Management Accountant

Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: 10392/001_1571151819
Contact Name: Allison Hodgkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2019 16:03

Job Description

Resourcery Group are working with a growing and acquisitive company on the Fylde Coast who are looking to strengthen their team with an additional Management Accountant.

The Management Accountant is a key role within the business, with direct responsibility for accounting and reporting of all the entities.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the month end process, including preparation of the management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and control, and detailed variance analysis on expenditure
  • Production of monthly financial performance reports for executive review
  • Bank and cash management, including short-term and long range cash forecasting and balance optimisation
  • Developing and maintaining forecast models and ownership of the annual budgeting cycle and rolling re-forecasting routines
  • Preparation of the year-end audit files and key point of contact for external auditors
  • Preparation of VAT / CT tax returns / coordinate with Group tax advisers
  • External reporting to EFL and other related organisations
  • Responsibility for intra-group transfers and reconciliations
  • Support the continuing professional development of other junior members of the finance team
  • Provide financial support & analysis to the Heads of Department to enable their understanding of the financial performance for their areas

Knowledge and skills

  • Highly developed understanding of financial/management accounting practices
  • Budgeting/forecasting/modelling
  • Advanced Excel / MS office ability
  • Competency with SAGE or similar financial accounting software
  • Experience in business partnering

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Passed finalist / newly qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a finance role
  • Degree educated / strong academic background

This role is commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Fleetwood, Lancaster, Lytham St Annes etc.