Interim / Interim to Perm Management Accountant - Immediate Start

Up to £250 / day poss flex dep on exp
17 Feb 2012
18 Mar 2012
Gavin Jasper
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent, Temporary

Fantastic 2-3 month contract opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, ambitious Management Accountant to become an integral part of the finance function of a hugely exciting Manufacturing company based in Hertfordshire.  

The Company

Private equity backed manufacturing business based on the Herts / Cambs border which is going through a hugely exciting growth period. They are a dynamic, innovative and successful business that prides itself on its open, friendly and professional culture.  

The Role – Management Accountant

Joining an experienced and friendly team and working closely with the Finance Director the post holder will be involved in:

  •  Production of daily, weekly and monthly management accounts for presentation to the Senior Management Team.
  • Implementing key management reports, including, manufacturing productivity, and cash flow forecasts.
  • Reviewing manufacturer and supplier invoices to ensure they are correct and potentially mitigating any loss of over spend.
  • Taking full responsibility for transactional accounts accrual and prepayments. Ensuring integrity of data is correct and any anomalies are investigated through reporting
  • Reconciliation of all entries on the Balance Sheet, accurate reporting of all actuals
  • Producing variance analysis against expected results/budget activity. Working closely with the operations and manufacturing units to forecast and account correctly on this
  • Working closely with those in non-finance particularly manufacturing units, driving the culture that finance becomes more integral to the operation
  • Responsible for producing full profit & loss accounts up to trial balance
  • Analysing all costs applied to individual cost centres, working to reduce unnecessary costs and overspend
  • Working closely with the FD to prepare budgets and re-forecasts where appropriate.
  • Control of fixed asset register, ensuring all assets are correctly appraised and accounted for.
  • Accounting for all stock held within manufacturing units and implementing tighter controls around stock held, delivery schedules and general control of stock ordering.
  • Implementing and marinating accurate overhead rates and product costing/profitability Possibility of converting to permanent employee, if desired.  

Candidate Skills Experience

CIMA, ACCA, ACA qualified Expereince of management cost accounting and project cost accounting in engineering / manufacturing company.  

Personality ·

Good team player Confident and able to challenge Adaptability to take on new challenges as required. Good communication skills  

Salary Up to £250 / day, possibly flexible depending on experience.  

Location Hertfordshire   Please send your application to