Management Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 04/08/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06650-0011473974


Robert Half, Welwyn Garden City are pleased to be working exclusively with a private equity backed, fast growing FMCG organisation based in Stevenage. The business has gone from strength-to-strength and is on track to deliver 66% growth this year.


An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a tenacious and results-driven Management Accountant to join a Private Equity backed award winning and fast-growing business that is a leader in their field. Quality, integrity, passion and brand are core to this company's ethos, values and success. The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with drive and commitment, thriving on challenges and delivering against targets to support the business to achieve its Business Plan.

The Management Accountant is responsible for management information and balance sheet reconciliations. The role includes treasury, cash management and assisting with budgets, forecasts.

Job Duties:

  • Prepares with the CFO monthly management accounts, investor reports, financial KPI, commentary and analysis
  • Assist with preparing the annual statutory financial accounts, UK corporation tax returns and Companies House filings
  • Prepare the quarterly VAT returns
  • Assists with the preparation of supplementary information and analysis for the monthly Board pack
  • Maintain records of prepayments, accruals and provisions
  • Prepare with the CFO the annual budget, updated forecasts and analysis of results
  • Develop and maintain detailed cash flow and foreign exchange forecasts, supporting the CFO in managing borrowings and hedging foreign exchange exposures
  • Prepare regular analysis of sales and margins by product, brand and channel
  • Analyse various costs, particularly product costs against standard costs and marketing expenditure
  • Responsible for maintaining the marketing and sales rebate tracker, reconciling them to monthly management account To manage and report the fixed asset acquisitions against the capex budget
  • Assisting with the smooth running of the finance departments day-to-day functions, including covering other finance duties when other team members are absent
  • Assists with the external statutory Audit process and any Tax or VAT audits
  • Undertake additional ad hoc duties/ projects as and when required


The successful Management Accountant will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with excellent communication skills and be able to work with the CEO and CFO. You will ideally come from a medium sized business and can demonstrate your passion for finance.

Salary & Benefits

The role of Management Accountant in Stevenage will pay £45,000 - £48,000 dependent on experience plus company benefits

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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