Management Accountant
Pentagon play
Management Accountant
5d ago

Posted on 30 October 2018

We're looking for a talented management accountant, ideally with experience in Xero and manufacturing, to join our team and head our Northern office's accounts department.

We're the UK's leading school playground company, forward-thinking and progressive in our approach, with a fun-loving and hardworking family passionate about improving the play experiences and learning outcomes of children.

We need your positive attitude, experience and adaptability to help us grow even further as we continue on our mission and develop our in-

house manufacturing capabilities. We'll empower you and recruit an assistant to support you in handling the day-to-day financial activities, as you help drive forward the business, the department and our accounting processes.

You'll report to the technical director but work closely with all the directors and senior managers here, becoming a key part of that team and an integral person within the company.

You'll also develop close links with our Southern office's account's department, and have the mentorship of a consultant Financial Director that oversees and directs the accounting practices of both offices.

Please send your applications via email or apply via Indeed by 30th November 2018. Early applications are preferred as we're hoping to employ someone ASAP.

  • Relevant qualifications - CIMA preferred, then ACCA and ACA. AAT or Part-qualified with experience considered
  • Experience working as an accountant within a company, ideally with manufacturing
  • Experience in Xero - or at least a mindset for smart, automated processes and working in the cloud, and eager to learn Xero
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel
  • Customer relationship experience
  • Management experience is a bonus
  • Team player
  • Loves numbers and the job
  • Diligent with keen attention to detail
  • Technically-minded and quick on computers
  • Honest
  • Builds relationships and client focused
  • Self-motivated and resourceful
  • Natural problem solver
  • Good communicator
  • Manages time and priorities well
  • Analytical with the ability to think strategically
  • Compassionate
  • Embodies a healthy lifestyle and enthusiasm for play!
  • Handle the financial activities of a £6M turnover business, growing to £10M (and beyond)
  • Help recruit and train an Accounts Assistant / Apprentice to take care of the main bookkeeping tasks
  • Speak directly with customers and provide exceptional service
  • Work with office and workshop / warehouse employees, and installers (employed and subcontractor)
  • Liase with suppliers
  • Budget with the department heads
  • Produce management accounts
  • Financial analysis and planning
  • Sales invoicing and credit control
  • Process purchases
  • Reconcile bank transactions
  • Bank payments
  • Payroll and expenses for over 40 staff
  • Installer payments and CIS deductions
  • Complete VAT and tax returns
  • Cash flow statements
  • Foreign payments
  • Prepare the statutory accounts
  • Work with multiple legal entities
  • Collaborate across departments to continually improve processes and improve margins
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