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Management Accountant



Ref EB9976

We‘re still considering our shortlist. Suitably experienced candidates invited to apply ASAP.

Management Accountant - Weston-Super-Mare

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to have been engaged by a new client, a well-established multi-site retail services business. The company urgently seek to recruit an experienced Management Accountant. This is a full time, permanent position to be based in Weston-Super-Mare. 

The company has experienced significant growth over recent years and now operates several trading sites across the Southwest, employing approximately 300 staff. The finance function has undergone significant expansion as a result and the company is keen to develop a modern, efficient function as the department continues to expand.  

The successful candidate will, supported by an experienced CFO and Financial Controller, play a key role in managing multi-site accounting and take a lead responsibility in: 

- Production of monthly and quarterly management accounts with accompanying commentary for the senior management team

- Mentoring and development of junior colleagues

- Project costings

- Cash flow forecasting 

- VAT reporting- Variance analysis

- Weekly KPI reporting to deadlines

- Working closely with procurement teams with ongoing projects

- Provide senior finance team with key financial intelligence to assist in ongoing projects, financial analysis, and budget/target reporting

- Commentating monthly financial reporting pack data to financial and non-financial department leaders

- Provide assistance and support for quarterly reviews and annual budgets

- Identify areas for improving financial performance of specific divisions of the business

- Regular liaison with external accountants and consultants

The candidate we are looking for: A experienced Management Accountant or an Assistant Accountant ready to step up, with a solid understanding of all aspects of accurate financial reporting.  Our client is seeking a full or part AAT qualified candidate, ideally studying their professional qualifications. The successful candidate will require good all round IT experience, with a strong working knowledge of MS Excel.  The role works as part of a friendly and energetic team who have developed an efficient function that relies on team work so excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential. In addition to a generous base salary, the company also promotes a performance related bonus scheme, enhanced holiday allowance and life assurance. 

For further details and to apply, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB9976 ASAP. Our client is keen to appoint as soon as possible so if the role sounds to be of interest, please do not delay in making contact. 


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