Finance

Reporting Accountant

Full Time

Purpose

To support the management accountant and senior management accountant in timely and accurate production of monthly management accounts and other key monthly/quarterly internal financial reporting packs. This includes financial data (actuals/historical including comparison to budget/forecast), key performance indicators and qualitative commentary. This role is perfect for a part qualified individual who thrives on detail, with a focus on preparation and analysis of actual results of the business in line with monthly process and timetable.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:
Involvement in production of internal management accounts for distribution to budget holders.
Completion of lead schedules and supporting schedules – requires efficiency and attention to detail.
Production of monthly and quarterly internal financial reporting packs. – requires communication with business partners and demonstration of a strong understanding of the numbers and key drivers along with Board level commentary.
Monthly Roll forward and production of key schedules
Assist Management Accountant/Senior Management Accountant in adhoc/quarterly tasks.
Assistance in production of monthly balance sheet file with a focus on ongoing improvement of the reconciliations where necessary
Ensure adherence to relevant SOx related controls and processes.
Ongoing improvement of internal reporting packs and processes where necessary.

The Person
Strong academic background.
Industry experience (experience with management accounts helpful but not essential).
Working towards / part qualified CIMA / ACCA .
Strong attention to detail (including self-review).
Excellent time management skills.
Strong reporting writing skills, specifically in relation to Board level commentary writing.
Possess strong IT skills, specifically in Excel and PowerPoint.
Willingness to analyse at a granular level where required to support material variances.
Excellent planning and organisation skills.