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Management Accountant

Permanent
Warrington
North West
£38000 - £43000 per annum
Job 10465/001_1587470652
29-04-2020 06:50 PM
Resourcery Group are working on behalf of a leading sub-£30m turnover business services company, part of a diverse £150m t/o listed PLC, to recruit a commercially and operationally astute Management Accountant who can take ownership of the day-to-day running of finance in support of a leading Finance Director. In what is, a fast-paced and high growth (organic and acquisitive) environment, the Management Accountant will be given the opportunity to position themselves as the potential future Financial Controller. This is a rare opportunity for a career-focused Management Accountant.

Based a commutable distance from Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn, our client has experienced rapid growth in recent years and up until the lockdown was forecast growth to £60m in the next 3 years. Understandably, the business is experiencing a short-term slowdown driven by exogenous market influences, namely COVID-19. They remain confident that there is growing demand for their services and anticipate a swift return to business as usual later in 2020 and into 2021.

As Management Accountant you will focused on month end and day-to-day finance management including cash, weekly KPI reporting, cash forecasting. The business partnering element will grow over time as you focus initially on the basics and reducing the time it takes to complete month end. You will be trusted to get on with closing the month end with some support and direction from the FD.

This is a growing and changing business and as such the Management Accountant needs to be flexible and adaptable. Responsibilities include:

Preparation of the monthly management accounts including variance analysis
Preparation of monthly flash an dreporting pack
Assisting with weekly cash forecast, weekly KPI reporting, and monthly board pack
Maintain accounting records including cash book, sales ledger, purchase ledger, fixed asset register
Bank reconciliations
Preparation and reconciliation of VAT returns
production of year end group reporting packs
Assisting with completion of year-end tax packs
Assisting with completion of annual financial statements (statutory accounts).
Liaison with external auditors
Liaison between payroll and site to ensure accurate payroll processing
Preparation of monthly contract reports for clients
Monitoring of property leases and other commercial agreements to ensure accurate invoicing of Rent, other income and recharged expenses
Supporting the FD in driving financial performance of the business and in building the financial awareness of site managers.
Assistance with the preparation of annual budgets
Applicants should be:

CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified or late part-qualified
Experiencing of owning the month end close
Capable of delivering improvements to the month end process
Capable of working as a finance business partner to senior finance and non-finance stakeholders
Who are Resourcery Group?
We are one of the North West's most experienced and well-networked, independent Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation recruitment consultancies.

Resourcery Group have grown quickly since inception and are now considered as the go-to recruitment partner and trusted adviser of many of the region's leading businesses, from owner-managed, PE-backed to listed PLCs.

We are sector agnostic, finance specific. A local market expert with national reach.

Resourcery Group specialise in the identification, attraction, resourcing and retention providing our clients with a diverse pool of talent drawn from the Executive, Sub-Executive, Mid-Market and Newly Qualified markets for Industry & Commerce.

Please visit our website: www.resourcerygroup.com for more information on the business ethos and how we create value as part of the recruitment cycle, complimenting internal talent teams.

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