Senior Management Accountant- Harrogate Based PLC - Hybrid

Posted 24 February 2023
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid working
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

Are you newly qualified and looking for a step into a number two role with a highly reputable, acquisitive and market leading PLC?

This international, award winning business has been established for just over 60 years!

Based just outside of Harrogate town centre, their very impressive, newly refurbished Head Offices are easily accessible from Harrogate (and surrounding), Beckwithshaw, Otley, Keighley and Skipton.

This role will join the Shared Service Centre finance team, supporting the Finance Manager in providing robust accounting and management information, along with overseeing and coaching the team of 4-5.

**This opportunity would be ideally suited to a fully qualified management accountant with experience working in a high volume/fast paced bigger business environment, looking to step up into a number two role with a PLC that will add high value to their CV/experience***

Reporting to the Divisional Finance Manager, the key duties will include:
  • Lead the team in the production of the management accounts, ensuring they are produced to the standards required and within required timetables.
  • Assist with the preparation, review and full documentation of assigned monthly balance sheet reconciliations and quarterly VAT returns.
  • Manage and develop the Assistant Management Accountants including carrying out Performance and Development reviews on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the compilation of data to support external and internal audit requirements and other information required by Group for year-end reporting.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with divisional finance teams and other group functions. 
  • Review, suggest improvements, and assist in the implementation of changes to the processes and controls around all aspects of finance.
  • Ensure appropriate procedure notes are maintained, updated and documented for defined areas of responsibility.
  • Be involved in key projects within the Finance Team as directed.

The successful candidate will:
  • Be fully qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified - Essential
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in a management accounts role - Essential
  • Have experience of accounting processes in a large/high volume organisation - Essential
  • Have previous experience of staff management/supervision - Desirable

What's on offer?
  • Fantastic newly refurbished offices with on site parking
  • Hybrid working - 3 days office based
  • Flexibility around start/finish times and hybrid options considered
  • Employee share save scheme
  • Healthcare benefits/discounts
  • Life assurance
  • Company pension