that have worked in a larger business and have used an ERP and Excel to a advanced level will be of particular interest.