Management Accountant

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
salary dependent on experience
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant

Salary dependent on experience

Location: Abergavenny, South Wales

Full time

Job Description

Due to expansion and service growth, Synergy Health Laboratory Services (SHLS) Finance Team based in Abergavenny, South Wales are looking for a Management Accountant.

Duties include:

·Accounting for all sites, including monthly accounts, sales analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, and ensuring appropriate controls are maintained.

·Preparation of Management Accounts, including:

Prepare P&L per period by cost centre

Allocation of costs to business areas

Prepare Balance Sheet schedules and reconciliations

Prepare and post Month end journals

Perform cost and variance analyses

Prepare and analyse detailed monthly sales data

Reconcile and publish monthly revenue in management accounts

·Assist with statutory audit requirements

·Assist with statutory account preparation

·Review all financial control accounts and processes, for example -bank reconciliations

·Assist with preparation of tax returns and schedules as required

·Assist with preparation and operation of budgets, including:

Prepare schedules and reconciliations

Provide feedback to budget holders

·Preparation and operation of cash flows, including preparing schedules and reconciliations

·Manage procurement system data management, including:

update price changes and stock variances

Investigate pricing queries and assist with quantity queries

Provide user support re. new items / new suppliers

·Manage inventory accounting, including:

Periodic / annual counts

Performance of monthly and annualclose

·Report all incidents and adverse events to manager

·To comply with the relevant area of the SHLS Quality Manual

·To undertake any other reasonable duty, when requested to do so by an appropriate manager.

·Demonstrate on going competency against training plans and participate positively in CPD (continuous professional development) activities

Desired Skills and Experience

·A fast learner with excellent attention to detail

·Highly organised with the ability to work under pressure

·Very good numeracy and computer literacy to an advanced standard in excel and general standard in Microsoft Office packages.

·A results driven individual with the confidence to interact positively with non-finance and senior management

·Good report writing and communication skills demonstrating the ability to explain complex, technical information to non-financial staff.

·Good leadership skills and a confident ‘team player’ approach to work

·Good time-keeping, reliability and adaptability

·Ability to achieve professional qualification

·Ambitious, commercial and proactive

·Qualified, or Part-qualified (Finalist) in ACCA, CIMA or equivalent with a demonstrable desire to qualify within 12 months


·Healthcare sector experience

·Demonstrable understanding of, and ability to create, budgets and business cases

·Able to understand and create cash flow projections and statements

·Knowledge of stock records and systems

·Costing experience

·Evidence of agreeing and achieving realistic and relevant objectives demonstrating a focused / goal orientated approach

·Good knowledge of accounting standards

·Good knowledge of bookkeeping

·Good knowledge of how a business operates

·Basic knowledge of auditing standards

·Basic knowledge of CT, VAT, PAYE

·SAGE user

·A Bachelor’s degree SAGE user

About Us

Synergy Health Laboratory Services (SHLS), part of the SYNLAB Group, provides accredited Toxicology and General Pathology services to many high profile clients spanning a wide variety of industry sectors.

SHLS wide ranging General Pathology analytical portfolio includes virology, haematology, immunology, biochemistry, microbiology, environmental monitoring and substance identification.