Managment Accountant

Job Ref: 60483
Sector: Engineering Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 05 July 2019
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK Southampton Hampshire GBR SO53 4SE
  • Competitive
  • Karl Davies
  • 01329 227000

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An excellent opportunity has arisen working for a prestigious Engineering Company based near Southampton, Hampshire. This is a contract opportunity for up to 4 months - there will be an opportunity for the successful applicant to apply for this position on a permanent basis. The requirement is for a Management Accountant to join the finance team.

Job Summary

The requirement is for a newly/part qualified CIMA accountant to look after all elements of management accounting and transaction processing for this growing company. Responsible for driving technical accounting compliance, financial and operational internal controls, process simplification, and operational excellence to deliver accurate actual financial reporting and analysis.

Responsible for general accounting and policy application for all cycles including inventory, revenue recognition, receivables/payables, intercompany, etc. Understand and interpret applicable Enterprise Standards, Standard Operating Procedures and Process Maps to deliver globally competitive accounting services.

Key elements of the role include:

Base cost (facility and employee costs) and development project accounting, reporting and analysis for project managers, the site management team.

Preparing forecasts, plans and budgets for the site and development projects with the project managers and site management team.

Balance sheet control, maintenance and reconciliations including accounts payable and receivable ledgers, banking, fixed assets, and the general ledger.

Preparation of information for internal and external audits, taxation (VAT & Corporation Tax), R&D tax credit claims, regulatory submissions and subsidies/grants claims.

Managing and coaching the bookkeeper/administrator and covering for them and the chief financial officer.

This role will give the opportunity to get hands on experience with a system implementation in the next year.

Person requirements

Good oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Proven analytical and organizational ability.

Effective problem identification and solution skills. Self-motivated to set up systems and processes from scratch and then make continuous improvements to give an efficient effective service.

Commercial awareness.

Able to lead and coach junior team members.

Need to be able to meet critical deadlines.

Pleasant courteous manner.

Qualification requirements

5 GCSE's including Maths and English GCSE all at level C or above.

Accounts Graduate or AAT (Accountancy Technicians) qualified, part/newly qualified CIMA, CGMA, demonstrating exam pass success.

Experience of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint.

Experience on any of Sage 50 accounts, Microsoft Dynamics, or Axapta would be helpful.

Be able to prove right to work in the UK

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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