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Working Solutions Recruitment Specialists
Ludlow Office: 01584 877677

Management Accountant

Position Overview:
The role of Management Accountant has become available due to internal re-structure. The position reports to the UK divisional Financial Controller and will also be critical in partnering the management teams at the Leominster site.
The key responsibilities will be to assist in the preparation of the monthly Management Accounts, Quarterly Forecasts and Annualised Budgets as well as supporting on developing the three-year strategic plan. Monthly forecasts will also be required for the business to support internally the supply chain and other parts of the operation. This is a key role within the UK business

An overview of responsibilities includes:

Assist in preparation of

Monthly management accounts preparation, review, commentary, and action plan
Monthly forecasts for internal review and action with management team
Quarterly forecasts for review and submission
Annualised budget preparation and presentation and submission
Capex proposal preparation


Support preparation of three-year strategic plans
Customer profitability assessment and decision on credit limits or support analysis for onward escalation for authorisation via SharePoint system
Support Management Teams for preparation of management information as required
Maintain and improve costing system, review, and advise areas for improvement as a result of analysing the relevant data across UK sites
Assist with adhoc report reports as required
Assisting with external and group advisors, i.e. auditors, insurers, treasury, banking, etc.
Identification of areas for process improvement either within the business or how we operate with the Business Support Centre

Candidate Profile
You are known for being focussed on the task in hand and being hands on, relentless in your pursuit of excellence and for delivering success in everything you do. You are an engaging individual, capable of creating and maintaining confidence from stakeholders across the business. You will have a strong attention to detail and be a keen team player. You will also be interested in how the business operates and contribute in other aspects of the operation.

Experience

Experience within finance environment with exposure to commercial transactions and operations
Experience of working in a high paced company environment

Qualifications

Professionally qualified ACMA/ACCA … will consider Part Qualified

Personal Competence and Skills

Ability to prioritise duties while maintaining flexibility
Strong organisation skills with structured and systematic approach to delivering solutions
Delivery of results during periods of change and within associated deadlines
Customer focussed, always keeping the needs and requirements of key stakeholders at the forefront of all activities
Ability to achieve results and show accountability
Ability to work with others in a positive manner
Strong relationship builder, with key Stakeholders
Proactive and solution focused
Good communication skills including ability to identify areas that require escalation
Confidence and ability to follow direction while maintaining integrity and reliability of information
Excellent IT skills (ERP systems and Microsoft Office)

Key Performance Indicators

Timely delivery of all required outputs (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual activities)
Assist in delivery of monthly reports, KPIs and information to Business Units and within the FR team
Ensure compliance to Group Reporting timetable

Personal Values and Attitude

Dedicated to seeing tasks through to completion
High levels of drive and personal commitment to achieve success
Remains calm when under pressure
Inquisitive and capable of identifying underlying issues
Adopts a solution driven focus to problems
Positive and driven individual
Strong team player
Able to work independently and with minimal supervision

Pension: Membership to the Company Pension Scheme
Other: Profit related bonus & opportunity to join Sharesave scheme
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Holidays: 33 days per annum (including Bank Holidays)

This is a fantastic role for the right person, if that sounds like you then please send your CV to andrew@workingsolutions.co.uk or call on 01584 877677. Working Solutions are acting as an agency on this position and only those candidates able to work in the UK need apply.