Management Accountant

  • £35k - 43k per year
  • Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • full-time

Management Accountant

Stoke-on-Trent based

£35 – 43K per annum

Permanent position

Monday to Friday, 9AM – 5PM; 26 Days Holiday PLUS Bank Holidays

KPI Recruiting are currently supporting a leading supplier of innovative services, based in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent. Our client are searching for a Management Account to join their busy finance department. The main purpose of this role is to oversee the production of accounts for multiple companies including the group consolidation.

As a management accountant you will have responsibility of one accountant and finance assistant.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Preparation of consolidated management accounts with commentary and variance analysis for board review
  • Preparation of full management accounts for the two main trading companies including production P&L’s
  • Review the management accounts for two smaller companies
  • Management of two direct reports.
  • Margin reporting and analysis for the two group companies
  • Margin and cost analysis of the production facilities.
  • Preparing monthly reporting packs and KPIs
  • Assist with the annual budget and quarterly forecasts for group companies
  • Manage the year end audit, be the first point of contact for the external auditors
  • Manage the year end corporation tax data , be the first point of contact for any tax questions.
  • Weekly cash flow reporting
  • Weekly debtors reporting with commentary
  • Produce timely and accurate reports for the board
  • Calculation and posting of Prepayments & Accruals
  • Completion of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations to strict deadlines
  • Continuous improvement of current processes
  • Day-to-day control of group banking
  • Intercompany transfers including raising sales invoices and transferring and allocating cash, recharges & reconciliations
  • Foreign exchange purchasing and overseas payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns, EC Sales & Intrastat
  • Fixed asset reporting
  • Ad Hoc reports

Desired qualifications:

  • Fully qualified CIMA/ACCA with 2+ years post qualified experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Bookkeeping and accounting skills
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Sage 200 experience would be an advantage
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work to meet service needs
  • IT literate (Word, Outlook, Sage)
  • Advanced Excel skills (Power Query, Pivot Tables, V-Lookup)
  • SQL experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (telephone and interpersonal) working within a customer related environment and experience of processing a high volume of transactions
  • Self-motivated and able to manage own time
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work effectively.
  • Logical mind
  • Professional attitude


Interested? Apply now or alternative call Hannah at the KPI Recruiting Head Office on 01782 712 230

Job ID: 4914133 / Job Reference: OC Mngmnt Accnt

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