Management Accountant

Marks Sattin
Leeds, UK
Competitive salary
07 May 2021
25 May 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Management Accountant


9 months FTC, potential for perm

£45K + Benefits

This is a rare opportunity to join this fantastic business who are looking to bring on board a Management Accountant in to their vibrant team.

The Management Accountant assists with the production of timely and accurate monthly management accounts. In addition the role will provide support to the annual and quarterly business planning process. The role must liaise closely with and support the business areas to ensure an accurate representation of the business, ensure close control of expenditure and manage all cost budgets and forecasts.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide detailed and accurate monthly management information to allow senior management to monitor expenditure performance and understand movements.
  • Responsibility for the maintenance of the general ledger, commitments ledger and forecast ledger by ensuring miss-postings are cleared in a timely and accurate fashion, forecast changes are made quickly and commitments are correctly represented for engineer/budget holder spend management
  • Responsible for ensuring the Budget & Forecasting system is maintained for existing and new budget codes.
  • Provide organisation, support and challenge to the engineers and project managers within the Projects team in the production of papers to senior management
  • Rapidly develop successful working relationships which promote trust and confidence in the ability of the finance department to support the Capital Projects and R&I teams;
  • Support the Business Partner with project work and ad-hoc analysis

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experience in ledger maintenance, actual, commitment and forecast or a general accounting environment.
  • Numerate and analytical, able to understand complex financial information and identify key drivers
  • Inquisitive with a desire to learn about a rapidly changing industry; happy asking questions
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Highly motivated with good communication skills
  • Ability to develop good working relationships at all levels within and outside the organisation.

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