MERJE are partnered with well-established, successful Specialist Lender (Financial Services) in their search for a Management Accountant.
The successful candidate will assist with the preparation of the monthly management accounts for the consolidated Group and its subsidiaries. This will extend to the year-end process, involving assisting the financial reporting team prepare notes for the statutory accounts and providing supporting information to the external audit team.
Additionally, there will be significant opportunity to become involved in other ad hoc financial control and taxation work.
The role also includes management responsibility with one direct report with potential progression to Finance Manager.
•Assist in the review & preparation of monthly management accounts;
•Review balance sheet reconciliations;
•Ensure management accounts are completed to deadlines and in accordance with adopted policies and procedures;
•Planning and managing finance project work, including cross functional teams;
•Prepare papers to be presented at an senior level;
•Be responsible for maintaining and monitoring risk & control frameworks for key management accounts processes;
•Be responsible for the support & development of a trainee accountant;
•Complete ad hoc work as required e.g. year-end audit analysis;
•Proactively identify areas for improvement and contribute towards a culture of continuous improvement.
Our Ideal Candidate:
•Qualified CIMA /ACCA or similar, pass finalists will be considered;
•Industry or practice background;
•Advanced knowledge of Excel;
•Experience of BI tools is advantageous;
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
•Proven team player;
•Established history of managing others;
•Desire to learn and develop skills.
Range of company benefits, including 25 days holiday which can be flexed up/down, pension, life assurance, critical illness cover, health cash plan, private medical insurance, regular team/individual incentives, travel season ticket loans, Ride to Work scheme, free gym access and local bar/restaurant discounts.
Career development opportunities are excellent and where appropriate we offer sponsorship of relevant qualifications.