Management Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Canterbury
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The role will encompass a full range of Management Accounting duties as well as being able to get full involved in understanding how Stock management impacts the business so would very much suit someone interested in a commercial role working with key stakeholders throughout the business.

Client Details

A well established organisation with an international presence who are performing well in their industry sector.

Description

  • Prepare monthly management accounts for review by Finance Director, involving:
  • Full review and reporting of all Balance Sheet control accounts.
  • Investigations into Inventory transactions.
  • Perform Stock Counting with Production Manager
  • Asset Inventory reconciliation and reporting.
  • Cash management.
  • Identify, post and reconcile accruals and prepayments.
  • Revaluation of balances denominated in foreign currencies to GBP requirements, ensuring that foreign exchange gains / losses are fully understood.
  • Full bank reconciliation from statement, to cash book to GL.
  • Review of postings to overheads, raise journals as necessary and distribute overhead reports and draft cost centre summaries to budget holders for their review.
  • Calculation of key performance indicators for inclusion in management pack.
  • Compilation of final management accounts pack for distribution by the Finance Director.
  • Maintain Sage fixed asset module, updating for asset movements and close at month end.
  • Ensure fixed assets reconciled to nominal ledger accounts.
  • Work with the Finance Director to introduce a capex approval and disposal policy.
  • Responsibility for arranging periodic verifications of the existence of assets.
  • Monitor and report on capex spend against budget.
  • Liaise with Production Manager to ensure that paperwork is received to evidence energy efficiency status of new assets and thus maximise available tax allowances.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, investigating and resolving reconciling items.
  • Check that the sales and purchase ledger control accounts in the nominal ledger agree to the sales and purchase ledgers before the ledgers are closed at the end of the month.
  • Reconcile nominal ledger stock accounts to the inventory control module, investigating differences and posting adjusting journals where necessary.
  • Post petty cash entries from vouchers, claiming input VAT as appropriate.
  • Check coding of miscellaneous sales and other default accounts and raise journals where necessary.
  • Reconcile duty deferment account to statement from HMRC, ensuring any items that do not agree are investigated and followed up.
  • Close nominal ledger when management accounts figures agreed by Finance Director.
  • Prepare monthly acquisitions and dispatches returns, obtain sign-off from Finance Director before submitting the returns online in advance of the relevant deadline.
  • Prepare EC Sales Lists, obtain sign-off from Finance Director before submitting online in advance of the relevant deadline.
  • Prepare VAT return monthly and reconcile to management accounts and nominal ledger accounts.
  • Consolidate monthly figures into quarterly submission format, obtain sign-off from Finance Director before submitting online in advance of the relevant deadline.
  • Raise paperwork for payment of monthly VAT instalments and quarterly balancing payment.
  • Prepare reclaims for VAT incurred in other EU member states, obtain sign-off from Finance Director before submitting online and monitor receipts.

Profile

  • MAAT qualification. CIMA ACCA Part Qualified
  • Knowledge of double entry bookkeeping essential.
  • Understanding of VAT regulations, and of submitting VAT returns.
  • Experience of VAT on international sales and purchases.
  • Experience and understanding of accounting for foreign currency transactions.
  • Advanced excel skills.

Job Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

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