Management Accountant

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Paul Francombe

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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My client, a well-known energy company based in Nottingham, is currently seeking a Management Accountant to join their busy finance team on a 6-month interim contract.

Important Requirements - please read before applying

  • You should ideally immediately available or on a maximum of 2 week's notice and be able to work via your own limited company or an umbrella company.
  • You must have the right to work in the UK currently and for the duration of the contract.
  • Successful candidates will undergo a DBS check upon acceptance of any offer, which must be fully completed and returned with the 'all clear' ahead of starting the role.
  • You must be based relatively locally for this role - we will sadly not be able to consider candidates who wish to relocate or commute for longer than 45 minutes.
  • Due to travel between various local sites, you must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to your own vehicle.

Role Responsibilities

  • Delivery of accurate and timely month-end accounting and reporting, providing clarity and insight on business performance.
  • Supporting delivery of high-quality performance reports, insightful plans and forecast updates
  • Ensuring all key stakeholders are provided with comprehensive financial support covering their actual and forecasted spend & performance
  • Support the Operations Finance team with any analysis/insight required to help shape operational strategies.
  • Supporting financial modelling and analytics to help define business cases for investment proposals and other change initiatives.
  • Provide additional ad-hoc support financial and commercial analysis as required.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations, controls and ownership in line with relevant Finance Business Partner
  • Highlighting areas of weakness in existing processes and making recommendations for change and implementing where appropriate

Key Candidate Requirements

  • ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant, would consider strong 'part-qualified' or 'qualified by experience' candidates with relevant experience
  • Prior experience with month end accounting
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and present it in a clear and logical format
  • Ability to plan, determine priorities and work to meet tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills to challenge the business in its cost management performance
  • Good levels of financial and commercial acumen
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good working knowledge of SAP or equivalent large finance system
  • Some local travel required with role, so a full UK driving licence holder with own vehicle is required