Management Accountant

Recruiter
Artisan Biscuits
Location
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Salary
Up to £40,000pa dependent on level of experience
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
07 Jun 2018
Ref
14980A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Management Accountant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant to join a market-leading and innovative business, based just outside Ashbourne in Derbyshire. The Company creates high quality biscuits made by real people, not robots.

The principle aim of the Management Accountant is to provide day-to-day financial management support to the business. You will be an active part of the local management team.

This role would suit a candidate who has the confidence to recommend improvements and make decisions but is not afraid to get stuck into the detail themselves.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to) the following:

Management accounting

  • With assistance from others in the Finance team, lead the monthly management accounts process.
  • Prepare analysis of variances to budget and prior year.
  • With assistance from the Finance Team, ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are completed to deadlines.

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and forecasting process (including P&L, CAPEX and cash flow)
  • Assist with the production and reporting of financial KPIs within the business.
  • Proactively manage costs within budgets and work on increasing profitability throughout the business.
  • Assist with product costing and customer pricing decisions including BOM

Financial accounting

  • Assist as necessary with statutory returns such as monthly VAT returns, EC sales lists and payroll taxes.
  • Ensure accurate inventory valuation within the accounting system (including raw materials, WIP and finished goods).
  • Assist with management of the debtors and creditors ledgers - including ensuring timely cash collections from customers.
  • Assist with the external audit process.
  • Assist with the maintaining of effective systems of internal controls.

Other

  • Assist with the implementation of a new ERP system (scheduled for “go-live” from July-18).
  • Become a super-user of the new ERP system.
  • Performing other ad hoc duties and assignments as deemed necessary by the Head of Finance or Directors.

Requirements:

  • You’ll be a qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) accountant, with a minimum of 1 year post-qualification experience within industry.
  • You will need to have a rounded management accounting experience with great technical accounting skills
  •  Must possess the willingness & acumen to work with other departments to drive the profitability of the business.

All Candidates must have the right to work in the UK, and have necessary experience to fulfil the responsibilities.

Salary for the role: Up to £40,000pa dependent upon level of previous experience 

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