An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Management Accountant to join an exciting international business with a Farnborough based HQ. This position will be working closely with the division’s Finance Director, and will have management accounting responsibilities across multiple entities, interacting with the wider business to ensure the accuracy of accounts and reporting.

Joining the business in an exciting period of development, the Management Accountant will play a key role in the successful development and deployment of services and operations to deliver a forward looking, modern finance function.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of highly accurate, informative and timely financial and management reports, including:
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations, to ensure integrity and a thorough understanding
  • Half year and full year reporting in line with Group requirements
  • Annual budget and periodic forecast preparation with detailed support
  • Financial, commercial and project analysis to support the business
  • Thorough audit preparation and confident communication with Auditors
  • Continually implementing and improving effective controls and processes
  • Ensuring all transactions are processed in accordance with the correct accounting treatment and standards
  • Business partnering to ensure key business drivers are understood by the wider business and actions taken to improve business performance
  • Statutory accounts preparation
  • Preparation of Corporation tax schedules and VAT returns

Key skills of the Management Accountant:

  • A qualified Accountant – ACA, CIMA, ACCA
  • 2 years + post qualification experience
  • Technically strong, with a high level of management accounting expertise essential
  • Analytically competent and naturally inclined to challenge processes and procedures to find practical alternatives
  • Proactive, conscientious and inquisitive with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Fully conversant with UK GAAP with IFRS knowledge
  • The ability to quickly adapt to a complex operating environment and engender confidence through involvement with department heads, senior management and financial staff
  • A confident individual with strong communication skills at all levels and across all disciplines
  • Systems proficiency in Sage, Excel and general accounting and reporting software

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Job Reference: CS251a

Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum

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