A market leading business with offices in multiple international locations needs a Management Accountant to join the central Finance team, based in brand new offices in Leeds city centre. Reporting to a Senior Finance Manager and with responsibility for all financial management information relating to a specific business unit, you will be the main finance business partner contact for non-finance colleagues.Duties include: Work closely with finance and non-finance colleagues to prepare budgetsPrepare financial statements including P&L, balance sheet reconciliations, cost reports and variance analysisManage work in progress reports with variance analysis to ensure tight cost controlWork with senior finance colleagues to identify and reduce costMonthly and weekly finance reports including detailed flash reporting and commentary The appointment will initially be to cover a 9month period of maternity leave. The business is a market leader in a stable sector, making it likely that a permanent opportunity will be identified towards the end of the maternity cover.To be considered for the role you will need to be: Qualified accountant either CIMA / ACCA / ACAStrong technical accounting skills and the ability to interpret financial information in a concise and logical wayStrong analytical skillsWell developed networking skills with the ability to build strong relationshipsA track record of producing concise and informative reports to tight deadlines. On offer is a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, along with the chance to join a market leading, international business operating in a stable sector. Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.