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Senior Management Accountant

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  • Location: Reino Unido
  • Salary: Competitive Salary dependent upon qualification and experience
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted hace 11 meses

  • Sector: Internal Vacancies
  • Contact: HR
  • Contact Email: HR@resourcegroup.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01299 669865
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 June 2024
  • Referral: HRISMA24
  • Job Ref: HRISMA24

 We are looking for a Senior Management Accountant to join our team and protect the assets of the business and provide support to the shareholders, directors & business units through managing financial performance of the business and the management & statutory accounts.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to the functions detailed below, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

  • To prepare monthly management accounts for sign-off by the Resource Services FC / CFO within 10 working days of the period end for group subsidiary using at least two different accounting systems.

  • Ensure effective communication of business performance, investigating any unexpected results or adverse outcomes compared to budgets / forecasts or previous periods with senior management.

  • Provide Insightful analysis to assist in business decision making including customer or activity margin analysis.

  • To ensure all prior month Balance Sheet Control Accounts are reconciled before commencing the production of the current month’s Management Accounts / Complete month-end checklist

  • To have a lead role in the production of budget, forecasts, cash flows and statutory accounts.

  • To manage the process of monitoring systems and process compliance across the business, submitting returns to third parties including Governments and tax authorities (VAT etc.).

  • To recommend improvements to the financial control systems (preventative and detective) operated by the Company. This will include reviewing systems performance, identifying issues and managing new solutions/upgrades with the IT department. Designing and implementing internal system controls to provide quality assurance over financial data.

  • To protect the assets of the business by ensuring the safeguards in place are effective, relevant and operating and the financial data provided to the business is quality assured.

  • Ensure all Group inter-company balances reconcile prior to month end closure

  • To understand and apply multi-currency discipline to transactions/reconciliations/reporting

  • To continuously monitor the financial and reporting systems to ensure they meet the needs of the business and comply with the latest accounting standards.

  • To monitor and control conformity across the business to our financial policies and procedures using your analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve these issues effectively and recommend adjustments to the Group's workflows and policies.

  • Support the Resource Services FC in monitoring and improving the treasury, forex management, profits and tax positions of the businesses.

  • To support and lead elements of the implementation of new payroll and finance systems, as required, in team projects and initiatives. This will include advancing detailed knowledge and technical expertise to develop existing/new payroll & finance systems and features.

  • Help evolve the Group’s use of emerging Artificial Intelligence in payroll and accounting systems to reduce inefficient/cumbersome or labour intensive/repetitive tasks that can be automated or streamlined

  • Develop and support team members in improving their knowledge, attention to detail, technical skills and qualifications

 

Skills & Qualification Level:

Qualification/Education:

  • GCSEs including English Language and Maths Grade 5 (strong C) or above, further education such as A Levels and Higher Education with a degree classification of minimum of 2:2

  • Qualified or almost qualified/studying towards a formal Accountancy Qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA preferred other professional accountancy qualifications may be considered subject to experience)

 

Experience:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle conflicting workloads, prioritise and multi task.

  • Good Customer Service focus.

  • Ability to think laterally and solve problems particularly using the latest developments/new technologies

  • Strong financial accounting and reporting experience ideally in a training, service or recruitment environment.

  • Advanced Excel skills & good Microsoft Office skills. Ideally experience in using a project management tool

  • Generating efficiencies through system implementation/streamlining in accounting and ideally payroll systems

  • Experience of multiple accounting or payroll packages such SAP, Exchequer and Abacus

 

Particular Aptitude/Skill:

  • Self-motivated.

  • Highly organised

  • Team player

  • Leadership skills

  • Trustworthy

  • Willing to learn and adapt