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Management Accountant

WD-40 Company
Two Mile Ash, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Category: Accounting Country: United Kingdom

Milton Keynes - Hybrid


Our "Why"

At WD-40 Company we believe that purpose-driven, passionate people guided by our values create amazing outcomes. Our "why" is refreshingly simple - we exist to create positive lasting memories in everything we do. We solve problems. We make things work smoothly. We create opportunities. How we achieve our "why" is by cultivating a tribal culture through learning, teaching and living our values.

Since 1953, our formulation remains a secret. It is no secret that our passion for our people, culture, and brands is what distinguishes us. WD-40 Company has best-in-class products and we seek best-in-class talent.

At WD-40 Company we foster a culture of inclusion where all individuals are recognized, valued, respected, and experience a sense of belonging. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to individual characteristics that make us unique such as our backgrounds, experiences, qualities, talents, traits, beliefs, and preferences.

Snapshot of What We're Looking For

Analytical and detail driven? We are seeking passionate Management Accountant to join WD-40 Company's Award winning European Finance and Accounting team.

Reporting to the European Accounting Manager, this position, will be responsible for the production of regional financial statements, analytical reviews, incisive commentary on the financial results as well as maintaining effective controls.

Collaborating across Northern Europe, the right candidate will be a coordinator for European branch requirements, proactively troubleshoot and seek resolutions to ensure timely and accurate financial reconciliations.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Prepares management accounts, analytical reviews and associated reporting.
  • Ensures complete and accurate recording of all assets and liabilities and timely completion of the financial statements.
  • Maintains and reconciles general ledger accounts monthly, dealing with multiple currencies including revaluation of multiple ledgers.
  • Maintains various balance sheet account reconciliations. Analyses and interprets data to gain a detailed view of the balance sheet whilst ensuring that all reconciliations follow best-practice and can be easily reviewed by management and external auditors.
  • Reviews and analyses Profit and Loss fluctuations.

What You'll Bring To The Role
  • Professional Accounting Qualification ACCA, ACA, or equivalent.
  • Management accounting experience/ERP involvement, working in a commercially focused finance environment, ideally of a subsidiary of an American company.
  • Good knowledge of management accounting, P & L B/S, general ledger, journals, month-end close and accounting standards.
  • Good knowledge of balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Good knowledge of inventory processes and reconciliations.
  • Knows how to complete month-end procedures, reporting and annual processing functions in a timely, compliant and accurate manner.
  • Professional knowledge of maintaining fixed asset registers.
  • Good knowledge of VAT, intrastat, EC sales and reporting to local authorities.

Total Rewards

Why You Should Apply

Our competitive and comprehensive benefits package provides you protection, security, and peace of mind. We offer life-enhancing health, wellness, and financial programs, including profit sharing, annual cash incentive rewards, tuition reimbursement, and a strong pension plan. In addition, we want you to recharge and take time off, so enjoy short-day Fridays, holidays, and an additional paid week off between Christmas and the new year to spend with family and friends!

About Us

Our Values

Please, only consider employment with WD-40 Company if you feel as strongly about our values as we do: We live, breathe, and play by our values every day.
  • We value doing the right thing.
  • We value creating positive lasting memories in all our relationships.
  • We value making it better than it is today.
  • We value succeeding as a Tribe while excelling as individuals.
  • We value owning it and passionately acting on it.
  • We value sustaining the WD-40 Company economy.

Thank you for considering WD-40 Company in your career search! #WD40TribalLife #PositiveLastingMemories


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