Financial Management Accountant - Middlesex

Ref: 442 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

Financial Management Accountant - Join a Global Leader in Staines-upon-Thames. £45k-£55k. 2 days WFH

Introduction: This well-known brand is a global leader and vertically integrated producer and marketer of high-quality products. With a reputation for quality and reliability spanning over 100 years, the brand is synonymous with excellence.

The Role: As a Financial Management Accountant, you will play a key role in the financial management of the UK operations. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the role combines both Financial and Management Accounting so if you are looking for a diverse role then look no further.

Management Accounting Responsibilities:

To prepare the management accounts, rolling forecast, budget/plan and provide advise and support to the UK commercial team and Managing Director for the business. Manage the UK management reporting systems to provide accurate data enabling the regional/corporate offices to incorporate into the consolidated Group management results.

Key Management Accounting tasks include:

  1. Manage and prepare monthly management accounts and weekly flash to tight deadlines.
  2. Prepare market and product profitability statements on monthly basis and liaise and communicate with the management team.
  3. Prepare and compile annual budgets, and monthly rolling forecast establishing clear identity and individual targets.
  4. Manage additional volume submission from commercial team, prepare detailed product profitability and recommend alternative pricing proposal where necessary to achieve the company objectives.
  5. Prepare financial analysis reports and pro-actively arrange meetings to review and ensure the management team is fully aware of progress, targets and any profitability issues. Recommend actions and propose revisions to address the issues.

Financial Accounting Responsibilities :

Your main duties will include maintaining the General Ledger using Microsoft Navision and Oracle systems, managing relationships with external audit firms for compliance, producing Annual Financial Statements, managing the Purchase Ledger and supplier payments, and more. You will also be responsible for managing all tax affairs for UK companies, including submission of annual tax returns and liaising with HMRC.

Key Financial Accounting tasks include :

  1. Maintain the General Ledger using Microsoft Navision and Oracle systems.
  2. Manage relationships with external audit firms to complete the audit process and compliance. 
  3. Produce Annual Financial Statements for three UK Companies.
  4. Maintain Purchase Ledger and supplier payments.
  5. Manage consolidation of UK trial balance for the company and submit internally for Group Consolidation.
  6. Maintain and reconcile UK Bank Accounts, including system access controls.
  7. Manage all tax affairs for UK companies including submission of annual tax returns, be a  key contact with HMRC, and provide US tax packs for Group Consolidation of the ultimate Parent which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
  8. Maintain Companies House records for three UK Companies, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  9. Regularly review IT user access to ensure adequate segregation of duties.

About You: This role is ideal for you if you:

  • Hold a relevant accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with strong experience.
  • Have a working knowledge of ERP systems, Excel, and Word.
  • Possess a good understanding of UK or US GAAP.
  • Are self-motivated, proactive, and dedicated to meeting deadlines and maintaining accurate records.
  • Are a team player with excellent communication skills, able to collaborate effectively with the wider business.

The Offer: You will receive a competitive salary in the range of £45,000 to £55,000 per annum, along with the opportunity to work remotely for 2 days a week. In addition to a competitive salary, you will have the chance to work for a global leader with opportunities for career development and growth. Benefits include free parking, flexi-time and modern open-plan offices.

Apply Now: Don't miss out on the chance to become part of a driven UK team as a Financial Management Accountant. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career journey with them, where your skills and contributions will be valued and recognised.