Management Accountant

Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
£50,000 - £60,000 (dependent on experience) plus benefits and bonus
Posted
15 May 2024
Closes
22 May 2024
Ref
GW8388
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Management Accountant - rapidly growing, innovative health food business.

Based: Near Guildford, Surrey (Hybrid role)

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (dependent on experience) plus benefits and bonus

Seeking a recently qualified ACA, CIMA or ACA with 0 - 3 years PQE with knowledge of the retail sector

Management Accountant - About the business

A rapidly growing and innovative specialist health food business that is shaking up its sector and creating a real buzz. Vibrant organisation that is expanding both in the UK and on the international stage. They are about to embark on an exciting phase of their development by launching their products into some of the UK's leading retailers

Management Accountant - About the role

Working closely alongside the UK CFO, duties will include:

  • Preparation of timely monthly accounts and supporting analysis
  • Own all the accounting and reporting requirements associated with the retail section of the business
  • Supporting the Head of Retail with accounting and finance support
  • Maintaining a robust system of financial controls
  • Management of the fixed asset register
  • Provision of timely financial analysis to the business including trend and variance analysis
  • Production of budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation of monthly VAT anlalysis
  • Ad hoc tasks as delegated by the CFO or Head of Finance

Management Accountant - Candidate requirements:

  • Degree educated, and a recently qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA with 0 - 3 years PQE
  • MUST HAVE PREVIOUS  RETAIL EXPERIENCE (either within the finance team of a large retailer or a FMCG business with a significant retailing division)
  • 4-8 years of proven finance experience with at least some exposure to working in the retail sector
  • Excellent analytical, problem - solving and critical thinking skills
  • Previous experience in a fast moving, dynamic organisation
  • Strong system skills and IT literacy with knowledge of financial modelling
  • An excellent team player with a confident, outgoing personality
  • A strong communicator who has the ability to implement and influence change at all levels.
  • Previous experience of stakeholder management

Management Accountant- Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Excellent benefits
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking

This is a truly outstanding role at an exciting time in the company's growth. The Commercial Accountant will play an integral part of the company's push into the retail sector and will be a highly visible and influential role within the business - a fantastic opportunity to gain some excellent experience and take your career to the next level.

Interviews will take place sooner rather than later so if it of interest please do not delay in sending over your CV