Group Management Accountant

The Role

This will be a challenging role in a fast-paced environment at an acquisitive and rapidly growing company.

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated finance professional to join the eQuality Solutions Group as Group Management Accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who are experiencing high levels of growth and success with genuine opportunities to forge a career within this organisation for the right individual.

The Group Management Accountant provides a professional, reliable, and efficient service to the wider organisation, delivering accurate, timely management information, cost reduction opportunities, whilst ensuring that high levels of quality and performance are maintained.

The successful candidate will support the Head of Finance in managing the day-to-day operations of the finance team. This role will lead in the production of management accounts, KPI reports, quality control of data and internal business relationships.

Joining a finance team of seven, the successful applicant must be happy to undertake the administrative elements of an SME finance function as well as possessing the gravitas and expertise to undertake more strategic elements of the role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • VAT reconciliations and returns.
  • Quality checking of processed invoices, bank, etc.
  • Checking supplier payment runs.
  • Banking reconciliation.
  • Preparation and posting of journals.
  • Purchase ledger/sales ledger reconciliation/month end reconciliation.
  • Payroll management.
  • Cashflow management and forecasting.
  • Balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Stock counts and reconciliations.
  • Weekly and monthly KPI reporting.
  • Process improvements.
  • Managing expenses and purchase card processes.
  • Team leadership and mentoring to junior team members.
  • To assist Head of Finance with a variety of projects.

Essential Skills:

  • The ability to turn data into information and explain the numbers to non-finance staff.
  • Sound knowledge of Excel and Microsoft office.
  • High level of numeracy and accuracy.
  • Experience of running monthly management accounts.

Beneficial Skills / Experience:

  • Ideally, you will be a passed finalist or recently completed your ACCA/CIMA and will have good working knowledge of the full management accounts process.
  • Have worked in an acquisitive business.
  • Group consolidation experience.
  • Microsoft GP Dynamics experience.
  • Experience of dashboard reporting and analytics.

Personal Skills:

  • Proactive forward thinker.
  • Worked in a group environment.
  • Committed and gets the job done.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Ability to act as team leader.
  • Good communicator.
  • Ability to manage workloads and deadlines.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Quick to learn.
  • A genuine interest/background in the technology sector (desirable).

Apply here

If you are interested in applying for the role of Group Management Accountant please send a CV and cover letter to Head of Finance Kim Scott, kimscott@invate.co.uk