Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are exclusively partnering with a leading and well-established manufacturing/engineering group to recruit a dynamic and hands-on Management Accountant, based in their Hereford, Herefordshire site. This varied Management Accounting position will report directly to the Financial Controller and provide assistance by ensuring finance activities are completed accurately and timely, covering a broad range of accounting duties. The position will offer remote/office hybrid working once you have settled into the business with the opportunity to supervise a small accounting team in the future. Open to finance professional who are qualified by experience, or part-qualified/qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA.
Your new role
Your key duties will involve management accounts preparation and month-end duties, including sales/margin review and analysis, project review against budgets, prepayments, accruals, and fixed asset maintenance. You will be involved in group recharges, stock cycle counts, balance sheet reconciliations, and various projects/ad-hoc duties for the Financial Controller and Senior Management Team. You will prepare weekly cash flow forecasts, assist with the annual audit, remain hands-on with bank reconciliations and postings, CIS subcontract statement preparation, and HMRC submissions. You will support and be involved in ongoing process improvement reviews, along with assisting in the supervision of the purchase ledger officer.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this hands-on and varied Management Accountant role, you will need experience within a similar position, strong communication skills to build both internal and external relationships, with the ability to manage workloads and meet time-constrained deadlines. You will be qualified by experience or part-qualified/qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA, with key attention to detail and strong numerical ability. You will be a team player but also be able to use your initiative with strong problem-solving skills. You will have strong MS Excel skills and be comfortable with various financial systems, a quick learner who wants to help improve processes. Experience within the manufacturing/engineering sectors and sage packages would be advantageous but not essential.
What you'll get in return
This permanent Management Accountant role is offering a salary of £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, dependable on experience, based in Hereford, Herefordshire. Remote/office hybrid working offered once settled in, along with flexible start/finish times, on-site parking, health cash shield, study package if applicable, development/progression opportunities and more. A great opportunity to really add value working within a leading and well-established manufacturing group, reporting directly into the Financial Controller.
What you need to do now
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