Group Management Accountant

Management Accountant - Greater Manchester, North West

Ref: 376Thursday 11 August 2022

up to £50K, DB Pension, 30 Days holiday + Christmas shutdown & bank holidays, Hybrid & flexible working and more

This large Education provider based in Manchester is looking for a Qualified Accountant with consolidated management accounts experience and strong budgeting & forecasting skills to join their team as the Group Management Accountant. With flexible working patterns alongside a good hybrid to office work-life balance, and superb pension and holidays, this is a great role for an experienced, rounded strategic finance professional.

THE ROLE

Supporting the CFO, Group FD, and the Senior Management Team with essential financial information for budgeting, short, medium, and long-term planning, and strategic decision making.

Key responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate monthly reporting and the consolidation and reporting of group numbers & performance
  • Consolidation of group numbers for budgets, forecasts, and strategic plans  to deliver integrated financial plans (P&L, B/S & Cashflow)
  • Co-ordinate and control the budgeting process including the production of the annual budget 
  • Business Partner the Senior Management Team enabling the budget holders to deliver services within budget and on time
  • Providing analytical review and insight to support strategic decision-making
  • Create and maintain business case and cashflow projections for strategic projects and initiatives
  • Development of planning & forecasting tools 

THE PERSON

  • You will be a fully qualified accountant with rounded experience of consolidated management accounts, budgeting and forecasting
  • Having a wider business mind and perspective, understanding not just the P&L but where the B/S fits in alongside the broader picture
  • A self-starter with great stakeholder management experience and a natural way of communicating finance at all levels across both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Advanced Excel

THE BENEFITS

  • Salary c£50K for a 37 hour week
  • 30 Days holiday plus a non-contractual Christmas shut down
  • Hybrid & flexible working
  • Superb Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts on health care plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts & offers with well-known retailers

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