Management Accountant

Recruitment Genius
Letchworth Garden City
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is the world's premier helmet manufacturer. Their helmet systems, combined with face shields, visors, respiratory and communications equipment are in use throughout the world offering protection to personnel in a wide range of occupations.

An exciting opportunity arise for an experienced Management Accountant to join their Finance team in Letchworth Garden City.

Purpose of the job:
To ensure that a system of effective financial control is maintained within the company.

Main Duties and responsibilities:
- To provide the board of directors and senior management with timely and relevant financial information
- The production of monthly management accounts in a timely manner
- Ensuring that the credit control and purchase ledger functions operate effectively and within the parameters established in the cash flow forecasts
- Liaison with the company's external advisors to ensure that current legisiation and best business practice is complied with
- Assisting departmental managers to establish labour and expense budgets, and ensuring that these budgets once approved by the board of directors are achieved
- Where budgets are not achieved, recommending remedial action
- Ensuring that the data held on the company's computer systems are maintained in a secure manner
- Maximising the use of available computer technology to provide senior management with the ability to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the company
- Oversight of Apprenticeship

Desired Skills and Experience:
- Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to promote cooperation between all functional groups within the organization
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Excellent communications skills including the ability to prepare and present reports to a range of audiences
- Able to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and MS Projects.

Qualifications and experience:
- Significant experience in a Management Accountant role
- HNC/degree and/or a professional qualification in a technical and/or related subject matter, CIMA - preferable

Personal skills:
- Ability to work within strict deadlines, without compromising the accuracy of the management information provided
- Used to work in small business and multitasking
- Commercial awareness
- Numeracy and accuracy
- Initiative
- Integrity

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