Temp to Perm Management Accountant

Rugby Recruitment
Long Lawford
£35,000 per annum
02 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Temp to Perm Management Accountant



This is a hands on role having responsibility for management of the day to day financial operations of the business. Although autonomous it forms part of a close knit management team. The successful candidate will be required to provide accurate and timely information on the financial performance of the business and support the decision-making process as well as being encouraged to put forward ideas and make suggestions on improvements to the current financial and reporting procedures. Whilst there are no direct reports you would be expected to work with the sales manager to ensure support is given within the sales ledger and purchase ledger function.

Key responsibilities will include:

Producing and submitting month-end accounts including all reconciliations and journal postings

Controlling the balance sheet and ensuring accurate recording of all assets and liabilities including depreciation, disposals etc

Producing monthly comparisons of overheads to budget with explanations of variances

Working closely with the Senior Managers including the General Manager to support the budgeting and forecasting process

Reviewing standard costing results with the Operations Manager

Preparing monthly cashflow forecasts

Preparing quarterly board reports

Maintaining the credit control function and ensuring debtor days remain at 40-45

Managing supplier payments, adhering to terms and maximising discounts

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Running the payroll for 25 staff and directors and managing auto-enrolment requirements

Preparing and submit VAT returns

Working with the auditors at the year-end


A qualified or qualified by experience accountant with a proven track record in management within a manufacturing/engineering background.

Strong communication skills - capable of working with both internal and external stakeholders

High degree of commercial acumen

Good Excel knowledge and good analytical skills

Able to work within tight deadlines

Results orientated, with a desire to succeed

Pegasus Opera experience preferred, although any ERP system experience would be suitable