Management Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Reading, Berkshire / Berkshire
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted
13 Oct 2021
Closes
10 Nov 2021
Ref
JN -102021-3613627
Contact
Steve Smith
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are seeking a qualified Management Accountant to join an exciting high profile Energy business based in Reading. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you'll provide accurate & timely delivery of financial performance reports and monthly management accounts, take an active role in budgeting and forecasting activities and provide financial expertise to support business decision-making.

Client Details

We are seeking a qualified Management Accountant to join an exciting high profile Energy business based in Reading. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you'll provide accurate & timely delivery of financial performance reports and monthly management accounts, take an active role in budgeting and forecasting activities and provide financial expertise to support business decision-making.

Description

You will support the Group Financial Controller in providing accurate and timely financial information, supporting month-end activities and delivering business-critical reporting information to senior management and the wider Finance community in line with business requirements.

Key tasks will include:

  • Preparation of month end reports applying knowledge of financial and management accounting
  • Preparation of monthly Management Accounts of multiple entities with variance analysis
  • Production of periodic forecasting and budgeting submissions
  • BS account reconciliations using judgement to highlight and investigate key and unexpected variances providing supporting commentary when required
  • Supporting the Group Financial Controller in projects as and when they arise
  • Identify and action process improvement initiatives and opportunities.

Profile

Candidate Criteria:

- Qualified with a professional accounting body (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

- Strong communication and business-partnering skills

- Good knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures

- Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly Excel)

- ERP software experience (e.g. SAP, HFM, Oracle or similar) would be advantageous

- Ability to work independently, target focused and result driven, strong ability to bring about change, energetic and driven taking a hands-on approach and develops an atmosphere of confidence, respect, and trust, acts as a role model within the team, strong service and customer orientation.

If you're a qualified accountant or auditor with a commercial mindset and the ability to work both autonomously and confidently in a dynamic, changing business environment - this is the ideal role for you!

Job Offer

What's in it for you?

- Attractive basic salary between £45,000-£55,000 + Extensive Benefits + Generous Annual Bonus

- Opportunities to progress to senior roles/other areas of finance in the future

- Scope to influence and shape financial processes & procedures

- Business-partner with numerous teams and key stakeholders including senior leadership

- Potential first step into industry for Audit/Practice background candidates

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