Management Accountant

Posted 10 April 2024
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameKirk Wilber-Moran

Job description

Axon Moore are excited to be partnering with a global business who specialise in the UK Defence sector to recruit a Management Accountant to join their team in a stand alone role. 

Their Engineering team and Production Operators have been directly involved in designing, building, and getting hand’s on with products that are now roaming the surface of Mars, orbiting the Sun and about to be launched to land on an asteroid.

With strong outlook in our Defence, Commercial and Space markets, plus the worlds push to ‘Go Green’ with renewable energy, their new product development is a key focus.

What you'll be involved in:

You will support the Financial Controller in the preparation of timely and accurate management information for Corporate and the senior Management team to enable informed commercial and strategic decision making.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Completing the monthly management accounts pack on a timely and accurate basis, with high quality analysis and commentary
  • Preparing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring that any differences/issues are identified, reported and resolved
  • Controlling Intercompany transactions/reconciliations
  • Monitoring projects for compliance
  • Assisting with inventory valuation, analysis, reporting, control and annual stock counts
  • Monitoring performance against budgets/plan and reporting to the management team
  • Analysis of Sales and orders
  • Operational excellence reporting and control
  • Margin analysis
  • Assisting in the preparation of the weekly 80/20 reports
  • Approving RFQ’s and orders and working with the business team to ensure quote margins meet business plans.
  • Providing business support and developing financial models to provide financial insight and improve commercial awareness
  • Ensuring the integrity of the financial records, defining controls and procedures necessary to ensure the consistency, accuracy and reliability of financial results
  • Assisting with preparation of annual budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Various ad hoc tasks
What they're looking for in you:
  • CIMA or ACCA fully qualified or finalist.
  • Degree in Finance, Accountancy, Maths or equivalent experience
  • Experience and understanding of Manufacturing environments, would be ideal, but not essential
  • Excellent business partnering and communication skills demonstrating capability to influence and collaborate at a senior level
  • A continuous improvement mind set and strong systems capability, particularly with Excel (complex formulas, data analysis sets).
  • Outstanding attention to detail and strong administration skills
  • Able to work autonomously