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Management Accountant

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

Posted 20 days ago

A growing transport provider based in the Leeds area are keen to recruit a CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Management Accountant to join their accounts function in a newly created role. The organisation have experienced a period of sustained growth which has in turn resulted in the need to expand the finance team. The role will be working directly with the Financial Controller and Senior Leadership team, you will have oversight of a small team of junior accountants and have responsibility of producing month end accounts and processing weekly/monthly payroll. Working within a fast paced and dynamic finance function your duties will include:
*Production of weekly and monthly profit and loss accounts and balance sheets across the group.
*Undertake variance analysis and provide commentary to the required stakeholders
*Ensure all costs are accurately attributed to the correct individual revenue streams
*Supervise the preparation of weekly payrolls
*Liaising with the Financial Controller to ensure all departmental reporting outputs are produced in a timely manner
*Support budgeting and forecasting processes through a two-way information exchange that enables budget fund holders to supply accurate and meaningful data.
*Support the external audit process
*Identify improvement opportunities within departmental processes and propose changes as applicable
*Ensure that all service standards are delivered in such a way that agreed standards, targets and quality are delivered.
*Act as first point of contact for team queries and aid in the training, development and motivation of team members to ensure departmental standards are maintained.
*Positively manage ad hoc reporting to support operational activity

Ideally you will:
*Hold an accounting qualification or be a finalist that is actively studying towards qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
*Previous experience within a management accountant position.
*High levels of computer literacy.
*Advanced Excel skills including look ups, pivot tables and advanced formulae.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Knowledge and understanding of payroll processes.
*Ability to support the management, leadership and development of a team.

Consideration will also be given to anyone from a practice background looking to make their first move into industry.

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.