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Management Accountant - 12 months FTC

  • Location: South Yorkshire, Sheffield
  • Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: 5685566
  • Recruiter: Stephanie Teale

Management Accountant - 12 months FTC

Sheffield

THE OPPORTUNITY

This is an exciting opportunity to join the exciting Management Accounts team. Your role will be so varied having responsibility for the global finance teams.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Monthly reporting

  • Check that all countries have completed their variance analysis reports
  • Query any unexpected variances in the monthly management accounts with the relevant local finance team

Annual reporting

  • Prepare year end consolidation package templates for distribution to local finance teams. Review final drafts and ensure that all are ready for audit according to the year-end timetable
  • Support local finance teams in understanding any IFRS adjustments required for their entity
  • Be a point of contact for external auditors
  • Liaise with local finance teams to post year end and local statutory journals
  • Support local finance teams in completing the local to group reconciliation process

Local finance team liaison

  • Lead the quarterly Financial Controller calls
  • Attend and present at Financial Controller conferences
  • Carry out regular visits to local finance teams in different countries to build relationships and trouble shoot specific issues
  • Assist with inductions for new Financial Controllers and local finance team members
  • Act as a point of contact in central finance for local finance teams, including responding to queries and requests for information

Projects, working on various ad hoc projects such as:

  • Transition of work from one team to another
  • Setting up or acquisition of new entities
  • Demerger and restructure of entities
  • Supporting local finance teams with implementation of new software
  • Assisting on business compliance review visits
  • Following up on financial risks identified in local finance teams
  • Support improvements to financial controls and other efficiencies
  • Contributing to various meetings in central finance

ABOUT YOU

  • Be a qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent)
  • Have a strong technical background and be confident technically
  • Previous international exposure would be preferable and be willing to travel internationally
  • Be comfortable meeting and building up relationships with members of the local finance teams
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be fluent in English
  • Have an interest in finance systems

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