Management Accountant

Start date: After notice period DOE Flexible

Role Summary

Aventum Group's finance department is on a journey to build a platform for business monitoring and decision support.  This role is integral to centralizing the management account process across the Group, providing management with timely and accurate reporting on which business decisions will be made.  The role is fundamental to helping the Group Financial Controller deliver on the short and medium-term objectives which will require a "hands-on" attitude.  This is a newly created role and will require individuals to have the ability to design, and implement, their own processes with the assistance of the wider finance department.  The role covers a large number of corporate legal entities, across multiple geographical locations therefore able to work multi-currency is a must.

Role Responsibilities

  • Processing month-end journals and owning the month-end timetable, communicating across Finance leads to creating a streamlined process

  • Preparing the monthly management accounts reporting pack (Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and cash flow reporting), inputting budget data and variance analysis to monthly actuals to make sure management accounts accurately reflect business performance

  • Preparing accurate balance sheet reconciliations with appropriate backup in line with the owner's policy, including but not limited to fixed assets, prepayments, accruals, and other debtors/creditors

  • Preparing monthly management information reports, including but not limited to:

  • Corporate card and cash expense claims, to summarise travel and entertaining costs by individual and divisions;

  • Ancillary department corporate costs to identify directly attributable cost base; and

  • Key supplier spend analysis, and identification of potential cost savings to be implemented

  • Reviewing payroll balance sheet reconciliations

  • Close collaboration with the FP&A team to build out internal financial reporting and profit centre reporting

  • Other ad hoc tasks as and when required by the business

Skills & Experience

  • ACA, ACCA, and CIMA qualified with at least one year’s post-qualification experience

  • Highly numeric with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to identify and control weaknesses by being proactive to suggest and implement improvements

  • Able to work well under pressure, whilst meeting deadlines

  • Highly computer literate and proficient in financial systems, Microsoft Excel, and Word (including lookups, pivot tables and advanced formulae)

  • Experienced in accessing Oracle NetSuite’s (desired)

  • Experience in the insurance sector is preferred, not essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels

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