Management Accountant

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 17/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148543

Job Details

“Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.”  Jeffrey Gitomer.
An exciting permanent opportunity is available in Birmingham for a Management Accountant to join our client's team. This role is ideal for an accounting professional pursuing CIMA/ACCA (or equivalent) qualification, with study support provided.
This position has opened up due to the company's ongoing international expansion.

Responsibilities of the Management Accountant will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Reporting: Prepare monthly management accounts and quarterly and annual financial reports, with detailed variance analysis. Ensure compliance with statutory regulations and improve financial reporting for stakeholders.
  • Cost Control & Analysis: Create monthly cost centre reports, collaborate with departments to enhance profitability, and provide financial guidance as a trusted business partner
  • Sales and Margin Analysis: Offer insights for senior stakeholders to monitor and drive profitability
  • Internal Controls: Maintain strong internal controls to ensure financial data integrity
  • Auditor Liaison: Support external audits by promptly providing required documentation
  • Reconciliations: Complete monthly control reconciliations per the month-end timetable
  • Mentorship: Guide and mentor junior staff, promoting continuous learning
  • Risk Management: Assess financial risks and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Project Evaluations: Evaluate the financial feasibility of projects, providing profitability and cost insights
The successful Management Accountant will require the following skills and experience:
  • Extensive experience in management accounting with a thorough understanding of financial legislation and standards
  • Strong analytical skills, able to translate complex data into actionable insights
  • Excellent communication skills, emphasizing team development and cross-functional collaboration
  • Proactive and innovative in financial management and process optimisation
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
Desirable Experience:
  • Progress towards CIMA/ACCA or equivalent qualification
  • Experience with Power Query and Power BI
  • Background in retail banking, financial services, or the precious metals industry
  • Proficiency in using Xero or Sage 50
This is a full time office-based role.

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 five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” as soon as possible.

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