Management Accountant

Employer
Michael Page Finance
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Closing date
Nov 10, 2021

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Job Details

We are seeking a qualified Management Accountant to join an exciting high profile Energy business based in Reading. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you'll provide accurate & timely delivery of financial performance reports and monthly management accounts, take an active role in budgeting and forecasting activities and provide financial expertise to support business decision-making.

Client Details

We are seeking a qualified Management Accountant to join an exciting high profile Energy business based in Reading. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you'll provide accurate & timely delivery of financial performance reports and monthly management accounts, take an active role in budgeting and forecasting activities and provide financial expertise to support business decision-making.

Description

You will support the Group Financial Controller in providing accurate and timely financial information, supporting month-end activities and delivering business-critical reporting information to senior management and the wider Finance community in line with business requirements.

Key tasks will include:

  • Preparation of month end reports applying knowledge of financial and management accounting
  • Preparation of monthly Management Accounts of multiple entities with variance analysis
  • Production of periodic forecasting and budgeting submissions
  • BS account reconciliations using judgement to highlight and investigate key and unexpected variances providing supporting commentary when required
  • Supporting the Group Financial Controller in projects as and when they arise
  • Identify and action process improvement initiatives and opportunities.

Profile

Candidate Criteria:

- Qualified with a professional accounting body (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

- Strong communication and business-partnering skills

- Good knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures

- Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly Excel)

- ERP software experience (e.g. SAP, HFM, Oracle or similar) would be advantageous

- Ability to work independently, target focused and result driven, strong ability to bring about change, energetic and driven taking a hands-on approach and develops an atmosphere of confidence, respect, and trust, acts as a role model within the team, strong service and customer orientation.

If you're a qualified accountant or auditor with a commercial mindset and the ability to work both autonomously and confidently in a dynamic, changing business environment - this is the ideal role for you!

Job Offer

What's in it for you?

- Attractive basic salary between £45,000-£55,000 + Extensive Benefits + Generous Annual Bonus

- Opportunities to progress to senior roles/other areas of finance in the future

- Scope to influence and shape financial processes & procedures

- Business-partner with numerous teams and key stakeholders including senior leadership

- Potential first step into industry for Audit/Practice background candidates

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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