Management Accountant (Temporary)

Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- West Midlands -- Shropshire -- Shipley
Job Type
18 February 2021

Management Accountant (Temporary)
Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire
Contract Type: Temporary
About the Company:
The company is looking to appoint an experienced management accountant on a temporary basis to provide support in the preparation of accurate and timely company management accounts and provide technical guidance on financial matters.
Management Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with auditors.
  • Preparation of lead schedules with supporting analysis where needed
  • Assist with the year-end reconciliations, analysis, and reports for the statutory accounts
  • Assist with the processing of the financial year ends through Microsoft Navision
  • Provide sample data for the auditors, review of stock, cash, and ledger postings etc to ensure a clean 'cut- off'
  • Investigating site contribution, working with the existing finance team and the heads of department to analyse and understand individual site performance
  • Assist the management accountant with the review of ESCo business performance and ensuring consistency of reporting across different sites
  • Balance sheet reporting and analysis
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Provide assistance in analysing of engineering labour costs by job type, and review of utilisation rates
  • Ad hoc ledger assistance
  • Journal postings
  • Provide support on VAT returns
  • Provide support on dealing with VAT queries
  • Assist with the review of Microsoft Navision reporting with a view to upgrading to the next gen solution.
Management Accountant Requirements:
  • Ability to operate and develop an integrated ERP system (Microsoft NAV)
  • Advanced PC Skills (Excel skills - including V look ups and pivot tables)
  • Sound, technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Proactive, self- starting ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexible and willing to assist in other areas of Finance
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to analyse and interpret large volumes of data into helpful management information
  • Team player with the ability to cooperate with staff responsible for primary accounting records
  • Ability to cooperate with departmental managers to design and deliver helpful management information output
  • Qualified (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Minimum of 2 years- experience working within similar position
  • Experience of producing management accounts in a busy finance function and of providing a successful business partnering service.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft NAV - preferable but not essential
  • Knowledge of JET reporting or similar Power BI reporting - preferable but not essential
  • Hands on ledger experience and ability to assist in both monthly management accounts and year-end statutory accounts preparation
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to work large volumes of data into meaningful summary reports for review and action by the wider business
  • A self-starter with a strong 'can do' attitude. Flexibility is key as the work mix can vary from day to day
  • Strong reporting and accounting skills
  • Experience of Microsoft Navision would be an advantage but strong general ledger and Excel skills (pivot tables and vlookups) are a must have.
If you think that you are suitable for this Management Accountant role, please apply now!

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