Management Accountant

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Job Introduction

Role Purpose

The Management Accountant is required to take ownership of several key areas of financial reporting and analysis whilst partnering with various heads of departments. Responsibilities will include Month End postings, payment preparation, budgeting & forecasting, management accounts preparation and ad hoc financial analysis


Key Responsibilities


  • Support the production of monthly management accounts
  • Detailed analysis & reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Produce monthly cost centre reports & review with budget holders
  • Provide analytical support to the business to aid decision making
  • Produce budgets and forecasts for specific store cost lines
  • Review budget variances for central cost centres
  • Assist with Year End audits deliverables as required
  • Utilise D365/BI to produce ad hoc reports and trend analysis
  • Take a proactive role in analysing & investigating risks
  • Developing detailed financial models to help review key business drivers


Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience  


  • Part-qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA), AAT qualified or accounting Bachelor degree - essential
  • Working knowledge of double-entry book-keeping - essential
  • Experience of budgeting and stakeholder communication - essential
  • Intermediate Excel including SUMIFS, VLOOKUPS & pivot tables - essential
  • Experience of a multi-site retail/FMCG environment – desirable


Personal Qualities



  • Strong verbal & written communicator
  • Ability to deliver results within tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Highly analytical with keen attention to detail
  • Pro-active and confident in managing multiple projects, able to prioritise and delegate accordingly
  • Can-do attitude and approachable to a diverse range of stakeholders


Measures of success

  • Accurate period end results with full analytical review
  • Timely and accurate management accounting
  • Clear and effective reporting to support decision making
  • Ability to deliver to strict reporting deadlines
  • Flexibility to work within a team and pick up new tasks as required

Role Responsibility



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