Management Accountant


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March 31, 2022
York, United Kingdom
Job Type
£30000 - £38000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a global group who are in their third year of exponential growth. With over 22 business units, each of whom complement each other, they are sit firmly within the life science arena. Exciting and forever changing, this particular area is one of the fastest growing sectors across the globe. With the UK Head office based in state of the are facilities, they have further locations across 3 continents. With an aggressive and exciting growth plan, which will see a further 200% increase on revenues in 2022, they are offering a unique opportunity to join at a time where you can springboard your career to the next level. A group who are changing the lives of each and every one of us, they value each member of the team and have the ability to offer support progression and exciting times await the successful Candidate.

Accompanying benefits:

• Flexible Working Hours with Core hours 10am-4pm
• Annual Discretionary Bonus
• Company Pension Scheme
• Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities
• Free car parking on site

Your new role as Management Accountant:

As Management Accountant you shall support the Financial Controller as well as being a key liaison to internal stakeholders. Working with likeminded finance professionals in both in the UK and abroad, this is a varied and exciting role where no day will be the same. The group are in a period of rapid growth both in the UK and overseas and have an accounts function across the wider group currently made up of 6 individuals. As Management Accountant based in the central head office you shall be the main point of contact for the UK business. This role is diverse and progressive and the team is looking for a dynamic person, with a “thinking on your feet” attitude, who is capable of handling and anticipating a variety of duties.

With exposure to colleagues across the globe and the ability to gain experience across the UK business, you shall maintain the day to day operations in finance as well as having the opportunity to be involved in various projects. This role holds much opportunity for growth and development. Support will be given to you as a candidate if desired and will also support the ability for you to study and gain professional qualifications should you wish.

Main Role Duties:

• Preparing monthly management accounts for a number of UK entities
• Day to day management of the ledgers for a number of UK entities in Xero
• Preparation of VAT returns
• Dealing with HMRC queries (VAT, Corporation tax and PAYE)
• Supporting the Purchasing team and cost control
• Maintain inventory records
• Liaising and working closely with members of the finance teams across the globe
• Assisting financial controller with the preparation of board/management material
• Preparing monthly cross charges journals and intercompany transaction and balances matrix
• Prepare complex reconciliations across multiple entities

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

We are looking for an individual who is proactive in their work, innovative, eager to learn and an effective communicator. There is no formal qualification required to apply however, you must have industry experience in a similar role where the tasks and responsibilities have been part of your day to day role. The business will support you in studies should you wish to take these on or complete a part qualification and they will also look at Candidates who are fully qualified and ready to take the next step in your career. You shall have experience of preparing management accounts, as well as month end processes, cashflow review and other core accounting duties. This role also requires strong communication skills. Although not essential you may also have knowledge and experience of consolidation and have used Xero.

Salary and reward on offer:
This is a unique opportunity to join a global business in growth, in a sector which is forever developing and changing. It’s an opportunity to operate in flexible working conditions with a hybrid arrangement and an annual Discretionary Bonus. With a company Pension Scheme and extensive Learning & Development Opportunity there is a real scope to grow and progress. The only limits are those you may impose on yourself.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman – Senior Finance Recruitment, Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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