Your new company
Our client Montagne Jeunesse International Ltd are based on Baglan Energy Park, near Port Talbot South Wales - just off the M4 at Port Talbot. An impressive FMCG business established in 1985 - a leading entrepreneurial health and beauty business which sells into 80 countries around the world. A healthy turnover with ambitious growth plans.
Your new role
Reporting to a fabulous experienced Financial Controller, this newly created role is acting as number two to them. It is a tremendous development role for a career oriented Management Accountant. Main responsibilities will include:
*Undertake specific tasks relating to the production of monthly management accounts as well as providing insight and analysis of the numbers
*Reconciliation of balance sheet items, debtors, stock, creditors and maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
*Support short-term cash flow forecasting
*Review and improve routine tasks to simplify and provide greater transparency, using IT and automation wherever possible
*Support improvements in the reporting of financial information to meet the needs of the business and challenge behaviour
*Overseeing the Accounts Payable process, ensuring supplier liabilities are reconciled on a timely basis
*Supporting the Accounts Receivable process where needed
*Supporting weekly and monthly payroll and pensions processes
*Involvement in business-wide projects - reviewing business processes, suggesting improvements, and driving change
*Assisting the Financial Controller in the annual budgeting and periodic forecasting
*Work proactively within the team, providing cover where needed and supporting the team in achievement of all tasks & reporting
*Undertaking ad hoc analysis and project work, as directed by the Financial Controller and/or Finance Director
What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a talented recently qualified (or experienced Part Qualified or Finalist), ideally from a manufacturing/FMCG background but aptitude, energy & passion are just as important, as is the desire to learn and develop. A candidate who will thrive in a fast changing SME environment and be prepared to "get stuck in" whenever needed as part of the finance team. Great for someone who is a natural self-starter and a solution finder.
Someone with a solid understanding of the month end routine and with excellent IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel and ideally with some experience of SAGE. Someone precise who takes pride in attention to detail, and has strong organisational and time management skills as well as good interpersonal skills. Someone able to develop strong working relationships with others and is able to relay complex financial information to non-financial people appropriately.
What you'll get in return
A first class career opportunity with ongoing training and development opportunities plus study support for your professional studies if required. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package dependent on experience and qualification level. You will be joining a dynamic friendly team (remotely to start with), in time working in open plan modern offices with free parking on site.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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