Management Accountant




Finance, Management Accountant


£40,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:

Full time

Date Posted:

20/11/2023 14:44:00

My client are looking for a Management Accountant to join their busy team in Egham. They are looking for some one Part Qualified (CIMA or ACCA) with experience, office based paying £40Kpa.

Key responsibilities

  • Management Reporting, Analysis & Communication
    • Produce all regular monthly management accounts [MACs] for QA review by the GFC
    • Simplify & improve MACs format, content, and process
    • Benchmarking analyses of [Top 20] supplier base, cost base, store performance
    • Ad hoc & Value Added analyses to identify profit improvement & cost saving
    • Reactivate 6-monthly & annual analyses previously produced, now dormant
    • Attend various meetings, on behalf of GFC +/or AFC [e.g. JP meetings]

  • MI continuous improvement; eg
    • Interpretation & Variance comments for all entities
    • SSAF for all entities
    • Identify material inconsistency of bookkeeping treatment across entities
    • Automation, Efficiency, Pace, Accuracy, User-friendliness, Relevance
    • EPOS MI development:
      • Learn routines & frequency for all existing EPOS MI [to be able to deputise for AFC if/where needed]
      • Assist AFC in development & deployment of GP enhancing MI and analysis
    • Further analyses as prioritised and required by GFC

  • Budgeting Planning and Control
    • Preparation of draft Budgets for all entities within the Group, working with the Budget holders to agree planned spend.
    • Review and control of spend against budgets.

  • Support, maintenance & development of key excel files:
    • Weekly Sales report. New store maintenance, JP changes, landlord changes, Year End graphs and input tab creation for new financial year
    • Fishkeeper Limited billing spreadsheet
    • MACs reporting files
    • Quarterly turnover rent calculations
    • Fixed Asset Register files [& cleanse data per Capex Accounting policy]
    • Quarterly Accruals & Prepayments schedules (working with Bookkeepers)
    • Annual Roll forward of Store MACs
    • Budget model maintenance and roll forward

  • Financial accounting
    • First port of call for RSM information queries, specifically Analytical Review questions such as 'why has turnover dropped in store 'X'?'
    • Maintain appropriate back up documentation
    • Incorporation of RSM Audit Journals into MA Sage package, plus refreshing all monthly MACs to correctly reflect the changes
    • Technical accounting : first contact to resolve technical issues and advise bookkeepers
    • Intercompany matrix review - ensure all intercompany accounts agree across the group monthly (currently done annually only)

  • Formal record maintenance: Company secretarial, Equity accounts, Transfer pricing
    • Maintain Company secretarial & Profit Share records
    • Draft production of Partner Equity statements, for DR QA and swifter issue/timetable
    • Ensure transfer pricing agreements from Fishkeeper Limited up to date

Qualifications and Experience

  • Part-Qualified Accountant [CIMA or ACCA]
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Knowledge of Sage 200
  • Knowledge of EPOS

Personal Qualities

  • Confident, Good communicator, Team player
  • Critical thinker, change agent looking for continuous improvement
  • Self-motivated, keen to learn, commercial mindset
  • Ability to work on own initiative, Analytical
  • Organised, Hits deadlines, Flexible approach to work
  • Attention to detail

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.