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Management Accountant

Location: REDDITCH, WORCESTERSHIRE Salary: 30000 - 35000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 7 months ago Reference: 3138393
Reed Accountancyare currently working with a manufacturing organisation based in Redditch, who are looking to recruit a Management accountant in their growing and dynamic business.

Thje primary function would include the management of the cost accounting system. Support the Financial Controller in completing financial analysis for management with a high level of problem solving skills and ability to communicate effectively across functional lines.

Job description:

Complete monthly reporting of 5209 UK Ducting Ledger through Encore & DFT packages in a timely and accurate manner.
Monitor standard, manufacturing and operational profit during the month, and understand and explain variances to forecast to ensure no surprises during month-end close.
Complete month end journal entry through Oracle ERP System and reconciliation tasks for UK Ducting and Lakeside General Ledgers.
To assist in SOX compliance and complete specific monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations in a SOX friendly format.
Reconciliation of Inter Company Payables Accounts
Maintain the Fixed Asset Register and ensure all additions accounted for correctly. Manager the CAR request and approval process.
Maintain accurate standard and current cost system. This includes working with Engineering, Supply Chain Management and Production teams to ensure bill of materials and routers are accurately set up and that material variances are understood and reconciled.
Develop and understand labour and overhead rates and manage the annual standard cost update.
Exert strong controls over inventory and E&O, including the preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations and working alongside production to ensure obsolete inventory is correctly accounted for.
Assist in the annual physical inventory / ongoing cycle counts by ensuring adequate controls and procedures, and completing all required documentation for Group. Assist Inventory controller in ad-hoc PI specific requirements.
Trouble shoot existing accounting systems to correct problems. Develop new procedures and process improvements to enhance financial control and reporting.
To complete preparation of profit plan and departmental budgets for UK Ducting and maintenance of Reporting Templates and Encore & DFT systems as required by Group
To complete Customs & Excise Intrastat and Government Statistical Returns
To participate in the Quality and Lean activities of the department, including BOS
Become cross-trained throughout the department and deputise for the AP and AR team members, ensuring that we maintain performance levels during times of peak workload and absence / holidays.

Person specification:

• (CIMA / ACCA part qualified or QBE.
• Three (3) to five (5) years experience in the field .
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant software.
• Previous experience of US GAAP / Sarbannes Oxley reporting an advantage.

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