Management Accountant

30000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP34000/annum
12 Apr 2017
27 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an ambitious qualified accountant looking for a new challenge? Are you keen to be part of a global group of companies who have maintained their position as one of Europe's leading manufacturers through continued growth and investment?

If so, Elevation Senior Finance are currently looking to recruit a qualified Management Accountant to join this prestigious Sheffield based business.
Reporting directly to the Financial Controller the successful candidate will take full control of the monthly management accounts whilst also getting fully involved in the budget and planning process.

This role requires someone with strong technical competencies as well as an outgoing, confident personality as you will be attending meetings with various stakeholders across the business. These will include: Site and head office finance team; Production Management; Continuous Improvement and Budget holders.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

The role of the Management Accountant will be to develop and maintain accurate financial records, management controls and processes to ensure that management makes well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, growth & profitability.

*Prepare year-end accounts for submission
*Assist in preparing draft budget/forecasts for review by senior management team
*Develop and maintain the standard costing system and bill of materials
*Create and update costs for fixed processes and ancillary departments
*Perform Product and Customer profitability analyses
*Involvement in cycle counting/periodic stock checks and inventory valuation management.
*Involvement in implementation of new ERP system
*Liaise with internal and external auditors
*Provide monthly & bi-monthly financial reports consistent with HQ & Division reporting timetable
*Generating and investigating stock queries and evaluating process losses
*Variance analysis on costs for input into the weekly KPI's/ circulation to departmental managers
*Monitoring and forecasting spend and cash flow against budgets
*Provide financial support to Operations, Continuous Improvement and Commercial departments
*Involvement in process development and production efficiency
*Develop financial systems and policies through IT system implementation and onwards
*Provide assistance and holiday cover for management accountant and accounts staff
*Ad hoc reporting and investigation of any items as identified by the Finance Manager & Senior Management Team

The successful Management Accountant will need to be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and experience:

*ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
*Strong IT skills able to lead the development of ERP and financial systems
*Must be a team player and possess high levels of integrity
*Ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and flexible with respect to working hours
*Committed to a continuous improvement philosophy
*Self-starter and action-oriented
*Willing to challenge norms and suggest new ideas
*Excellent analytical and numerical skills
*Strong communication skills particularly communicating financial information for non-finance professionals

If you meet the above requirements, please don't hesitate to contact Elevation Senior Finance and we would be happy to discuss the role in more detail