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Heyland Recruitment Ltd
Management Accountant - 12 month FTC
Cheshire
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Job Description

My client, a market leading specialist services organisation based in Warrington is looking to recruit a talented and experienced Management Accountant to support the delivery of effective and efficient financial reports, control and compliance. Operationally, the management accountant ensures that financial information is accurate and timely in its delivery to support decision making.

Responsibilities:

* To support the development of quick, accurate and accessible management information for all key stakeholders with a range of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports. This will include the reporting of Key Performance Indicators and metrics.
* To support the production of accurate management accounts, including P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flow, cost centre reports and variance analysis.
* To prepare and process general ledger journals as defined by the Corporate Finance Manager, ensuring accounting records are accurately maintained and routine monthly reporting timetable is met.
* To complete defined Balance Sheet Reconciliations as part of the month end process ensuring reconciling items are cleared in a timely manner.
* To manage the process of accounting for fixed assets to ensure that carrying values are correctly stated, assets are capitalised in a timely manner, depreciation and amortisation are correctly recognised and impairment issues are reflected as they arise.
* To support the Corporate Finance Manager in ensuring that there are no issues during the year-end audit process, the accounts are unqualified and there is clear communication with the external auditors.
* To support the preparation and consolidation of quarterly forecasts, annual budget and 10 year plans. This will include attendance at formal reviews, on-going challenge to budget holders to ensure robust out turn estimates and maintaining risks and opportunity trackers
* Preparation of Statutory Accounts to recognised accounting standards
* Financial analysis and production of ad hoc reports in line with the requirements of the Corporate Finance Manager.
* Assistance in the development and implementation of processes, controls and changes to the ERP system.
Skills/Attributes required

* Part Qualified Level or above.
* Very strong excel skills and ability to work with large quantities of data essential.
* Strong communicator, able to elicit information from stakeholders at all levels.
* MS Office
* Knowledge of major Finance ERP systems
* Analytical mind with the ability to translate detailed and complex information into concise and coherent management information.
* Must be diligent and use own initiative to resolve issues.
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships within the finance team and across the business.

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