Management Accountant

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Our client is a well-respected Group of business with a Group Turnover in excess £500m of operating within the FMCG Industry with business based across the UK.

Following internal promotion, FRS have been enlisted to assist with the recruitment of a Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant to join their Tamworth Business Unit.

Working closely with the Business Financial Controller and Group Finance Dept The role of the Management Accountant is to provide effective support to the wider business by producing accurate daily, weekly and monthly reports enabling senior managers to make clear and effective decisions along with being an integral part of the finance function, maintaining financial policies and management information systems.
Key Accountabilities:
• Produce accurate monthly management accounts by working day 3 for review by the Financial Controller including setting up the accounts pack, posting journals and investigating variances to budget/forecast/prior months
• Manage the weekly P&L report ensuring all income and costs are reported accurately, along with monitoring of production efficiency, transport costs and overheads
• Update and send daily, weekly and monthly group reports accurately and on time
• Maintain the company T&A system, ensuring all new starters are set up on the system and all overtime and absences are recorded and authorised by the relevant managers
• Update monthly group accounts pack for review by the Financial Controller
• Co-ordinate the month end timetable ensuring all tasks are completed by the right people at the right time
• Inventory control: including maintaining standard costs of Raw Material, Work in Progress and Finished Goods, variances, reconciliations, and stock takes.
• Update monthly balance sheet reconciliations for review by the Financial Controller
• Update and send the daily sales and production report
• Manage the weekly, monthly and quarterly cashflow forecast ensuring the cashflow balances back to the budget/forecast
• Manage monthly Bank Reconciliations
• Support the budgeting and forecasting Process
• Process weekly payroll journals
• Calculate appropriate provisions as required, such as inventory, rebates, credit note and bad debt
• Update and maintain the Fixed Asset Register including additions, disposals, depreciation and mould recovery
• Agree all intercompany balances each month
• To complete ONS and VAT returns as required
• Assisting with Year End Accounts and external audit
• To provide occasional holiday cover for Credit Control and Purchase Ledger and complete other ad-hoc activities for the wider Finance Department, if required
Key Experiences and Skills Required:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision to accomplish team goals and objectives
• Computer literate, including a high proficiency in Excel
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• High attention to detail
• Desirables Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:
• QBE or working towards CIMA / ACA / ACCA
• Exposure to Business Central (Navision) would be advantageous
• Manufacturing Experience
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