Management Accountant Up to Salary Not Specified plus benefits Michael Page Finance , Didcot

£34k – £46k per annum

My client are seeking a motivated qualified accountant to join its small and busy Finance team at their brand-new state-of-the-art office just south of Didcot. This role will be key in supporting the development of new and existing finance processes to meet the growing needs of the company.
Client Details
The client, based south of Didcot, are a growing start-up. The work environment is fast-paced and dynamic, with plenty of opportunities to learn and contribute. The ideal candidate will be quick to pick up new processes and show initiative. This role will be varied and challenging, providing an amazing opportunity for a newly qualified finance professional.
Key responsibilities for the Management Accountant:Finance Operations Development:
Working with the wider finance team to help implement improvements to financial systems and processes including those which impact on the wider business
Take ownership of critical month end tasks such as revenue recognition and project cost allocation.
Work with the wider finance team to develop financial systems, including involvement in the Company wide ERP system implementation
Supporting the finance team with month end management reporting to Japanese holding company
Supporting the finance team with managing the cashflow in relation to project income and costs
Project Forecasting, Accounting and Reporting:
Work with the Head of Finance to maintain the project forecasting process
Support Project Managers to prepare data and analysis for monthly financial project status reports including;
Project actual spend vs budget
Forecast spend to year end and over project lifetime
Variance analysis against budget and previous forecast
Support Project Managers with preparing resource analysis to better understand effort spent and identifying potential areas of risk to the project
Support on Project audits
Other activities:
Supporting finance team with year end accounts and audit process. This will include liaising with auditors for certain areas such as revenue recognition
Assistance with conversion of reported UK GAAP figures to IFRS for group consolidated reporting as required
Liaise with external accountant to provide information for the annual Corporation Tax return and R&D claims
Other ad hoc reporting requirements requested by Japanese parent company
The successful Management Accountant will be:
Essential Skills
Accounting qualification – CIMA, ACCA or ACA
Minimum of 2 years’ experience with accounting
Experience building or maintaining Excel models
Confident in using Excel to manipulate and analyse data
Embraces change and comfortable to challenge stakeholders in a productive and collaborative way
Confident communicator
Ability to identify and resolve problems
Experience with general ledger functions and journal creation and entry
Involvement in the budgeting/forecasting process
Desirable skills
Experience with SAP Business by Design
Project accounting
Previous involvement in process improvement/implementation
Familiar with the year-end process
Job Offer
On offer for the successful Management Accountant is:
£50,000 – £60,000 depending on experience.
Opportunity to work with a highly talented, diverse & dynamic international team with cutting edge technology
Flexible working around core hours in a friendly and supportive environment
Hybrid working available
25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
Life insurance and long-term sick pay
Private healthcare (taxable benefit)
Visa sponsorship for employees considered
New state of the art office and cleanroom facility
Regular social events

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Didcot

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