Management Acccountant (Qualified)

Posted 20 September 2023
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are working with a PE backed, market leading SME business based in Oldham to recruit a Qualified Management Accountant for their USA based business. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and successful company who are looking to bring in a dynamic Qualified accountant.

The successful candidate will report to the Group Finance Director and have responsibility for the day-to-day transactional accounting responsibilities through to the timely production of monthly management accounts and month-end reporting. This is a very hands on, end-to-end role, including payroll and you will need to gain a clear understanding of the business in terms of adding value with BI and MI delivered from the data.

Working hours are aligned to the USA time zone;
7.5 hours a day, Monday to Friday. These will need to be managed between the hours of 11:30 and 20:30 dependent on workload and any required meetings. This role requires you to be in the office 5 days, with an element of being able to work remotely outside of UK office hours.

Salary: £50k DOE

Responsibilities include: 
  • Reporting to the Finance Director, preparing and delivering the month end accounts, P&L, Balance sheet fully reconciled, Cash Flow and developing and delivering functional leadership team requirements and business KPI's.
  • Supporting the annual budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Preparation of sales reports.
  • Ensure all purchase invoices are posted into AP system and required supplier payments made.
  • Reconciliation of Credit Card Statement every month to ensure all costs are accurately recorded. 
  • Preparation of the Accruals and Prepayments.
  • Preparation of the US Payroll for authorisation by the President and Finance Director. Payroll supervision and responsibility for on time, accurate completion through payroll agency (currently ADP) and BACS commitment along with US filing requirements.
  • Posting of Employment cost journals.
  • Population of monthly Management Information Packs.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliation and resolution every month.
  • Daily, weekly, period Banking
  • Completion of annual Audit deliverables pack along with ongoing timely information requirements during audit process.
  • Providing support in a variety of financial projects.
  • Assist the Finance Director and FP&A with audit queries during year-end processes.
  • Foster and develop excellent working relationships with other members of the finance team and wider commercial and operational functions of the business particularly in the US.
  • Continuously develop current processes and systems both as a team and individually.
  • Any other Ad hoc duties as required by Management.
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Previous experience in a Management Accountant role (US experience would be highly advantageous)
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified is essential
  • Experience with Sage 300 and MS Dynamics will also prove useful.
  • Intermediate Excel skills (VLookup/Pivot tables) are essential
  • Good commercial awareness and able to influence at all levels
  • Hands on and happy to encompass all financial elements within this role
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate accuracy and pay attention to detail
  • Work in a mature, courteous and professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills – approachable and down to earth with good communication skills
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore