Management Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
14020428/001
Contact
Chelsea Hider
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Part time

This role deals mainly with the financial management and reporting for the Operational Managers.

You will develop a close network within the business and you will illustrate the role played by each depot in the financial success of the business.

Client Details

My client is a leading logistics and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. They work in diverse industry sectors such as defence and retail

Description

  • Business Partnering the operational leadership team to deliver a specialist service.
  • Inspiring and developing financial best practice.
  • Producing insight to drive improved financial performance.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of financial records and supporting monthly reconciliations. Investigate, analyse and explain significant variances to operational costs, weekly
  • To ensure the production of reports as required by the operational business including weekly detailed trading reports.
  • Supporting with the monthly and year end accounts, to ensure they are closed accurately and on time.
  • Planning for and preparing operational budgets - monitoring and reporting monthly.
  • Liaising with the Customer Service Unit so as to understand the financial implications of each client relationship.
  • Continuous improvement of central and local reporting processes and procedures, which support robust business decision making.

Profile

  • A qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA) or Part-qualified working towards your qualification
  • Experience in a financial leadership role
  • Experience of supporting a field based operational business
  • Detailed and up to date knowledge of good financial practice
  • Experience of working in the transport or haulage industry
  • Good oral and written communication skills which are effective and persuasive
  • Robust influencing skills
  • Experience of successful negotiation
  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritise work ensuring all reasonable deadlines are met
  • Graduate calibre or relevant experience

Job Offer

  • 6 month FTC with a highly regarded large organisation
  • Immediate start

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