Management Accountant

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP40000/annum
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cooper Lomaz have a new position for a Management Accountant to join a highly successful and expanding finance team based in Peterborough. The organisation continues to expand through both acquisition and organic means which is resulting in increased work within the Finance team. Reporting into the Finance Manager, as Management Accountant you will take ownership for the production of period end Management Accounts as well as reporting on key business unit analytics that will support further growth locally. The role will also play a key role in ensuring that business unit Directors and stakeholders have better clarity on financial performance against plan, whilst also having better insight on areas for cost saving against budget.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
- Preparation of monthly Management Accounts for multiple subsidiaries to demanding Group deadlines with accompanying variance analysis
- Utilise the reports produced to influence business decisions to maximise business unit profitability and performance
- Business partner with stakeholders and Directors of subsidiaries to give insight on performance vs target and discuss how business unit is tracking
- Weekly reporting on sales and margins
- Support with budgets, forecasts and P&L management

The successful candidate will ideally be either a finalist or qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent). Prior experience within a management accounts based environment is highly desirable combined with experience business partnering with senior stakeholders. Candidates will need to demonstrate an analytical mind and proactive approach with the ability to utilise key financials and reports before influence business decisions. Strong Excel skills will be key within this role.

For the successful candidate, the role offers fantastic career development prospects. For those candidates that are still studying their accountancy qualification, study support will be offered for the right candidate.