Management Accountant

Are you an experienced Management Accountant? Are you a team player with a great attitude? Do you have a passion for finance and numbers? If this sounds like you, we have an exciting opportunity, where you can take the next step in your career and work with a leading brand. A little bit about us... We're a retail marketing agency specialising in driving growth in an ever-connected world. We combine the power of people, technology, and consumer insight to deliver moments that matter. You will be the connection between brands and their audience, so every day will be exciting, challenging and incredibly rewarding Our values create the Blue Square heartbeat and are the centre of everything we do. 1. Excellence - we bring our best self-everyday 2. Integrity - we always do the right thing 3. Heart - we work & lead with heart 4. Curious - we seek to understand, grow & develop 5. Together - we grow & stand stronger What does a typical day in this role look like? An exciting role where you will take ownership for the smaller group companies, end-to-end, supporting the budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning as well as ensuring accurate monthly reporting. This role will require a hands-on approach which may include transactional posting of data for sales ledger, accounts payable and bank reconciliations. You will be a key point of contact in the Finance function for stakeholders across the business in understanding budgets, financial analysis, and our reporting systems. This is a pivotal role in ensuring the effective ongoing management of our business accounts, forecasting to shape the future success of the business. Building and maintain excellent relationships with the client teams and internal teams at HQ Maintain an expert understanding of teams, structures, and budgets Supporting and processing of transactional information into accounting system. Preparation of monthly Management Accounts Balance Sheet reconciliations Preparation of monthly financial statements and reporting packs Assisting in the development of the finance and reporting systems Carrying out/oversee month end duties such as journal preparation and posting, balance sheet and bank reconciliations Assisting in the revision of old processes and helping develop and implement new processes Assisting in the development of the finance and reporting systems Preparation of Audit schedules Preparation of VAT returns and statutory remittances Forecasting of overhead costs and assisting with the preparation of annual budgets Assisting the management team with ad-hoc requests Ability to assist with Accounts Payable / Expenses / Credit Control / Payroll process to meet tight company deadlines when needed Assisting the management and wider finance team with ad-hoc requests We'd love to meet someone with Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) Able to adapt communication to all levels of hierarchy Effective at stakeholder management Good problem solver with analytical skills Advanced excel knowledge to include pivot tables and v-lookups Team player with a great attitude Strong attention to detail Great organisational skills Adaptable and flexible Ability to multitask Positive attitude in high-pressure situations Ability to manage and prioritise workload effectively Pro-active and able to work off own initiative Detail orientated, analytical and a solution-based thinker Good time management skills Part or fully qualified CIMA/ACCA or similar qualification And last but not least... what's in it for you? The chance to develop and implement new processes The opportunity to work towards further finance qualifications We offer a great range of benefits which include... Perkbox & Perkbox freebies Perkbox Medical & EAP Eye care vouchers Simply Health Company sick pay Cycle to work scheme This role is partially working from home and from the head office in Hertford.

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