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Management Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Parking, Hybrid working pattern
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

Excellent business in the Leeds area currently requires a CIMA/ACCA qualified Accountant or a part qualified Accountant who is actively studying towards full qualification. Whilst reporting directly into the Head of Management Accounts you will be responsible for producing the management accounts. As well as the production of budgets and ongoing forecasts in the areas of the business you are supporting. You will also be a key point of contact for internal and external stakeholder queries. This role also offers a clear path for progression to Finance Manager after 12-15 months of service.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
*Contribute to the timely completion of month end closure including posting transactions, ensuring an accurate set of management accounts, and updating balance sheet reconciliations.
*Provide meaningful commentary on key variances of monthly performance to budget holders and senior management.
*Act as a key business partner to budget holders across the business, delivering meaningful management information to facilitate delivery of strategic objectives.
*Contribute to the forecasting process, challenging and holding stakeholders to account throughout the process and ensuring accurate, realistic, and achievable forecasts and budgets are completed in line with the agreed timetable.
*Identify opportunities to improve upon existing reporting to enable proactive decision making and improve profitability of the business.
*Act as a key point of contact for the auditors.
*Produce ad hoc financial reports as and when required.
Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

*Be at the finalist stage of the qualification or be a qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA).
*High level of analytical skills and high attention to detail.
*Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Strong Excel skills with the ability to use pivot tables and vlookups.

This is an excellent opportunity for a career minded ACCA/CIMA qualified or part qualified Accountant who is looking to join a business that will offer career development and progression opportunities. Benefits include a fantastic pension scheme, free parking, a degree of flexible working and a generous annual leave package.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.