A services business based in Milton Keynes are looking to recruit a Senior Management Accountant.
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A services business based in Milton Keynes are looking to recruit a Senior Management Accountant. The role exists to help with provision of important financial information and commercial insight for the Operating Plan process (including 3 year plans, budgets and forecasts) and to perform a variety of month end processes and activities to ensure the division has accurate and timely accounting records.
Ad hoc analysis and reporting to support business needs as required
Acting as deputy for the Finance Business Partner
Full responsibility for budgeting and forecasting including gaining good knowledge and understanding of the divisional income, staff costs/ FTEs and associated overheads
Preparing complex financial analyses and reports for department management and the Managing Director of the division
Act as key finance contact and natural go to person this division but also as secondary point of contact for others, covering for colleagues
Supporting analytical and other work required
Provide insight to the business of the cost drivers and explanations for variances versus budget / forecast and identification of trends that can be used to help make decisions about future income and cost streams
Preparation of month end reporting packs providing explanations for variances and the implications of such variances for future performance
Participate in various ad hoc projects
Preparation, checking and posting monthly journals
Reconciling/ analysing Balance Sheet accounts for accrued and deferred income, accruals and prepayments.
Assisting in the implementation of a new Financial Planning and Reporting tool
Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with 1-2 years' post qualification experience
Degree level candidate preferred
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills including Excel (e.g, lookups, sumifs, Pivot tables, Powerpivot, graphs) and ability to use Word, including embedding excel spreadsheets
Ideally, experience of working in a commercial environment.
Numerate, articulate and logical
Ability to communicate effectively with senior personnel within the organisation and to present data in a clear and simple manner both verbally and in writing
Good time manager with strong organisation skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
Team player with positive 'can do' attitude
Able to provide proposed solutions to problems
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