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Management Accountant



Ref SR8037

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Management Accountant - Bath - £40-45,000

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to have formed an exclusive recruitment partnership with a new client, a well-established, family owned multi-site commercial services business with ambitious plans for continued growth. The business has recently restructured its senior management team and now seeks to recruit an experienced Management Accountant to join them in a position of significant responsibility. This is a full time, permanent position, predominantly based at the business headquarters but with some potential for remote working. 

This is broader role than the title would suggest, almost blurring the lines of Finance Manager. Rather than following a set rosta of duties, the successful candidate will be invited to identify areas of improvement and will assume autonomy in implementing streamlining initiatives within the function. Reporting to the Finance Director and working as part of a small but experienced team, the successful candidate will take a lead responsibility in: 

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

- 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

- General financial bookkeeping using an Opera based platform

This role calls for an experienced candidate, either operating in a business partnering or management accounting capacity, or as a senior Assistant Accountant looking to take a step up. Previous experience gained in a retail/factory/warehousing environment would be ideal, but not essential. Candidates may be part/fully professionally qualified (ideally CIMA/ACCA), or qualified by experience, but must possess excellent all round IT aptitude (ideally using Opera). This is a role that regularly liaises with colleagues in all departments and communication skills a must. 

This is a fast growing business that have been recognised for their employee care and development, and as such their credentials for staff retention are second-to-none. The company promotes a positive, modern approach to their working environment and offer excellent non-financial benefits and a flexible working arrangement of office or remotely based to suite the successful candidates. 

For further details including a detailed role specification, please contact Steve Roach quoting reference SR8037 ASAP. 

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