Job Description

Management Accountant 

MacKenzie King are recruiting a Management Accountant to join a successful business based on the outskirts of Ipswich. Working alongside the CEO, you will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective financial management, including setting and monitoring budgets, overseeing day-to-day financial management, and providing advice and guidance and financial reports, to inform the development and delivery of the strategy and business plan.

Duties Include:

  • Responsible for annual budget setting and 6-monthly review and cashflow forecasting.
  • Prepare quarterly reports to Board, yearly or six-monthly projections and analysis, and ad hoc reports as necessary.
  • Preparation of year-end accounts.
  • Manage the internal finance and accounting systems and databases.
  • Oversee delivery of payroll.
  • Ensure appropriate levels of financial authorisation are in place and followed.
  • Ensure compliance with HMRC.
  • Commission specialist VAT and other financial advice as required.
  • Work with the Shareholders and CEO on financial forecasting/planning.
  • Support staff with preparing and managing project budgets.
  • Oversee policy and procedure development and implementation of data protection.
  • Review, improve and ensure implementation of project management processes.
  • Ensure appropriate equipment and infrastructure resources are in place for staff and Shareholders.
  • Ensure insurance is in place for all activity.
  • Continually improve and manage IT, phone and internet contracts.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure optimal use of the CMS customer relationship management system (CRM).

Candidate Requirements

  • Experience of management accounting, including analysis and commentary.
  • Experience of audits, invoices, bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable and budget preparation.
  • Experience of working with and co-ordinating expenditure across multi-project budgets.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations, including VAT, and accounting processes.
  • Ability to manage payroll
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.