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Management Accountant

  • Location: Harrogate
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Free Parking, Hybrid Working.
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 31 July 2024
  • Job Ref: WPL40247_1719826704
Are you a qualified Management Accountant looking for a new challenge in a fast-growing and dynamic business?

Do you want to join a friendly and supportive finance team that offers excellent development opportunities and exposure to commercial aspects of finance?

If so, you might be interested in this exciting role based in Leeds, working for a private equity backed company that is seeing huge growth year on year.

As a Management Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly management accounts, budgets and forecasts, variance analysis, KPI reporting, and supporting the Finance Manager with ad hoc projects. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with other departments and senior stakeholders, providing financial insight and analysis to support strategic decision making.

* Responsible for the production of the monthly financial reports for your portfolio of entities to tight reporting deadlines (per the month end timetable)
* Provide support to the Group Finance Controller in overseeing the Group accounts payable team and with efficient operation of standard processes and key controls
* Take ownership for the reconciliation of key balance sheet controls for your portfolio of entities and any additional balance sheet reconciliations, as agreed. To be completed to agreed month end deadlines.
* Ensure that key balance sheet reconciliations are presented to a high professional standard and communicate a clear understanding of what the balance sheet figure relates to.
* Support the Group Finance Controller with the centralising of the operational finance activities of acquired companies into our central team. Assist in the planning and executing of the finance integration activity so that the finance management and reporting requirements of the integrated company continue uninterrupted
* Contribute to high level monthly reporting on the status of key balance sheet controls and provide an early warning of any emerging risk or issues
* Responsible for the production of key general ledger reconciliations and lead schedules that support the efficient sign-off of the annual statutory audit, for your portfolio of entities. In particular the general ledger reconciliation for revenue and introducer expense.
* Act as a point of contact in the business to help with queries on the financial reporting and records for your portfolio of entities.
* Assist with the production of the tax packs to ensure the annual tax returns are complete and accurate, as required.
* Assist with completing the Prepared by Client requirements audit requests and any additional queries from the auditors.
* Approval of bank payments in line with group policies.
* Reconciliation and balancing of the daily cash book, day-end and month-end procedures, as required.
* Build and maintain strong relationships with relevant departments in order to collate accurate and timely management information.
* During busy periods you maybe required to help with Cost centre coding and maintaining the workflow approval process of purchase ledger invoices, credit cards and staff expenses - operated via a central purchase ledger.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Management Accountant who wants to progress their career in a fast-paced and rewarding environment. You will benefit from a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a culture that values collaboration, innovation and excellence.

To be considered for this role, you must be ideally qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent. With previous experience in a similar role within a manufacturing or related sector. You must also have strong Excel skills, excellent communication skills, and a proactive and positive attitude.

If you are interested in this role, please apply now or contact Sharp Consultancy for more information.
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 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.