Management Accountant

Michael Page
Manchester, Greater Manchester
22 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Ruairi Quinn
Contract type
Part time

Management Accounts role which will have responsibilities around budgeting, forecasting, process improvements and operational reporting

Client Details

The client is a growing PE backed Media business based in Manchester city centre


Management Accountant

Assist the Finance Manager with the production of the Management Accounts including:

  • Overhead completion and working with business users to maintain budget control
  • Owning the collation of the project costs in the monthly accounts eg managing the timesheet process to ensure all time related costs are in by month end, working with the purchase ledger clerk to ensure timely inputting of all invoices, ensuring all incentive costs are appropriately allocated
  • Working with the UK Finance Manager to complete the monthly income and to ensure that income is accurately accounted for
  • Assist with the completion of the UK management accounts pack and over time to own this

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Owning the overhead reforecast for the UK business
  • Supporting the UK Finance Manager in completing the Income and Gross Margin forecasts
  • Working with the UK Finance Manager to complete the UK budget / reforecast pack
  • Providing UK cash flow forecast data to the Group accountant to produce the group cash flow

Operational Support:

  • Provide the weekly flashtime timesheet report and work with the accounts clerk to resolve any issues with UK timesheets
  • Produce key UK operational reports -in particular the utilisation, throughput and other key management reports
  • Working with the rest of the finance team, be a key point of contact for UK operational staff to resolve ad hoc queries and provide additional support and analysis where required
  • Profile

  • Experience working in a people based business
  • Previous experience in a Management Accountant role
  • Working in an international environment and comfortable with dealing with foreign exchange, Transfer Pricing etc..
  • Simple consolidation with some element of foreign exchange
  • Excellent, advanced excel skills - Sage BI experience would be desirable. Examples of where you have streamlined reporting would be very interesting
  • Accustomed to working to deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Confident dealing with non finance staff
  • Job Offer

    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent benefits package
    • Opportunity to join a growing business

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