Lorien Global are working with a large financial services company based in Shropshire with a view to recruit an experienced management accounts production manager on a 12 month FTC to join their busy finance team.
This vacancy represents an opportunity to join an ambitious organisation, within an ever-changing environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow.
In this role as Management Accounts Production Manager, you will be heading up the management accounts production team to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
Key responsibilities include:
* Management of month end transactional processing in delivering accurate and timely data to Management Accountants to produce functional expense reporting.* Monthly balance sheet reconciliations and analysis. Provision of supporting audit information to Group on quarterly basis and audit team at half year and year end, including relevant liaison with auditors. * Production of disclosure note analysis for annual statutory accounts, including Wages and Salaries, Employee numbers* Management of static data set relating to Cost Centre and nominal ledger set up, and purchase order approver maintenance.* Day to day management of the Management accounts production team, including workload prioritisation, development, training and handling of any issues relating to staff conflict, absenteeism and performance issues.* Monitor and analyse department workflow to develop more efficient procedures and use of resource while maintaining a high level of accuracy, and to develop and implement process improvement where appropriate.* Ad hoc support to Management Accountants & Business Partners.
Key skills/experience required:
Skills:* Communicates effectively, including written and oral presentation, engaging customers and stakeholders as appropriate to role * Demonstrates excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, with an analytical and methodical approach to work* Effective leadership skills within staff management, task management and process improvement.* Ability to work very well in a team or independently, consulting and co-ordinating others appropriately in the wider function and business. * Ability to apply specialist knowledge to improve processes.* Computer literate and competent with required operating systems and Microsoft Office products - highly competent with MS Excel
Experience:* Qualified accountant - ACCA/CIMA/ACA* Experience of working within a regulatory environment is preferred but not essential* Experience in implementation of new financial systems and/or processes* Experience in staff management* Experience in external audit, either having worked in Practice or significant experience of a year-end audit process
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age
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